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Solar Electrician - Escondido

Vacancy Number: 26684
Location: Escondido
Date Posted: September 09, 2020

Solar Electrician

 

Duration: Direct Hire       

Location: Encondido, CA

Schedule: 5 Days per week (50 – 55 hours/week) 1 Saturday per month   

Company: Power company

 

Our Client, a Power Company that offers Solar and Storage Services to homeowners within the US, is currently searching for a Solar Electrician for their Maintenance and Service group. Our Client owns and maintains a distributed fleet of residential solar systems across 20+ states and several U.S. territories. All monitoring and inbound customer service calls are handled in-house.

 

Our Client utilizes a highly skilled team of technicians as well as third-party service partners, to maintain and service our fleet. The Solar Electrician’s primary responsibility is to support Operations & Maintenance activities by providing quick response to maintain the performance of the solar systems, provide excellent customer service to our Customers and ensure a smooth workflow and optimally performing solar systems.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and service tasks for solar customers in assigned territories
  • Diagnose and repair solar systems and electrical components
  • Evaluate systems accurately for maintenance, warranty, design and other purposes
  • Provide on-site, Tier 1 troubleshooting for solar systems
  • Collaborate closely with engineering team to resolve technical issues
  • Identify solutions to resolve technical design problems, including electrical systems used during construction
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams
  • Provide training to service staff on how to identify and resolve issues, repairs, etc.
  • Provide training to customers about process, usage, and maintenance
  • Manage and resolve customer concerns and issues in a timely manner; communicate and document progress to customer and relevant Client employees
  • Document key communications in appropriate Client software
  • Develop positive and professional relationships with channel partners and service only providers
  • Develop knowledge of all roof types and the appropriate flashings and mounts to use on those roofs
  • Complete quality assurance inspections, documenting corrective actions, and ensuring completion of corrective items within reasonable timelines
  • Maintain compliance with all Client Safety policies and practices

 

Requirements

  • Formal apprenticeship and/or vocational training
  • CA Residential License
  • Must live within 15 minutes of Escondido, CA
  • Minimum of 3+ years electrical experience required, with 3+ years in the solar electric industry preferred
  • Must possess a current, valid Driver's license
  • Working knowledge of the NEC required
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Must be willing to travel for some projects; overnight travel estimated up to 50%
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Very strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Able to work an adjusting schedule and respond to emergencies
  • Projects a professional appearance and excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.  Assistance may be provided for oversized items
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk,  and drive for up to 8 hours at a time
  • Work postures include:  reaching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, and handling objects above/below the shoulders

Competentia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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