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Electric Vehicle (EV) Field Service Technician

Company: Pearce Renewables
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At PEARCE RENEWABLES, we've got a career for you.
Pearce Renewables is the nations leading independent service provider for the clean energy industry. Pearce offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services for wind, solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States. Pearce has significant experience with the commissioning, maintenance, and repair of critical Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and serves the majority of the major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles with a business focus in the commissioning, service, and maintenance of EV charging infrastructure.
The company has a team of nationwide, highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for public charging networks, EV fleet charging, and EVSE OEMs and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
We are searching for a skilled and motivated EV Field Service Technician. This key role is responsible for the onsite repair and maintenance of EV charging stations in a specific geographic region, including but not limited to site safety, electrical system maintenance/repair, site field reports, and other duties as required to properly maintain and operate the site within the contractual requirements.
This role must be able to work independently with little to no supervision and will be required to work in the field under various conditions. Evening or weekend work is rare but, may be requested for emergency response. Candidates must have a strong background in electrical maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Perform OEM testing, troubleshooting, repairs, and upgrades/ revisions to a broad range of equipment, ranging from Level 2 EV chargers to DC Fast Chargers
  • Perform testing on equipment, including but not limited to; insulation testing (megger testing), thermal imagery, torque tests, and performance evaluations.
  • Troubleshoot system performance issues and locate/isolate ground faults.
  • Work closely with the Planning and Scheduling team to ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to and work orders are completed accurately and on time
  • Conduct site safety assessments and identify all safety hazards on the job site, properly generate and complete JHA, LOTO, and other safety-related documentation as per OSHA and site-specific requirements.
  • Review site manuals and drawings to ensure proper service and maintenance of equipment
  • In fieldwork including electrical and mechanical preventative and corrective maintenance of site equipment, site field reporting, work order completion, and other work as needed.
  • Quality assurance for all work performed on-site
  • Overall site cleanliness
  • Communicate with internal and external customers, as required
  • Generate professional service specific reports using a work order system that can be presented to the customer.
  • Ensure that all issues at the site are documented in the work order system and are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Planned and unplanned overtime and emergency response work may be required
    • 2+ years equivalent experience in servicing electrical power equipment in the commercial or utility energy field and/or formal electrical training
    • Strong electrical, electronic, and mechanical troubleshooting skills. Technical knowledge of EV chargers, solar power installations, or other applicable power electronics is preferred, but not required.
    • High school diploma or GED Equivalent
    • Strong understudying of OSHA safety requirements including LOTO, Arc Flash, JHA/JSA, etc.
    • Valid state drivers license
    • Electrical Certified Electrician (Journeyman level) from a relevant state (preferred)
    • Possess a strong work ethic, be a self-starter, and work with little to no supervision.
    • Excellent technical and non-technical verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to generate, track, and complete site work requirements.
    • Ability to understand and work within company business processes and ensure an efficient working environment.
    • Demonstrates safe work practices and quality orientation
    • Able to work within a project team and to spend long hours solo
    • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently with a high level of results orientation.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills
      • This role requires working in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, rain & snow (depending on geographic region for the role).
      • Working around high voltages and currents.
      • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE), including a hard hat and safety glasses at all times.
      • Repetitive use of legs, arms, hands, and fingers
      • Working days, nights, weekends, and overtime as required.
      • Travel may be required.
        Join the countrys largest national independent services company that will provide you with the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. Pearce offers a family-friendly and innovative culture with opportunities for growth, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance), PTO/Holidays, and a company-matching 401(k) Retirement plan. Also provided are a company vehicle, phone, laptop, or tablet (as required for your role), and all necessary tools and safety equipment.
        TO APPLY
        For immediate consideration, please apply at the provided link and submit your most current resume.
        Pearce Renewables believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local Jobble

Keywords: Pearce Renewables, San Jose , Electric Vehicle (EV) Field Service Technician, IT / Software / Systems , San Jose, California

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