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Electrician Foreman (Solar Farm Quality Site Supervisor)

QuEST Global Greenville ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description: Required Qualifications · Excellent technical, analytical and communication skills · Excellent ability to communicate both verbal and written among technical and non-technical personnel · Self-driven to exceed internal and external customer expectations · 5+ years of experience PV maintenance, including PV DC operations, AC medium voltage systems, network communications and monitoring · A minimum of two (4) years of supervisory/management experience. · Journeyman or Master Electrician License · Perform routine Quality Assurance checks of solar technician work. · Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office software · Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb portable ladders without assistance · Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record · Experience in electrical generation facilities · Experience with the operation of various SCADA systems · Skilled in the use of testing equipment and tools such as Thermographic Electrical Inspection, I-V Curve Tracing, Meggers, and Ground Fault Detection · Strong Analytical and Diagnostic capabilities to troubleshoot and correct problems found · Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and standard practices · Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams / schematics · Ability to read, interpret, and manage construction plans · Strong understanding of all aspects of solar PV design, installation, monitoring, and troubleshooting · Ability to identify proper electrical workmanship practices · Ability to work under tight deadlines · Detail oriented with the ability to Multi-Task · Ability to work under pressure with strict time deadlines · Strong problem-solving skills · NABCEP Certified Installation Professional (Preferred) · Ability to take direction and complete tasks with minimal oversight · OSHA 10 Training (OSHA 30 Preferred) · NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in workplace Responsibilities · Demonstrates strong organizational, planning and time management skills · Interact with integrity, always displaying a professional appearance and attitude · Manage all aspects of the day to day operation of the facility in a safe and environmentally sound manner · Ensure compliance with all project safety, environmental and contractual responsibilities · Provide a high level of professionalism and technical expertise · Perform routine Quality Assurance checks of solar technician work · Assist solar technicians from time to time in various solar maintenance and troubleshooting activities · Compile all necessary information to create an operations and maintenance manual/file · Ensure safe work practices including OSHA standards and company safety programs and policies · Inspect the work and establish punch lists, project acceptance · Ensure full compliance of warranty and services obligations, including contract and warranty administration, and site operations and maintenance · Troubleshoot PV system performance issues and locate & isolate ground faults · Review manuals and drawings to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment; Manage coordination with interconnecting utility · Represents the company as a job site representative to the client, utility, authorities · Management of subcontractors and vendors as needed for O&M, including specification development, bidding support and contractor oversight · Prevents deficiencies through continuing quality control inspections · Work closely with the field installation & electricians and the engineering staff acting as their field representative, ensuring construction complies with the QA/QC requirements · Conduct site safety assessments and identify all safety hazards on job-site · Conducting on-site routine maintenance, service, trouble shooting and repair of solar photovoltaic facilities · DC and AC testing included but not limited to polarity, open circuit voltage, grounding continuity, communication, insulation resistance testing, I-V curve tracing + Maintaining the vehicle, tools, meters and truck stock · Creating service reports and maintaining spare parts inventory · Create operability and major issue/downtime reports Preferred Education and/or Work Experience · Manage team of solar electricians and repair crews to complete all system warranty repairs and service requests · Communicating opportunities and recommendations for modification or improvements to processes to assure optimum efficiency of the company assets. · Perform any other duties as assigned · Daily response to emails and phone calls from customers and crews · Manage contractually obligated scheduled maintenance activities · Oversee reactive and corrective maintenance projects · Source and schedule subcontractors · Report critical metrics to customers and our Operations Manager on a regular basis · Participate in the development and execution of procedures and new product initiatives · Remote monitoring and diagnostics of various monitoring platforms · Demonstrate fluency with test equipment including OEM software applications Company Description: About QuEST QuEST Global is an Engineering Solutions company incorporated in 1997 in Schenectady, NY, with current headquarters in Singapore. QuEST’s culture, focused around the QuEST core values (Customer Focus, Change Championship, Accountability, and Teamwork) as well as our passion for engineering, has allowed QuEST to be recognized as one of the leading global Engineering Services providers in the world. The company now employs over 12,000 engineers with aspirations of continued successful growth and innovation. QuEST caters to multiple high technology verticals such as Aero Engines, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial Products, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Nuclear Engineering. Our portfolio of services and solutions covers all aspects of the product development and engineering process such as Product Design, Product Development, Prototyping, Testing, Certification, Manufacturing Support, Product Support (sustenance, repair, documentation, etc.), Product re-engineering, as well Consulting Services. With our diversified portfolio and geographic spread we have been able to conceptualize, design & develop, test, manufacture, certify and support different kinds of products worldwide. QuEST Global Engineering has a Global Product Development framework that is anchored on a local-global approach to Product Engineering to ensure close co-operation between the customer teams and QuEST's Global teams. We have successfully implemented a network of collaboration across teams in 21 geographically dispersed engineering centers catering to an exclusive list of customers. QuEST is a unique company that has cracked the code for stitching multi-national engineering teams to work together as one team to serve our demanding customers providing high quality product design and engineering services.

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About QuEST QuEST Global is an Engineering Solutions company incorporated in 1997 in Schenectady, NY, with current headquarters in Singapore. QuEST’s culture, focused around the QuEST core values (Customer Focus, Change Championship, Accountability, and Teamwork) as well as our passion for engineering, has allowed QuEST to be recognized as one of the leading global Engineering Services providers in the world. The company now employs over 12,000 engineers with aspirations of continued successful growth and innovation. QuEST caters to multiple high technology verticals such as Aero Engines, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial Products, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Nuclear Engineering. Our portfolio of services and solutions covers all aspects of the product development and engineering process such as Product Design, Product Development, Prototyping, Testing, Certification, Manufacturing Support, Product Support (sustenance, repair, documentation, etc.), Product re-engineering, as well Consulting Services. With our diversified portfolio and geographic spread we have been able to conceptualize, design & develop, test, manufacture, certify and support different kinds of products worldwide. QuEST Global Engineering has a Global Product Development framework that is anchored on a local-global approach to Product Engineering to ensure close co-operation between the customer teams and QuEST's Global teams. We have successfully implemented a network of collaboration across teams in 21 geographically dispersed engineering centers catering to an exclusive list of customers. QuEST is a unique company that has cracked the code for stitching multi-national engineering teams to work together as one team to serve our demanding customers providing high quality product design and engineering services.

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