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Commissioning Technician

$25.00 – $26.00 hourly


Last Updated: 11/16/22

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Job Description

Summary of Role:
SunPower New Homes is seeking a Junior Commissioning Technician I to work as the field representative performing system activation for newly installed photovoltaic systems in a set region. This role includes setting up communication between rooftop and ground-level equipment and also troubleshooting systems that fail to be commissioned or are underperforming.

This position involves managing a high volume of residential and multi-family zoned projects. Working directly with scheduling team, customer care, technical support, internal stakeholders, homeowners, and home builder staff as needed. Documenting the quality of a system installation is required to ensure commissioning can be done efficiently.

Must Have Solar Panel Technician or Installer Experience

Location: Will be in Greater South Sacramento Area (Elk Grove, Lodi, Stockton, Tracy, Modesto, Turlock)

Pay: $25

Shift: 10am PST - 3pm PST

Contract Position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Commission residential PV systems – Residential and Multi-Family buildings
2. Complete on-site diagnosis of system operation, performance, and productivity
3. Use phone-based applications to collect photographs, input data, and create site-specific reports in real time from job sites
4. Identify, coordinate, and observe work completed by sub-contractors
5. Document time and workflow with schedulers and supervisor in real time
6. Complete assigned training and qualification requirements within a specified timeframe, including meeting or exceeding minimum test score requirements
7. Prepare reports and communicate to stakeholders in real time, as to the results of commissioning activities
8. Perform other duties assigned including procedure development and best practices for safety and quality
9. Access electrical distribution panels and other equipment safely to document how the system was built
10. Remove/add breakers and production CTs in the main service panel

Required Qualification:
1. Practical knowledge of electrical systems, solar electric systems and their components
2. Solid skills working on laptops and using phone Apps, and the know how to trouble shoot when working on set URLs and Apps
3. Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
5. Valid driver’s license with clean record
6. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal and driving screen
7. Ability to travel between job sites

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
2. Ability to demonstrate a responsive, customer service approach to listening and responding to requests.
3. Ability to communicate status of work activities and issues with peers and management as they relate to projects and tasks.
4. Proficient with the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
5. Experience working in a CRM-like salesforce
6. OSHA 10 certification
7. CPR certification

  • Paid accumulate sick leave
  • No weekends, Monday - Friday
  • Health Care
  • Either a vehicle or mileage reimbursement

Must undergo a background check and motor vehicle records check if hired.

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.