Technician- Development Engineer I

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Perrysburg, OH
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the worlds energy mix.-Primary Job Functions:Shift: Split (11am 7:30pm)Basic Job FunctionsWill conduct developmental tests, including sample fabrication and testing, laser beam alignment, and other functions as required. May compile and analyze test data from performed testing and review results with engineering personnel to improve efficiency and stability of solar modules.Education .and.amp; ExperienceHigh School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years of experience in a Technician role or 2 years of experience as an Engineering Test Support II or Master Manufacturing Technician at First Solar.Associates degree in, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or materials science required with 1-2 years of experience in a similar role ORBachelors or Masters degree in physics, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or materials science required with 0-1 years experience in a similar roleRequired Skills:Proven experience in sample testing, semiconductor device fabrication and/or electrical or optical measurement. Ability to learn the operation, calibration, and preventative maintenance of lab and process equipment and systems. Good understanding of electrical components and their working capacitors, diodes, resistors, relays, transistors, etc. Some understanding of basic circuit analysis and chip programming is a plus.Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)Ability to use analytical skills to read charts and graphs to find trendsAbility to apply statistical methods to analyze data desiredAbility to communicate on a regular basis with all levels of associates.Problem solver, can do attitude, willingness to push tasks forward, detail oriented and demonstrate ownership go above and beyond consistently.This position requires someone with high degree of motivation.Position may require occasional weekend coverage (need based).Essential Functions .and.amp; ResponsibilitiesApplies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specialization.Duties and tasks are standardized. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels.Works under daily supervision and follows standard procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.Physical Requirements:Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day.Will climb stairs on an occasional basis.Will exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basis.Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on a frequent basisRequired to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis20/40 vision in each