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Power Plant Technician II (Closed)

Date Posted: 11/24/2020

Job #1578686
Fresno, California
* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *

Lucas Group has partnered with our client - a leading provider of comprehensive  PV solar solutions - in Fresno CA on their search for a Power Plant Technician. Despite the pandemic, this company has climbed to multi-year highs in recent months with a growing focus on its core manufacturing and project businesses. As a Power Plant Technician, you will be directly responsible for a variety of field service functions including commissioning, testing, inspecting, trouble-shooting, repairing and modifying solar photovoltaic systems.


What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for the supervision of contractors to ensure safe, high quality and timely performance of maintenance activities in the field
  • Act as the primary responder to customer or automated service calls generated by remote alarm notification systems; you will be on-call 24/7
  • Responsible for field start-up and commissioning functions on all components of the PV system including execution of pre-commissioning protocols, commissioning protocols, acceptance tests and customer training
  • Must keep current with product technology as measured by ability to troubleshoot and repair various products and to instruct others


Skills Needed:

  • Familiarity with both AC and DC systems (including inverters, switchgear, transformers, batteries, power meters, computer monitoring systems, associated sensors, PV modules, and PV arrays) is required
  • Highly experienced in using and understanding testing and diagnostic equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope, etc.)
  • Experience using a CMMS system for maintenance tracking (Maximo Preferred)
  • NABCEP certification a plus
  • Experience using electronic control systems preferred
  • Knowledge of Windows environment (Microsoft Office Products)


Educational & Work Requirements:

  • Degree: College degree preferred, not required
  • Work Experience: 5  years experience in a related position



About Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive recruiting solutions firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies by providing staffing solutions on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


Title: Power Plant Technician

Location: Fresno CA

Client Industry: Energy

Client Job ID: 1578686