Solar Electrician- Remote IL (Bloomington)

Posted: June 24, 2021

Company: Borrego

Employer Type: Other

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Electrician

Experience Level: Mid Level

Certification Required: Other

Education Required: High School/GED

City: REMOTE

County: MCLEAN

Salary Range: $45000-$55000

Borrego is seeking a Solar Electrician to join our growing team! The Solar Electrician is one of the most experienced employees in the field, and they are responsible for leading and training any team members assigned to the team. A Solar Electrician maintains a state or local electrical license.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Demonstrate integrity, strong initiative, work ethic, as well as a focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis
  • Supervise, lead, and train any Solar Technician 1 or Solar Technician 2 team member assigned to work with the Solar Electrician
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance on solar and battery installations in accordance with Borrego, customer, and OEM standards
  • Perform Corrective Maintenance on solar and battery installations in accordance with Borrego, customer, and OEM standards, ensuring that the root cause has been identified and corrected
  • Ensure that work being performed in the area meets or exceeds Borrego Solar O&M standards
  • Complete assigned tasks safely, correctly, and within the allotted time
  • Ensure all PPE, tools, and equipment assigned to the employee are accounted for, maintained in good condition, repaired or replaced as required
  • Interface with SCADA/DAS systems to understand onsite issue with the ability to communicate to both management and customers
  • Correctly document all work in a Service Visit and Case within Borrego's CMMS. Correct documentation includes proper grammar and spelling, photography, thermal photography, and completion of checklists
  • Provide technical support for customer issues as requested
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be determined by the Area Supervisor or Regional Manager

Desired Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background and motor vehicle record check
  • State or Local Electrical license
  • Ability to communicate in English, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Basic computer operation skills and familiarity with internet-based program navigation and SalesForce systems
  • Proven experience understanding and implementing OSHA regulations
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand basic drawings and schematics
  • Knowledge and understanding of solar plant construction and comprehension of how onsite equipment interacts with the overall plant
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and repair SCADA/DAS systems which are used to monitor and report onsite performance
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform IV Curve tracing, determine if an issue exists and repair it
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and repair major solar plant components (e.g. central and string inverters, transformers, combiner and re-combiner boxes, switch gears, PV modules, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot and repair major battery storage components (e.g. central and string inverters, transformers, combiner and re-combiner boxes, switch gears, battery banks, etc.)
  • Complete courses and maintain advanced inverter certifications
  • Excitement about growing along with a fast-paced, dynamic company; comfort with ambiguity and a willingness to build, experiment, and iterate when the path forward is undefined
  • A passion for renewable energy, addressing the climate crisis, and accelerating the clean energy transformation

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