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Lead Technnician

Company: Electriq Power
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Install Technician -(JD 72)Solar + BatteryWe are seeking an experienced Lead Install Technician to join our team. This role will be responsible for driving the success of solar + battery installation by running the day-to-day activities of a team installers for our Santa Barbara program. The position initially consists of making sure the crew is adequately staffed and ready to install residential solar and battery projects grouped geographically within the Santa Barbara area. The Technical Lead will work with the Field Service Supervisor to provide direct supervision to their team in the field, ensuring the successful completion of each battery and solar installation. This is a critical role that will make an impact in our growing business and take on new challenges at an exciting time. This position will help develop the process and tools for the field, ensuring the safe operation and installation of our products, while ensuring smooth interactions with the warehouse and project personnel. This role is based in our Oxnard, CA location.Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of installation technicians for solar plus battery storage
  • Assist in scheduling for installation crews
  • Train new employees
  • -Review job installation plan with crew and supervisor
  • Assist in electrical design, site survey, permitting process, quality reviews and inspections
  • Assists in managing and controlling inventory and consumable use and spend
  • Drive Installation best practices
  • Drive safety and quality initiatives
  • Assist in tracking inventory for each project
  • Prepare, load and organize installation vehicles
  • Responsible for Safety Training
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system components to resolve electrical issues
  • Maintain and clean up the job site
  • Review timekeeping reports
  • Other job duties include equipment purchasing, hardware store runs, equipment unloading and loading, answering homeowner and technician questions, and generally participating in activities necessary to make a solar and battery installation happenWork Experience:
    • 2+ years relative electrical construction and solar experience, including battery installation experience
    • 1+ yr experience leading a PV installation crew
    • Ability to read and interpret single line drawings
    • Strong understanding of NEC codes with emphasis on residential PV installations
    • Proficient on the installation of grid-tied and micro inverter applications
    • Excellent customer service skills including verbal and written communications
    • Strong computer skillsPhysical Requirements:
      • Ability to make multiple trips up and down a ladder daily
      • Ability to lift, squat, deadlift, pull and carry up to 50 lbs. daily
      • Ability to work at the ground level, kneeling, or bending daily
      • Ability to kneel and stand repeatedly (lunges), on a daily basis
      • Comfortable in tight spaces (attic, crawlspaces, etc)
      • Must be able to work on rooftops with various angles and surfaces which requires frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, turning, standing, and balance
      • Visual acuity to drive motor vehicles/mobile equipment/read printed and electronic documents
      • Hearing capacity to receive, perceive, and react to common driving/construction environment noises -Education, Licenses & Certification Requirements:
        • High school diploma or GED required
        • C10, Electrical Journeyman's License a plus
        • Bilingual (English-Spanish plus)
        • OSHA 30 Certification preferred
        • NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification preferred
        • Must possess a valid driver's license in the state where the work is to be performed
        • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background and drug screening -
        • Must maintain a clean driving recordSalary:$30 pr/hr - $39 pr/hr*The pay range provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and in the geographical location noted.Our Competitive Benefits Package includes:
          Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage can begin on start date -Paid Time OffGenerous 401(k) plan that includes employer match - -Life insurance and disability coverageVoluntary Pet Insurance coverage -Employee Assistance PlanTeladoc Program10 paid holidays per yearOUR STORYElectriq Power's organic growth began in a San Leandro, CA garage in late 2014. After purchasing a totaled Nissan Leaf and stripping the battery and computers for parts, the Electriq team went to work attempting to build their first home battery prototype. After four months of building, testing, rebuilding, and retesting, Electriq's first energy storage prototype was complete.Over the next few years, the team grew, investors emerged, and Electriq's original prototype evolved into its first consumer-ready smart home battery, the IQ System. And even though the energy storage market was still in its infancy, consumers recognized the dire need for home energy storage.OUR MISSIONWe passionately believe in distributed energy storage solutions to shape our world's environmental and economic future that are prudent, panoramic, and serve all demographics with parity.ELECTRIQ POWER TODAYFast forward to present day, we now occupy over 27,000 sq. ft. at our San Leandro, CA location, office and warehouse facility in Oxnard, CA and have our corporate office in downtown West Palm Beach, FL. Our home battery systems can be found in customers' homes and small businesses all over the world. Electriq Power has even donated systems to hurricane-stricken areas like Puerto Rico and Haiti to help them become more resilient during dangerous weather conditions.We look forward to improving our suite of products and continuing our mission of replacing the production of carbon-based emissions with sustainable solutions.Electriq Power is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleague's unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.As an equal opportunity employer, Electriq Power is committed to equal opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing throughout the employee lifecycle.If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, please contact to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.WHY JOIN ELECTRIQ POWER?We offer a unique opportunity to join a scale up environment. We are a small, diverse team of creative thinkers. We value open communication, teamwork, and a make-it-happen attitude - no job is too big or too small. We strive to make change by imagining what the future could be and building a product to complete that vision. We are looking to broaden our team with talented people who can help grow our product and continue our mission and replace the production of carbon-based emissions with sustainable solutions. -Powered by JazzHR

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