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Renewable Energy Technician - Solar (Travelling Position)

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Spark Power is a leading independent power solutions provider to the electrical service industry across North America. We deliver technical solutions that help our customers transition to the grid of the future – Renewable Energy.


The Travel Renewable Energy Technician will travel to job sites around the United States and help build and maintain solar, wind, battery storage & electric vehicle infrastructure. The technician must be competent and qualified to work on electrical and/or mechanical components of Renewable Energy assets.


We are excited to provide careers in Renewables and are committed to being the best employer possible. Our product is our people!


Perks & Benefits:



  • Competitive hourly wages

  • 30:10 Rotations

  • $115 / day per diem

  • 40-Hour weekly minimum while on jobs

  • 1.5X Overtime after 40 Hours / week

  • Fast-track growth opportunities

  • A hands-on, positive Management Team that began as Technicians and have been promoted within their roles

  • Positive and fun company culture. No one is 'just a number' at Spark.

  • Benefits after the 30-day probationary period (health, vision, dental, 401K @ 50/50 Cost Share)

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program

  • Company Vehicles

  • $100 per month cell phone allowance

  • All travel, training, workwear & PPE paid for


Responsibilities: 



  • Follow all Health and Safety policies to maintain a zero-incident workplace

  • Complete routine safety documentation before every job including tailgate meetings, electrical work permits, etc.

  • Technical troubleshooting & preventative maintenance activities to maximize performance/production

  • Energization/de-energization procedures

  • Follow & implement LOTO plans & procedures

  • Interpret schematics and blueprints

  • Quality assurance checklists and inspections to document deficiencies and identify corrective actions needed

  • Follow OEM specific maintenance requirements in addition to company standards and industry best practices i.e. NETA MTS, CSA Z463, etc.



  • Daily digital reporting and documentation of all work performed

  • Work in a team-based environment and independently whereas necessary

  • Participation in on-call weekend services on a rotating schedule

  • Identify and provide feedback to issues and ongoing development of projects



  • Willing to work overtime as needed

  • Keep the sites looking clean and safe– buildings, vegetation, fences, gates, roads, etc.



  • Ensure spare parts inventory is organized and clean


What We’re Looking for:


Skills & Abilities:



  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and a willingness to learn

  • Digital literacy (proficiency with mobile apps and various software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Report writing)

  • Electrical & mechanical aptitude and experience

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work with a team mentality and liaise with customers to ensure quality of service

  • Traveling position, with scheduled rotations to projects across the U.S.A. & Canada

  • Valid Driver's License

  • In physical condition to climb a wind turbine (300+ feet) and lift / move equipment (50+ pounds)

  • Work in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures


Qualifications:



  • Firm commitment to safety

  • Be a believer in renewable energy

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Post-secondary education with an electrical or mechanical base is an asset

  • ABET/EAC certification will be considered an asset

  • State certified journeyman license an asset

  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC)



  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record 



  • Must be able to lift 34kg (75lb)



  • Ability to work at heights with good ergonomics, work may take place on ladders, platforms, and cramped spaces with constant standing and kneeling.

  • Able to determine color codes

  • Work in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures