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Solar Helper

Company: Sunnova Energy
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Brief Description of Sunnova Sunnova is a different kind of Power Company, offering solar and storage services to homeowners within the United States and its territories through our network of local solar dealers and solar standard community homebuilders. Our mission is to Power Energy Independence TM and change the energy industry. At Sunnova, we believe in achieving more by working together; our diverse workforce allows an inclusive and innovative culture to power our long-term growth. Our people focus on thinking beyond traditional limits - and to do that, we need the creativity and energy of every person. Come be a part of the fastest growing segment of the energy industry!


Sunnova Energy Corporation is currently searching for a Solar Electrician Helper for our Maintenance and Service group. Sunnova owns and maintains a distributed fleet of residential solar systems across 30+ states and several U.S. territories. All monitoring and inbound customer service calls are handled in-house. We utilize a highly skilled team of technicians as well as third-party service partners to maintain and service our fleet. The Solar Helper's primary responsibility is to assist Solar Technicians in maintaining the performance of the solar systems, provide excellent customer service to our customers, and ensure a smooth workflow and optimally performing solar systems.

Assists Solar Technician in performing maintenance and service tasks for solar customers in assigned territories.
Assists Solar Technician in evaluating systems accurately for maintenance, warranty, design, and other purposes.
Assists Solar Technician in providing Tier 1 troubleshooting for all performing solar systems.
Develops knowledge of all roof types and the appropriate flashings and mounts to use on those roofs while working at heights.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Field Service Manager

Minimum Requirements
0-1+ year of experience as an electrical technician, solar installer, or solar maintenance technician
High School Diploma (or GED) plus electrical training.
Current valid Driver's license with acceptable Motor Vehicle Record

Preferred Qualifications
1 + years of labor experience in electrical trade, general construction, or mechanical experience.
1 + years in the Solar Electric Industry
Formal electrical apprenticeship and or Vocational training

Additional Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, and wiring diagrams
Proficient in MS Office applications
Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Able to work an adjusting schedule and respond to emergencies
Projects a professional appearance

Working Conditions
Working time is spent working outside, working on residential rooftops, driving to customer residences, and some ground and inside work, depending on location of system equipment.
In some parts of the country, working conditions may include cold and snowy weather, hot and humid weather, and everything in between. Must be comfortable working in many different environments.
Must be willing to travel for some projects; overnight travel estimated up to 25%

Physical Requirements
Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Assistance may be provided for oversized items
Able to sit, stand and walk, and drive for up to 8 hours at a time
Work postures include reaching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, and handling objects above/below the shoulder

Remote Locations listed in Posting


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are selected for a position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process

Keywords: Sunnova Energy, Fairfield , Solar Helper, Professions , Fairfield, California

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