Beitzel Corporation

Solar Installation Technician - Field Services

Job Locations US-MD-Grantsville
Job ID
2021-1991
Category
Operations
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Beitzel Corporation is an industrial construction and service company with over 40 years of experience in the energy, mining, industrial construction and aggregate industries. Corporate Headquarters is located in Grantsville, MD with several offices throughout the region. Beitzel Corporation offers a positive work environment, competitive wages,  travel pay, excellent health insurance including: medical, dental and vision, life insurance, short and long term  disability, 401(k) with a company match, paid holidays and paid time off.

 

Beitzel Corporation is now accepting applications for (5) full-time Solar Installation Technicians.  The Solar Installation Technician will provide physical and general labor to solar panel system projects, along with various other construction, mechanical and industrial projects.  This position requires mechanical knowledge and aptitude, along with a basic knowledge of industrial electrical practices. Other projects may involve, but not be limited to the following industries: Construction, Manufacturing, Power Plants, Commercial, Aggregate, Oil and Gas, Factories, Production Plants, Coal, Wind Energy, etc. 

 

The Solar Installation Technician will require a flexible schedule with extensive travel and out-of-town work.  Candidates must be willing to work extended hours to include: weekends, holidays, evenings and possible night shift.   Areas of operations include, but are not limited to: MD, VA, PA, WV, and OH.

 

The Solar Installation Technician will be assigned to the Solar Services Group of the Beitzel Corporation Field Services Division. 

Responsibilities

  • Install mechanical and electrical components of a solar energy system
  • Verify job components prepared for a specific job 
  • Run conduit and cables from solar panels to combiner boxes
  • Layout and construct solar modules/arrays and mounting hardware
  • Mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
  • Familiarity working at heights (100% tie-off)
  • Provide communication with Project Managers to ensure work is performed according to specifications
  • Complete appropriate forms, reports and other required paperwork
  • Analyze project requirements and perform to meet deadlines
  • Provide technical support and on-site troubleshooting and repair for customers
  • Operate machinery such as but not limited to: forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, and dozers
  • Filling out daily JSA and performing safe work habits and reinforcing safety to all team members
  • Responding to phone calls and texts after hours and on weekends within a timely manner
  • Maintain a clean and organized jobsite and assist in site preparation and clean up
  • Maintain company tools and vehicle in excellent condition
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • 2+ years of construction experience with all areas of solar panels and solar systems installation preferred
  • Basic equipment operator experience preferred (forklift/telehandler)
  • Skilled equipment operator experience a plus (pile driver/excavator)
  • OSHA 10 required, OSHA 30 preferred
  • Ability to efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals
  • Ability to read or follow drawings, blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments
  • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while interacting with customers, with an aptitude to answer technical questions in a simplified manner
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and adjust to changing business needs including possible emergency call-out, extended hours and out-of-town and overnight work
  • Able to work in extreme environments (heat, snow, rain, wind, etc.)
  • Willing to participate in the company’s required background and drug screening process

 

Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

 

  • Walk / use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls / reach with hands and arms / climb ladders and stairs / crawl / kneel
  • Sit/stand for extended periods of time
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Perform duties on-site and underground at industrial locations
  • Wear required safety equipment defined by customer regulations or Pillar’s Safety Policy Guidelines
  • Be safety and customer-focused, without exception

Perks/Benefits

  • Learn new skills through exposure to multiple trades
  • Variety of work and work environments
  • Safety-first work culture with established history of success
  • Enhanced hair follicle drug screening to minimize substance abuse in the workplace
  • Opportunities for out-of-town work with perdiem
  • High value/Low cost medical insurance options
  • Complete benefit package to include dental, vision, disability ins., life ins., vacation and holidays
  • Overtime opportunities as needed
  • Personal Protective Equipment Allowances
  • Company-provided transportation for out-of-town work
  • Company-paid lodging for out-of-town work
  • On-the-job training for improved skillset

AAP/EEO Statement 
Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected or unprotected classes under applicable law.

 

ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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