Our people are our greatest investments.  

Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company. 

 We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.   

 Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do.  

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




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.



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


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



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.



Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

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



*Vehicle may be provided as needed*
*Shift work may be required*

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.


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