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Production Technician / Engineer (onsite at Williston office)

Power Factors

Power Factors

Vermont, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

ABOUT POWER FACTORS

Power Factors develops software that accelerates the global energy transition by empowering all renewable energy stakeholders to collaborate, automate critical workflows, and make the best decisions. Power Factors fights climate change with code.

Power Factors has incorporated its four flagship solutions Drive, Greenbyte, Unity and BluePoint to build an integrated suite of open and smart apps. These apps are purpose built for asset management, field service optimization, and performance optimization. Leveraging the domain expertise and machine learning-based advanced analytics within these apps, customers can maximize the value of their renewable assets to stay competitive.

Power Factors’ renewable energy software platform is one of the most extensive and widely deployed solutions in the market with over 280 GW of wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage assets managed worldwide.

Learn more at powerfactors.com.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a Production Technician / Engineer with a basic understanding

of renewable energy systems (Solar, Wind, Storage plants) to complete our dynamic global team. As a part of the Controls & Grid Integration team, your mission is to build SCADA systems in our production facility in Vermont. You will work closely with our Engineers, Project Managers, and Administrative staff to ensure the successful deployment of SCADA systems.

We are made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world better. We are a very international team spread across multiple locations, with a team spirit that is truly hard to beat!

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Using the SCADA electrical design package and customer specifications for reference, assemble the automation panels and cabinets, as well as other sub-assemblies.
  • Perform panel wiring and system wiring, including installation of conduits and wireways.
  • Configuration of automation and data acquisition devices including IPCs, remote I/Os, network switches, meters, cellular modems, sensors, etc.
  • Using established procedures for “Power up and Test”, perform power up, electrical testing and troubleshooting of the assembled SCADA system. Repair and/or replace defective components of the system as required. Perform Factory Acceptance Tests of assembled equipment before shipment.
  • Establish and maintain procedural documentation.
  • Assist in providing status of completion information to maintain project progress status.
  • Examine the levels of supplies and material to determine shortages.
  • Perform analysis to predict potential inventory problems.
  • Support team members with a variety of tasks, including shipping and freight logistics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

We believe you enjoy working in a purpose-driven organization and that you thrive in an environment where you need to find creative solutions to challenging problems in a fast-changing context. This also means that you are effective at managing multiple tasks of varying complexities, work well under pressure, and are driven by continuous learning and growth. Specifically, we are looking for someone with the following toolbox:

  • Electrical or Electronic Engineer Degree (AS/ΤΕΙ/Technical School or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of electrical designs, digital and analog signals and wiring
  • Experience with PLCs, Automation units, I/O devices, and their assemblies
  • Good understanding of SCADA applications
  • Basic knowledge of communications and Local Ethernet/IP Networks
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with computers and office programs including Google Workspace, MS Office
  • An analytical mind with strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Exhibits a positive and professional attitude.
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Able to lift and carry packages or objects up to 80lbs.
  • In-office position. Physical presence in the office workplace is required.

Overall, we need fierce but humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan. Join us to fight climate change with code!

LIFE @ POWER FACTORS

We are an agile software development company – big enough to make an impact, but small enough to move quickly and execute in a growing industry, taking advantage of rapidly evolving technologies. We are a collective of bold and ingenious talents driven by results. Our team is made up of hard-working, fun-loving people who are passionate about making the world a better place. We seek fierce and humble people to help us achieve our ambitious plan.

WHY JOIN US

  • A humble cause with a clear purpose – you will help us fight climate change with every day at work. We aim to be environmentally conscious in all aspects of our operations.
  • Work with passionate experts and top-talents in your field – we are proud of our highly skilled crowd and the savviness each of us brings to the team.
  • Friendly and uplifting atmosphere – we believe kindness and respectfulness is core for our culture. A friendly smile or a helping hand is never far away.
  • Flexible hours and workplace – it is the result that counts, not when or where. Our hybrid/remote work setup allows everyone to set themselves up for success and create a more sustainable work-life balance.
  • All the benefits you expect (and more) – besides the basic benefits (adopted to local needs and norms), you will enjoy perks such as 8h of paid volunteering per year and participation in our Corporate Bonus Program (to name a few).

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Power Factors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.