Technician- Maintenance II

First Solar
Dong Nam
10 May 2019
20 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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 world's energy mix.
Primary Job Functions:
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant experience for diploma holders or
  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience with technical certificate or
  • No working experience is required for fresh entries with 3-year technical Diploma (OJT will be provided)

  • Diploma or certificate in electrical, mechanical, electromechanical or electronics.

Required Skills/Competencies :
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment.
  • Knowledge of computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Able to communicate in English and Vietnamese, both spoken and written
  • Ability to read prints and suggest modifications as required.
  • Knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical, Vacuum Systems and Robotic.
  • Ability to follow Safe Work Practices.
  • Capable of following LOTO
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skill.
  • Able to complete at least 50% of the Schedule PM's
  • Must be capable of entering data or pass downs into/from the CMMS system.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Accomplishes daily assignments as scheduled and as directed.
  • Performs the on-site service and repair of equipment.
  • Must meet at least 70% of Estimated Repair Times
  • Interfaces with other departments.
  • Follows standard OSHA, EPA and Company safe practices on all work assignments.
  • May be asked to train other employees.
  • Ability to read electrical & mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
  • Responsible to manage waste generated from any work that is performed.
  • This includes but is not limited to:
    • Remove hazardous waste HEPA filters / pre filters and put in proper bags and clean up the area after work is done.
    • Transport the hazardous waste HEPA filters / pre filters with proper bags to WWT. Contact WWT Associates when dropping off the filters.
    • Move full waste drums back to WWT and make sure drum is properly labeled and dated. Drum cannot be over 882 lbs. Work with WWT Associates and/or EHS to make sure the drum is properly labeled.
    • Responsible for adherence to all safety procedures, good housekeeping standards, and the wearing of PPE.
  • Notify EHS Department if there are questions or concerns with the management of hazardous waste.
  • Performs other assignments as required.

Reporting Relationships:
  • N/A

  • N/A

Physical Requirements:
  • Able to perform normal physical movements (e.g. standing & sitting for a long period, lifting, carrying and climbing) according to EHS ergonomic guidelines.
  • Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis.
  • Will lift up to 23 kg on an occasional basis, according to Minister of Health guidelines
  • Will lift up to 17 kg on a frequent basis, according to Minister of Health guidelines
  • Will push or pull up to 13 kg of force on an occasional basis.
  • Will push or pull up to 5 kg of force on a frequent basis.
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis.
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis.
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis.
  • 20/40 vision in each eye (with or without correction) and the ability to distinguish between red, yellow and green is required.
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards).
  • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair).

Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check and any other tests that may be required .

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