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PV Solar Field Technician III - Hatch/Chaparral, NM

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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location(s): Chapparral, NM, US, 88081

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  68026 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

 

Position Specific Description

This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity.  This position will be based out of the Buena Vista Solar Site located in Chaparral, New Mexico, 30 minutes north of El Paso, TX. The individual(s) will also support Hatch Solar Site located in Hatch, New Mexico.  Position is responsible for operation and maintenance for solar PV collection assemblies, battery energy storage, AC/DC inverters on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient and environmentally sound plant operations. Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles and all work locations in a safe and efficient condition. Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical and electronic trouble shooting for a solar arrays and inverters. Inspection is performed daily for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment and electrical component failures preventing inverters from producing grid power. Job will include other misc duties as assigned.  Travel to other nearby sites will be required.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar generation equipment on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment to include the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition
  • Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and battery energy storage equipment
  • Performs switching and grounding of medium and high voltage equipment
  • Ensures daily inspection for cooling system discrepancies, mechanical component breakage, and electrical component failures preventing site equipment from operating as designed are performed
  • Travel to other sites will be required

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

 

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

 

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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