Residential Service Technician Level 2

Austin, Texas

NovaSource Power
Job Expired - Click here to search for similar jobs

About NovaSource

NovaSource Power Services is the service partner for renewables asset owners ready to fuel smart growth. As an O&M-focused company with 20 years of operating experience, NovaSource has the global reach and strategic capabilities to achieve our client's renewables goals around the world.

Our turn-key services optimize each step of our client's project lifecycles - from commissioning to decommissioning and everything in between. Our approach delivers creative success for our clients, stability for our teams, and enables us to build a world-class culture of excellence. And that's how we empower a renewable world.

Job Description:

The Residential Service Technician Level 2 is responsible for the management, and completion of all service-related work with minimal guidance. The Residential Service Technician Level 2 must have the ability to work both independently and as a member of the service team. Responsibilities include electrical troubleshooting, module cleaning, adherence to safety procedures, process improvement and innovation, electronic monitoring set-up. A strong foundation in electrical installation, solar electrical systems, and customer service is required. This position will work primarily independently and at a time with a Residential Service Technician level 3 when needed.

This position requires travel and overnight stay, based on the location of projects within the region.

Emergencies- There will be occasions that demand very quick reactions such as 24-hour responses to system failures. It is expected that, on occasion, the O&M Technician will be called into work, on a weekend or previously scheduled time off, at night or on a holiday, to perform troubleshooting and repairs.

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, service, and repair residential solar systems and associated equipment to ensure 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Interact with customers and coworkers at a professional level, able to work both independently and as part of a multi-tasking team.
  • Perform remote on-site customer services, including installing, commissioning, troubleshooting and repairing of residential solar systems and related equipment.
  • Performs a full system commissioning with no guidance
  • Operate a multimeter and Sun Eye to diagnose solar issues
  • Perform Meters Swaps/Replacements
  • Perform a Suneye test on solar system and a full underperformance investigation.
  • Perform system deactivations
  • Perform system reactivations
  • Able to complete standard reporting which includes uploading pictures and compiling a written report up to company standard
  • Keep warehouse/storage units clean and categorized
  • Gather needed material for scheduled work with little guidance
  • Check-in and return material - Can perform full RMA process
  • Identify parts needed to complete standard scopes of work
  • Organize inventory and material counts
  • Like for like inverter replacement without monitoring
  • Remove a solar system with limited guidance
  • Properly unloading/loading of the vehicle per equipment used
  • Properly install flashings/mounts on roof
  • Ability to review schedule and perform standard scopes of work as needed with little guidance
  • Completes ADP timecard daily and job expenses weekly
  • Ensure the company vehicle is stocked with needed materials for service work
  • Transport materials to job site needed to complete scopes of service work

Educational, professional and/or other requirements:
  • Ability to drive a vehicle during the normal course of business. Must maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check. Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Residential Solar Commissioning or Installation
  • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards is required
  • 1 + years of Residential Solar O&M experience required
  • 3 + years of Residential Solar Installation experience required
  • 3+ years of previous field construction experience required
  • Previous experience in the solar industry is required
  • Must be a motivated team player, looking to succeed
  • PV design or PV Electrical experience is required
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Professional appearance and interaction
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to drive to multiple sites throughout the day.
  • Must maintain a clean driving record with ability to pass driving background check
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with regard to safety
  • Ability to work safely in a branch/warehouse environment
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

Physical Demands:
  • Ability to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
  • Ability to work in confined spaces which require kneeling, crouching and climbing ladders
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to: excessive noise, extreme heat, extreme cold, wet environment, and humidity
  • Ability to frequently utilize hand functions requiring fine motor skills including but not limited to fine manipulation, grasping, and pinching
  • Ability to frequently utilize gross motor skills including but not limited to: pushing, pulling, and reaching
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or carry objects weighing 80 pounds or less such as inverters or ladders
Desired Qualifications:
  • NABCEP Certification.
  • Prior Residential Solar O&M (service) experience.
  • Experience maintaining and servicing solar monitoring systems (i.e. SunPower Monitoring, Locus, Itron, Elster, Enphase, and other various remote monitoring solutions).
  • Experience maintaining and servicing solar inverters/micro-inverters (i.e. SMA, PowerOne, Fronius, Aurora, LG, Enphase).


Date Posted: 27 September 2022
Job Expired - Click here to search for similar jobs