Solar Field Tech Leader - Buena Vista Solar

Requisition ID: 54441

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. This individual will lead the maintenance, electrical & mechanical aspect of the day to day operations for the solar and battery storage sites in the state of New Mexico, primarily the Buena Vista & Hatch Solar Sites in SouthWest New Mexico. Limited travel between sites based on business unit needs. Previous experience in Solar& Battery Storage preferred.

Job Overview

Leaders in this role provide a first line of guidance for solar technicians. Individuals are responsible for overseeing a team of technicians involved in the operation and maintenance for solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient and environmentally sound plant operations. This position ensures the constant application of, and compliance with, company policies and administrative, maintenance, and safety procedures, as well as related accepted practices and letters of instruction.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition
  • Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and pipeline
  • Performs daily inspection for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment, and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking
  • Travel to other sites will be required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience


Employee Group: Non Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar
Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs
Location: Chapparral, New Mexico
Other Work Locations: New Mexico
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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