• Geothermal & Solar Electrical Technician

    Job Locations US-NV-Fallon
    Job ID
    2017-1633
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations and Maintenance
  • Overview

    Electrical Technician is responsible for supporting the installation, testing, and troubleshooting of medium voltage (13.8kV and below) and station service electrical equipment such as motors, and motor controls, switchgear, transformers, voltage regulators, electrical protective devices, main and auxiliary generators, lighting power supplies, electrical cranes, and battery support systems.  This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and overhauling such equipment in addition to calibration, maintenance and repair of all power plant related instrumentation. This position reports to the Manager, Geo/Solar Electrical Maintenance.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Supports completion of all scheduled maintenance for Geo/Solar electrical equipment in a timely manner to maximize generation.
    • Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, and overhauls medium voltage power plant related electrical equipment.
    • Gains technical information from electrical schematics, vendors information, and codes
    • Performs current and voltage calculations as necessary
    • Calibrate plant related instrumentation and use test equipment associated with the power plant.
    • Supports Submersible Pump Push/Pulls.
    • Performs calibrations as necessary and uses test equipment associated with the power plant
    • Initiates reports and records associated with the control systems of the power plant
    • Observes safety precautions
    • Maintains the plant’s PLC system and performs programming modifications as needed.
    • Will support regional Geo/Solar Maintenance activities as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 4 years of related experience
    • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadline
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge of PLC systems and related software
    • Ability to use electrical test equipment such as, DMM, meggers and multi process calibration equipment
    • Knowledge in electrical theory and troubleshooting techniques
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This could include, working in extreme heat or extreme cold conditions.
    • The noise level in the environment is usually loud and requires the use of PPE.
    • Valid drivers license

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