Assembly – Field Technician

NovaCharge, a leader in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, is seeking an experienced assembly and field technician for equipment used in the electric vehicle industry.  This person will be responsible for the assembly and start up of one or more product lines at customer sites.  The ideal individual for this role will have both a solid technical background, a clear focus on customer satisfaction, the ability to learn new skills, and the creative initiative it takes to be a part of a fast-paced high technology team.  This position has the potential to develop into permanent full time.

$16 – $18 an hour – Flexible Part Time
Job location: Orlando, FL
Expected hours per week: 20-25

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports the assembly, installation oversight, and startup of electric vehicle charging infrastructure involving a high amount of complexity, and ensures appropriate measures are taken to provide a quality product delivered on time.
  • Conducts site visits and testing, records data, and formally reports the results to customers and supervisor, with a high degree of quality and professionalism.
  • Provides input, guidance, and solutions to internal customers and supervisor in order to resolve moderately complex issues/constraints appearing before or during assigned tasks.
  • Works cross functionally with other team members, customers and channels to provide world-class service.  Flexible and open minded to all business needs.
  • Actively communicates findings, issues, constraints, delays, & progress to internal customers and supervisor. Analyzes potential solutions to mitigate problems, issues, and delays.  Carefully follows established processes.
  • Moves progress forward on multiple projects simultaneously without direct supervisor involvement.
  • Willing to develop skills and grow within a dynamic industry and high volume sales and servicing environment. Participates in giving and receiving training at a moderate level. Able to learn on the job in real time.
  • Professional appearance, strong communication skills, and can do attitude.
  • Follows safety practices, conducts activities with high degree of discipline and safety, operates machinery safely.
  • Communicates unsafe situations/behavior to supervisor and actively participates in safety audits.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required – Associates Degree (AA or AS) in technical field preferred
  • Ability to cross train and work in multiple departments is required
  • Experience in an electric firm, engineering, lab, testing, prototype, or build position preferred.
  • Experience with mechanical assembly, specifically electric machines, electrical and electronic systems, is preferred
  • A working knowledge of reading and interpreting blueprints, electric machine installation guides, including both mechanical and electrical schematics, is preferred
  • Troubleshooting/problem solving skills are required
  • Knowledge and experience using PC’s or Tablets, with Word, Excel, PowerPoint is preferred
  • Able to lift 50 lbs, stand on feet for 8 hours per day, and work OT as directed by management
  • Reliable transportation and willing to travel within metro Orlando

Competencies:

  • Ethics and Values
  • Customer Focus
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem solving
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Action Oriented
  • Learning on the Fly

Job Type: Flexible part time with potential for permanent full time.

Qualified candidates please e-mail resumes with a cover letter and salary history to: info@novacharge.net
Note: Call-ins or walk-ins will not be considered for employment. NovaCharge is a WMBE and is an equal opportunity employer.

NovaCHARGE NC-5000 Chargers Hard at Work as Tampa Downtowner Celebrates 6 Month Service Mark

TAMPA, FL – April 20, 2017 – NovaCHARGE LLC, a leading provider of electric vehicle charging solutions, deployed their NC-5000 chargers with the Tampa Downtowner, a free electric shuttle service, when it launched October 20, 2016. Since that time, the NC-5000 chargers have been kept busy, charging approximately 96 hours a day, collectively.

“We were absolutely thrilled to be able to provide our EV solutions to Tampa Downtowner,” said Helda Rodriguez, President of NovaCHARGE. “As a Tampa native, I am so very proud of my home town for supporting clean transportation initiatives through this free electric shuttle service.”
Tampa Downtowner has 12 electric shuttles, and has served 82,076 passengers, driving 97,440 miles in the six months it has been in service. A recent Downtowner survey shows that riders use the service for work commute, errands and leisure activities.

“We are beyond pleased with the success of the Tampa Downtowner service,” said Karen Kress, Director of Transportation and Planning, Tampa Downtown Partnership. “We have had an overwhelming response to this service, which makes it very important to ensure our shuttles are charged and ready to respond when needed.”

NC-5000 chargers feature a rugged housing and a hardened rubber charging connector, making it an ideal solution for outdoor applications, like that of the Tampa Downtowner service. Built for reliability and heavy usage, these high-performance units sport a compact design and fully customizable front panel, enabling businesses to showcase their branding.

The Tampa Downtowner service was launched by the Tampa Downtown Partnership. The service provides free transportation throughout Tampa’s downtown area, spanning from the north end of Harbour Island to Interstate 275, and from the University of Tampa area to the Channel District. This service is on-demand and point-to-point. Rides can be requested through the Downtowner app, or hailed on the street.

About NovaCHARGE, LLC:
NovaCHARGE, LLC was founded in 2008 to address the need for a next-generation electric vehicle (E/V) charging infrastructure. As a leading provider of E/V networked and non-networked charging solutions, NovaCHARGE is dedicated to enabling a better environment for future generations by supporting a zero-emission transportation infrastructure, offering convenient, affordable, grid-friendly charging stations that enable access across both public and private locations. NovaCHARGE is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and is a Certified Minority/Woman owned business. For more information, please visit www.NovaCHARGE.net.

About the Tampa Downtown Partnership:
Tampa Downtown Partnership is a private, membership based not-for-profit 501(c)6 comprised of companies, organizations and individuals with a common goal of advancing Tampa’s Downtown. Through an annual contract with the City of Tampa, Tampa Downtown Partnership administers the Special Services District. In addition to Tampa’s Downtown Guides and Clean Team, Tampa Downtown Partnership serves downtown through marketing, business development, transportation, advocacy, public space activation, planning and beautification.