Travel Solar Electrician - Locations across US
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Description

Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
 
Gemini Energy Services, A Tetra Tech Division is seeking a Certified-Electrician Solar Technician for travel assignments around the United States, with possible travel to Canada and Latin America. You will be responsible for various site duties to include commissioning, preventative maintenance, upgrades and retrofits, diagnosis, repair and various project tasks. You will be working to evaluate, inspect, repair, clean, maintain and/or replace inverters, components, exhaust systems, panels, firmware updates and communication devices. This technician will assist in other areas of site such as reporting, monitoring and customer management as required.
 
This position is a travel position which requires willingness to work up to 50-60 hours per week if needed, to meet project schedules. On-call and weekend work will occasionally be required. Daily Per Diem is paid by Gemini Energy Services.
 
ESSENTIAL EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Certified Electrician with Solar Experience
  • Active Solar technician 2+ years
  • Current valid Driver's License with less than 3 moving violations in past 3 years
  • We are looking for a troubleshooter, supervisor, QA/QC, assurance for customer, must be hard-working, a great communicator and willing to go above and beyond for a standard of excellence
  • Candidate should be able to function independently and must have a comprehensive understanding of a variety of inverters and how they function
  • Experienced with Direct Current Electricity, Alternating Current Electricity, and Electronics
  • Understanding of Voltage Testers, Multimeters, Amp Clamps, Oscilloscopes, Meghommeters, Infrared Testers, Voltage Test Procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, Electric Static Discharge (ESD) and Fiber Optics
  • Must have current driver’s license and clean DMV record (within last 5 years) and ability to operate service trucks as required
  • Must have clean criminal background
  • Ability to train other employees in operations, maintenance, and repair procedures
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Travel required (breaks provided)

Job Requirements

Training/Experience Preferred:
  • Certified Electrician, degree in electrical engineering preferred
  • At least 2 year of experience in the solar industry
  • NFPA 70e electrical training
  • OSHA 10 Hour Safety Course completion
  • First Aid / CPR

 Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of lifting at least 40 lbs.
  • Capable of bending, twisting and lifting items over head

Tetra Tech offers a competitive compensation package including medical, prescription. Dental, vision, life insurance, and disability; 401(k) with company match; employee stock purchase plan and so much more!
 
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.
 
Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
 
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com for more information on our company and to apply for this position.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.
 
If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.


Job Snapshot

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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