Compliance Test Technician

Engineering Petaluma, California


Description

Our mission at Enphase Energy is to advance a sustainable future for all.

Today, our intelligent microinverters, which turn sunlight into an affordable, safe, reliable, and scalable source of energy, work with virtually every solar panel made, and when paired with our award-winning smart battery technology, we engineer one of the industry's best-performing clean energy systems. To date, we have installed more than 42 million microinverters on more than 1.9 million homes across 130 countries.

Like our customers, our innovative teams are also worldwide, making Enphase Energy a truly global company. We are one of the fastest growing and most dynamic energy companies in the world. Nimble and acutely focused on developing ground-breaking solar energy management technology, each of our teams have a shared goal of creating a carbon-free future.

 At Enphase we are also committed to diversity and inclusion. Developing cutting edge technology requires a workforce as diverse as the populations we wish to serve. We are a values-driven company that puts people and their power at the center of our shared energy future.

Join us on our mission!

We are seeking a Compliance Test Technician specializing in Solar Inverters, Energy Storage, and microgrid products compliance testing and certification.  

The Compliance Test Technician will ensure that products developed or managed by Enphase have been tested to agreed test plans and relevant national / international standards through helping Compliance Engineers with testing and certification efforts. This role supports Grid inter-connection testing, the Hardware Design Verification and will contribute to our business best practice of ensuring efficient, safe, and reliable systems, through regulatory compliance testing.

What you can look forward to:

  • Supports Compliance Engineers by conducting product testing using automated or manual test methods.
  • Creates test reports, Certificates, and related compliance documents.
  • Supports compliance engineering related activities such as test setup modification, fabrication, or assembly of electro‑mechanical systems.
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts, or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. Applications may include electrical/electronic circuits, Solar inverters, Battery Energy Storage products, and logic systems.
  • Looks after equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Maintains a safe work environment. 

What you will need to do it well:

  • Certification or Bachelor in Electronics, Computer Science or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Having experience with testing Electronics / Electrical products
  • Good knowledge of Electronics and Electrical Engineering principles
  • Recent experience working in an ISO 17025 accredited lab is an advantage.
  • Having experience with photovoltaic systems or power supplies is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Standard, National and International regulations is a plus.

Employee Benefits 

  • Quarterly bonuses and stock options.
  • Medical insurance cover (yourself and your immediate family members).
  • Annual merit reviews and increases.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • High tech laboratories and equipment.
  • Health and wellness incentives.
  • Eco friendly work environment.
  • Global team environment.

About the Petaluma team

Enphase Energy has two facilities in the Bay area, this position is located in the north bay area of Petaluma.  We are a Research and Development Centre focused on the design and testing of our cornerstone products, the Microinverter, AC battery, and microgrid systems. Enphase Petaluma has a team of around 80+ engineers and support staff. We also work closely with our Research and Development colleagues in Christchurch New Zealand, Texas, and Bangalore.

 

Salary range: $32.21 - $43.27 per hour