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Solar Technician

$30.00 – $45.00 hourly


Last Updated: 4/16/24

Job Description

Solar Electrical Lead

1 site lead located in the Golden Triangle 2 site in Columbus, MS.

Pay: $30-45/hr


  • Minimum 1-3 years UTILITY solar experience or power generation.
  • Electrical certifications not required. Electrical and substation experience is a huge plus.
  • The Site Lead / Supervisor will maintain, troubleshoot, test, repair, and install equipment in designated locations in accordance with established standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar power plants in accordance with established standards and procedures; always maintains safety and professionalism
  • Troubleshoot system problems and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Provide a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components with help and use of digital multi-meters, meggers, amp clamps, and similar equipment. Tests installed equipment, ensuring proper working order including daily mechanical electrical inspections
  • Responsible for documentation including, but not limited to; work orders, service orders, time logs, and emergency information schedules
  • Responsible for Equipment Maintenance and Tool Control Programs
  • Manages the Site Safety and Accident Prevention Programs
  • Runs the Area or Site Training Program
  • Maintains inventory control of assigned equipment to ensure adequate stock levels
  • Maintain high quality control on provided tools, vehicles, and materials
  • Train, mentor, and develop Solar Technicians
  • Ensure continuing education to meet safety and plant requirements
  • Maintain the Plant’s vegetation requirements; includes mowing and spraying routinely
  • Employment may require working on weekends and holidays, including an “on call” service availability via telephone/text message

Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid Driver’s License REQUIRED
  • Inverter Specialist or Solar Technician with 3+ years’ experience; Knowledgeable of renewable energy peculiarities; expertise in DC array technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic electrical calculations, read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow, working independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform necessary physical activity, including lifting up to 80 Lbs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00 - $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Sick Days

Company Details

Miami, Florida, United States
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