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Solar Technician-Willowbrook


Willowbrook, OH, US, 45697


RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Willowbrook

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent



Monitor Solar & Energy Storage farm availability and ensure mechanical and electrical maintenance is performed when necessary to maintain established safety and operating targets. Responsible for executing daily scheduling philosophy utilizing a prioritized list of work provided by planning, focusing on maximizing generation and ensuring proactive work is prioritized and completed.


Essential Functions:

  • Testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting solar PV & battery storage electrical equipment.
  • Ensure that all assigned maintenance tasks are performed safely and by site operating procedures established for Storage/Solar PV sites.
  • Complete Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO), JSA’s, Permit to Work, and job-specific documentation that is required to conduct maintenance and repairs in a safe manner
  • Proactively look for improvement opportunities to job appropriate processes and procedures
  • Perform data collection and prepare reports to meet reporting requirements
  • Perform balance of plant and switchyard work as required
  • Perform maintenance on BESS, trackers, inverters, and other PV electrical equipment as assigned by the Site Supervisor or Lead.
  • Monitor the activities of maintenance contractors and ensure corrective actions where appropriate.
  • Perform current and voltage readings as necessary.
  • Documenting all work and generating reports as necessary
  • Identify gaps in safety standards and safety risks in the environment
  • At times, may assist with BOP activities
  • Use available tools to monitor energy output and respond quickly to emergencies or situations requiring immediate troubleshooting and corrective actions.
  • Ensure site access, site HSE, security, deliveries, and inspections are performed by site protocols.
  • Interface with any 3rd party contractors working at our facilities.
  • Available to respond to nontraditional operating hours for operations, maintenance, and emergent issues, including emergent abnormal operating conditions, execution of maintenance, tracking work orders,  resolution of O&M issues


Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Under 10% travel.
  • Work in Extreme weather conditions.
  • Ability to work alone or group environment.
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs.
  • Shift work.
  • Routine operation of a computer/tablet and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequent oral and written communications.
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • First aid/CPR/AED
  • Osha Certified
  • Complete all required training in a satisfactory manner and timeframe
  • All other duties assigned. 



Two (2) years of work experience in power generation, transmission, and distribution operations and maintenance. Preference will be given to the candidate with some renewable energy experience, preferably solar. Two (2) of the (4) years can be satisfied with an Associate Degree in Engineering or related Science from an accredited US school other than correspondence or internet. Must be skilled in at least one (1) of the following: power plant operations, electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance; substations maintenance; power plant safety protocols.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland

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