Technician- Maintenance III (Controls)

First Solar

  • Min. 5 years
  • Dong Nam, Vietnam 1
Technician- Maintenance III (Controls)
Job Posted : Nov 16th, 2020

Job Description


  • Minimum 5 years and above in a maintenance technical environment.
  • Has Leadership or previous technical supervisor experience.
  • Maintenance experience with Thin film or Vacuum Technology is preferred.

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Good communication in English and Vietnamese.
  • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office suite programs
  • Proven Leadership Skills and ability to work independently with very less supervision.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment.
  • 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 90% of the Schedule PM’s
  • Must be capable of entering data or pass downs into/from the CMMS system and for internal candidates, must be capable of pulling reports and entering data or pass downs into/from the CMMS/Maximo system.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes daily assignments as scheduled and as directed.
  • Performs the on-site service and repair of equipment.
  • Must meet at least 90% of Estimated Repair Times
  • Interfaces with other departments.
  • Follows standard OSHA, EPA and Company safe practices on all work assignments.
  • Identifies and recommends opportunities for cost savings.
  • Able to fill in the position of Team Lead whenever required and delegate task accordingly.
  • Must be able to train, coach and supervise Technician I & II in related job field.
  • Must able to read electrical & mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
  • Ability to interpret technical manuals details during trouble shooting/repairing  of manufacturing equipment
  • 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


  • Up to 10 % of global travel is expected.

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.