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Solar Technician II

Date: Oct 5, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Solar Technician II 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

 

POSITION CONCEPT

The Solar Technician II position is responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining all utility scale solar plant systems.  In addition, the Solar Technician II is responsible for troubleshooting and operational support with regards to all utility scale solar plant related problems. This position is also responsible for maintenance of the utility scale solar plant inverters, tracking systems and arrays.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Within the limits of authorized objectives, policies, procedures, plans, schedules and budgets, this position has the responsibility and commensurate authority for the:

 

  • Maintenance and modification of utility scale solar plant Inverters.          

 

  • Maintenance and modification of utility scale solar plant tracking systems.           

 

  • Maintenance and modification of utility scale solar plant arrays including modules.              

 

  • Responsible for all plant process instrumentation.            

 

  • Responsible for maintenance of plant RTU interfaces.

 

  • Support capital projects from a solar technician role.

 

  • Support IT Security with NERC/CIP compliance.

 

  • All other duties as assigned

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Required:            High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred:           Associates degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, or related from an accredited university.

     

Solar Technician II

 

Experience 

Related Experience
Required:            Minimum of 2 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required.
Preferred:           Minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required.
 

College degree may be considered in lieu of equivalent experience of 1 year with an associate degree and 2 years with a bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:           Must have a working knowledge of utility scale Solar Photovoltaic Electric Power Generation. Additional technical training specific to area of responsibility is expected.
Preferred:           Working knowledge with utility scale Inverters, Tracking Systems and Solar Arrays. Working knowledge using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).  Working knowledge of utility scale solar plant development & maintenance skills.  Working knowledge with Distributed Controls Systems.

 

COMPETENCIES:

Develops People and Teams

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgement

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work hours may exceed 40 hour per week where work is executed indoors, outdoors and around hot equipment. Work may be required on the weekend and require employee to remain on call.

 

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

 

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

 

Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

 

 


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