New Homes Commissioning Technician

New Homes Commissioning Technician

SunPower Corp. | Anaheim, CA, 92808, US
Salary Range:$52,000 – $67,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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Do you want to change the world? We do, too.

SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team of more than 3,660 full-time employees in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.

Summary of Role:

The Commissioning Technician II is the field representative performing system activation for newly installed photovoltaic systems in a set region. This role includes setting up communication between rooftop, ground-level equipment, and troubleshooting systems. This position involves managing a high volume of residential and multi-family zoned projects and works directly with various stakeholders and teams as needed. Documenting the quality of a system installation is required to ensure commissioning can be done efficiently.

Note: This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities required of the employee for this job.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Commission residential PV systems
* Complete on-site diagnosis of systems
* Use phone-based applications to perform real-time site reports
* Identify/coordinate/observe work completed by sub-contractors
* Document time/workflow with schedulers and supervisor
* Successfully complete assigned training/qualification requirements
* Prepare reports/communicate to stakeholders in real-time to provide updates on commissioning activities
* Perform procedure development/best practices for safety and quality
* Access/document electrical distribution panels and other equipment safety
* Remove/add breakers and production CTs in the main service panel
* Access rooftop to identify/troubleshoot issues

Minimum Qualifications:

* 2+ years of solar installation, troubleshooting, and repair experience
* Ability to read/interpret one-line drawings and electrical schematics
* Understanding of wire and conduit sizing
* Experience using laptops and phone Apps/troubleshoot when working on set URLs and Apps
* Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication skills, written/verbal
* Valid driver's license with a clean record

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks
* Demonstrate a customer service approach when listening/responding to requests
* Ability to communicate the status of work activities and issues with peers/management as they relate to projects and tasks
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience with a CRM-like salesforce
* OSHA 10 certification
* CPR certification
* Fall protection training certification

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

* Ability to traverse/maneuver job site and survey/assess all aspects of the construction process for extended periods of time
* Ability to climb a ladder onto a roof, walk across a roof, and install equipment to roof safely
* Work in outdoor conditions: inclement weather, heat and humidity, cold and freezing temperatures, and exposure to poisonous plants, insects, and allergens
* May be exposed to energized electrical equipment/construction chemicals and will be required to take appropriate precautions.
* Employee may handle work equipment and be required to lift, move and install materials up to 50+ pounds
* Noise level varies depending on location
* Able to use and learn standard construction equipment/technology with proficiency
* Typical work hours are M-F in 8-hour shifts, potential weekends
* Must hold a valid driver's license and travel between warehouse and job sites
* Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles/mobile equipment/read printed and electronic documents
* Hearing capacity to receive/perceive/react to driving/construction environment noises and verbal commands/warnings

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual's qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company's obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.