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Solar Tech I

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy .

Solar Tech I Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in training as required to progress to Operations and Maintenance Technician Level II. Training includes On-the-Job Training, Self-Study, Computer Based Training and Classroom Training.
  • Performs technical work as assigned in the solar field and assists Tech II - IV in the operations and maintenance of the power plant.
  • Assists higher level Technicians in performing maintenance.
  • Performs other technical and administrative duties associated with operating and maintaining a power facility.
  • Ensures work is performed in accordance with Environmental and Safety requirements.
  • Performs work independently and/or in work crews.


Qualifications: Knowledge/Skills

  • Proven experience with a multitude of electrical/construction projects and knowledge of basic IT equipment.
  • Understanding of general workplace safety and the ability to follow safety standards as well as help the company improve upon the standards in place.
  • Ability to excel in a collaborative, cross-functional and geographically diverse organization.
  • Maturity, professionalism and excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with superiors and colleagues.
  • High energy, developed interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to synthesize complex analysis, approach new challenges with creativity and summarize information in a manner that supports key decision makers.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in research, highly technical equipment and engineering.
  • Excellent hands on abilities with strong technical skills.
  • Ability to operate personal computer with technical proficiency of standard business software.
  • Ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations.


Competencies:

  • Demonstrates proactive enthusiasm for solving problems and adding value to the company.
  • Maintains a current level of professional knowledge.
  • Focuses on personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals.
  • Communicates openly and honestly, does not engage in gossip.
  • Models professional behaviors of conduct and decorum.
  • Is a strong team player and willing to assist others when necessary and appropriate.
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is required.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and must have a clean driving record.


Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical fundamentals of PV systems preferred.
  • Significant I&E, I&C and/or C&I Electrician experience will be considered in lieu of applicable solar experience.
  • 2 year technical degree or equivalent Journeyman certification and qualifications preferred.


Working Conditions:

  • Normal plant and/or office environment, including working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures and high humidity areas.
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment.
  • Requires use of wear personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.).
  • May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials and chemicals.
  • Occasionally requires lifting up to 70 pounds, to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours - (nights) as required.
  • Travel required as needed.


NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Green Mountain Energy 
Location: New YorkNY 10010
Document ID: AC052-4D23  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time


Posted on: 2018-02-2102/21/2018
2018-03-23
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