Cypress Creek Renewables Field Service Technician - Solar in Columbia, South Carolina
Field Service Technician - Solar
at Cypress Creek Renewables
(View all jobs)
Do you desire to be part of an exciting, emerging industry with an opportunity for great personal experience and growth? Cypress Creek is seeking an enthusiastic individual to play an important role in this fast-moving, nimble solar development and financing company.
Currently, we have an opening in South Carolina for a full-time Field Service Technician.
Cypress Creek Renewables is driven by the belief that solar makes our world cleaner and healthier. From development to construction to operations, we create projects that benefit communities for decades. As a leader in utility and community scale solar, Cypress Creek welcomes and supports a diverse group of innovative thinkers from all backgrounds. Cypress Creek has corporate offices in North Carolina and California, as well as local offices throughout the country.
CCR is seeking a highly motivated candidate with utility solar experience to perform required preventative maintenance activities on solar PV systems. The Field Service Technician will also respond to corrective maintenance cases to troubleshoot, test, and repair PV systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Conducting on-site routine maintenance, service, trouble shooting and repair of solar photovoltaic facilities
DC and AC testing included but not limited to polarity, open circuit voltage, grounding continuity, communication, insulation resistance testing, I-V curve tracing
Maintaining the vehicle, tools, meters and truck stock
Creating service reports and maintaining spare parts inventory
Identify safety hazards and take appropriate action to remove or eliminate hazards
Create operability and major issue/downtime reports
Preferred Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
NABCEP Certified Installation Professional
2+ years of experience PV maintenance, including PV DC operations, AC medium voltage systems, network communications and monitoring
Experience with operation of SCADA, DAS and UPS systems
Skilled in the use of testing equipment and tools such as Thermographic Electrical Inspection, IV Curve Tracing, Meggers, Ground Fault Detection
Experience in all aspects of PV maintenance, including DC systems, AC medium voltage systems, and network communications and monitoring
Diagnostic capabilities to troubleshoot and correct problems found
Knowledge of National Electrical Code and standard design/construction practices
Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams
Proficiency with MS Office suite
Ability to take direction and complete tasks with minimal oversight
Valid Driver’s License
OSHA 10 HR Training
NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in workplace
Must have the ability to travel, work on-call during off-shift hours and weekends
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Work is to be performed in the field and in the office.
Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures. PPE personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; hard hat, arc flash protection, safety glasses, hearing protection)
Must have the ability to sit, stoop, kneel, bend, stand, or walk for 8-10 hours a day.
Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
We value strong teamwork and dedication to detailed execution in a fast-paced startup atmosphere. Cypress is seeking an enthusiastic, self-starter to play an important role in a fast-growing solar development company.
We provide a stable and professional work environment. If you would like to become part of our future and are looking for a growth and longevity, then please submit your resume for employment consideration.