Cypress Creek Renewables Field Service Technician - Solar in Columbia, South Carolina

Field Service Technician - Solar

at Cypress Creek Renewables

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Columbia, SC

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.

The Company

Cypress Creek Renewables believes solar energy makes the world safer, cleaner and better. Our team solves problems to successfully develop, build and operate solar facilitates across the United States. With more than 2.2 gigawatts solar energy deployed in more than a dozen states, Cypress Creek Renewables is one of the country’s leading solar companies. We are based in Santa Monica, CA with offices in San Francisco, North Carolina, and New York City.

The Role

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.