PV Solar Field Technician Sr - Syracuse/Rochester - NY

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Date: Jul 15, 2024

Location(s): Sharon Spring, NY, US, 13459

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79675 


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

Join the world’s leading generator of wind, solar, and battery energy as a Senior Technician at NextEra Energy. As a Senior Technician you will be the critical front-line to ensure the safe and optimal performance of all wind/solar/battery operations. You will primarily focus on the safe execution of field-based equipment maintenance, diagnostics, as well as long-term reliability and profitability. Additional duties may include:


  • Implementing Operation Safety Policy Instructions, conducting field work in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) applicable regulations, encourage good employee safety practices, and drive an unparalleled employee safety culture
  • Participating in Business Lean Six Sigma processes and projects
  • Recruiting and developing other technicians for the ongoing development of team
  • Supporting site manager for all phases of timely safety and environmental reporting,  financial reporting, power generating equipment availability. 
  • Drive site project turnover from ROI team to operations team. 
  • Collaborating closely with internal NextEra users to develop and implement operation focused feedback and solutions for planned and unplanned maintenance, improvement projects, development, and financial performance
  • Presenting a positive professional representation of NextEra Energy in the community and with the customer


This role will require 100% travel inside the region and 50% travel outside of the regional. In this role you would be responsible 1/3 training new employees and 2/3 technician work - In this role, you will also be responsible for all site metrics including production, environmental and safety. 

- You will be expected to move sites from ROI to operations within a 180 day timeframe.


We offer competitive pay, bonus, benefits (including 401k & pension) and career development and advancement opportunities.  Relocation benefits may also be available. 

We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high-performance team!

Job Overview

Employees in this senior-level 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 advanced knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment including the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs corrective maintenance and repairs on solar and energy storage power generation equipment
  • Conducts advanced electrical, electronic, and network troubleshooting
  • Provides oversight to other personnel and acts as a Safety Mentor
  • Serves as qualified reliever in the absence of site management
  • Performs switching and grounding of medium and high voltage equipment
  • Leads teams in Quality Improvement (QI) projects
  • Documents work execution and field changes utilizing Maximo
  • Completes special projects or complex task assignments
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's or Equivalent Experience
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified


The base pay for this position is $68,000.00 to $102,000.00 per year. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.


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


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.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

Job Segment: High Voltage, Energy

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