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Installation Technician Wind

The Woodlands, TX, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Full Job Description

Come join the world's largest independent renewable energy company active in wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. Our vision is to be a leader in the transition where everyone has access to affordable zero carbon energy. Being part of the WME team means shaping the world's energy future


The successful applicant will lead and manage the tech I in the region and will oversee all field duties and functions needed to run multiple successful utility scale renewable facilities. Responsibilities include training of on-site personnel, corrective, and preventative maintenance of equipment onsite, system testing, troubleshooting, and monitoring the quality and safety of contractors performing any additional work required on-site.


Specific duties:

  • Work collectively as part of small site team to ensure all tasks are correctly prioritized and delivered in a safe and timely manner at the highest quality.

  • As needed, assist the PV & BESS Technicians with on call 24/7 first responder to all alarms and system non-performance.

  • Write JSA’s, work from procedures and work instructions.

  • Take direction, identify problems, develop solutions, and conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with others.

  • Ability to learn and understand electrical testing and diagnostic equipment for both AC and DC.

  • Ability to use electrical tools, hand tools and machinery, safely and efficiently.

  • As needed, Assist PV & Battery Technicians to troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical equipment and components.

  • As requested, Assist PV Technicians to trouble shoot and repair AC and DC issues. This may include, inverters, trackers, power conversion systems (PCS), battery modules, ac and dc wiring, sensors, PV modules, PV arrays etc. in a utility scale solar and battery project.

  • Lead the replacement of components for, inverters, trackers, modules, sensors and electrical equipment in a utility scale solar project.

  • Ability to learn and use a CMMS system as well as spreadsheets for maintenance tracking.

  • Properly keep and track facility tool and parts inventory.

  • Properly keep and maintain site equipment.

  • Use material and equipment properly.

  • Order replacement supplies as needed.

  • Ability to learn and use SCADA and other software control systems.

  • Ensure project work complies and meets contractual standard requirements.

  • Work in remote field conditions under all weather conditions with limited supervision.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Available for 24-hour on-call duty to meet contractual requirements if required.

  • Adhere to the overall site safety policy, ensuring RES’s safety program is correctly implemented and followed.

  • Lead site safety meetings and site inductions.

  • Participate and assist with JSA, method statements.

  • Participate and assist with LOTO.

  • Interface with Subcontractors and Owners in a professional manner.

  • Follow companies NERC compliance program as required.

  • Ensure building & ground maintenance as wells as vegetation control policies are adhered to as required.

  • Assists tracking deliverables on site.

  • Accurately completes and submits daily required paperwork.

  • Follow safety and security procedures and determine appropriate action when needed. Report potentially unsafe conditions immediately.

  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge in:

    • Communication

      • Internal with Engineering, site teams, corporate office, supervisor

      • Externally with sub-contractors and vendors

      • Listening skills

  • Relationship building

  • Safe working practices

  • Electrical schematics and prints

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).

  • Time management to include:

    • Setting and achieving work goals

    • Understanding and setting priorities

    • Setting and adhering to required deadlines

  • Checking for Accuracy

  • Maintaining Accurate Records

  • Researching information

  • Being thorough in all tasks

  • Adhering to Rules and Regulations

  • Intermediate knowledge in:

    • Reading

    • Math

    • Use of Hand and Power Tools

    • Mowing Equipment Operation

    • Spraying Equipment Operation

    • Fork Lift Operation

    • Solar Concepts and Principles

    • Inspecting Physical Objects

    • Heavy Equipment

    • Cranes, Rigging and Lifting

  • Stress Management

About the Company

About WME

WME Energy is a independent service provider that installs renewable energy systems for residential, commercial, governmental nd agricultural customers throughout the United States of America.
WME provides competitive compensation & benefits, career advancement opportunities and a great work culture!

Apply now! WMEs Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

WME is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. WME is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. WME will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with WME, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

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