Solar Instrumentation Technician


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Posted Date 3/04/2024
Description Job Details

Job Location
Texas - Houston , TX

Remote Type
Fully Remote

Salary Range
$80,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salary


What We Do

At Terabase Energy, we believe that digitalization and automation will drive the next wave ofinnovationandcost reductionin large scale solar. To fully unlock the potential of this opportunity, Terabase is developing an interconnected software and construction automation platform. We work alongside project developers, owners, and engineering & construction firms to support the design, optimization, and construction of huge solar projects around the world. Our team is a blend of solar-industry veterans and newbies, thought-leaders, dreamers, software, electrical and mechanical engineers, coders, product managers, project managers, and sales and marketing professionals. We are based in Northern California, with several other offices in the United States and around the world. If all these piques your interest, we'd love to hear from you!

The Role

The Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for aiding in the design, construction, testing, and commissioning of communication networks and meteorological installations at utility scale solar and storage installations.

  • Work with engineers to develop project specific communication and instrumentation designs and documentation (CAD Drawings, Cable Schedules, etc.).
  • Assembly of instrumentation equipment based on design drawings.
  • Performance of preliminary testing.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of instrumentation utilizing RS485 and Modbus communications.
  • Interaction with customer representatives to provide training and direction for installation and assembly of equipment.
  • Coordination of shipping and receiving of project equipment.
  • On-site commissioning of SCADA and Meteorological equipment.
  • On-site assembly of communication networks including Ethernet, Fiber Optic, and Serial devices.
  • Maintenance of site communication network (physical and software-based systems) during commissioning of installations.
  • Performance of data collection and preparation of reports to meet reporting requirements.
  • Documentation of all work and generation of reports as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate degree or certification in industrial instrumentation or similar.
  • Working knowledge of layer 1 and layer 2 industrial networks.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial automation or instrumentation.
  • Experience with installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of met station instrumentation like pyranometers, anemometers, resistance temperature detectors, soiling systems, etc.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Compensation And Benefits

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within each posted range individual pay is determined (and may be greater or higher) dependent on work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Terabase offers competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Generous time off and holiday policy
  • Remote flexibility
  • Flexible time off
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Career progression
  • 401k match
  • Stock options
  • Home office set up allowance
  • And much more!
Terabase is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, employ, train, promote, and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and abilities. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

We do not discriminate for any reason including race, color, sex, gender, age, religion or religious creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military/ veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home.

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