Solar Technician

Job description

My client is an autonomous power producer specializing in the development, construction, ownership, and operation of renewable energy projects. As the U.S. branch of a publicly traded company, they leverage their robust financial foundation and extensive project expertise to construct initiatives that foster enduring benefits for local communities, landowners, stakeholders, and the environment.

About the role:

Service Technicians will perform the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Utility scale PV (and energy storage) sites in our clients US portfolio. Individually, and as a team, the technicians will be responsible for multiple solar power plants and will operate to achieve safe, efficient, and optimized plant operations. Successful candidates will apply their working knowledge of troubleshooting mechanical and electrical components and equipment, including but not limited to testing, maintenance, and repair of all major and balance-of-system components utilized in PV power generation.


  • Responsible for assigned operations and maintenance activities associated with the utility scale PV projects
  • Under supervision, performs, routine maintenance work, as assigned and/or directed by supervisor and work orders from the maintenance management system
  • Under supervision, perform corrective, preventive, and emergency maintenance and operations on equipment safely and efficiently. These equipment may include inverters, trackers, combiner boxes, PV modules, DC collection systems, AC collection and distribution systems, energy storage systems, MV/HV systems, SCADA, Meters and communication network
  • Create and complete work tickets
  • Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition
  • Attend Training – in-house/online/at OEM facility as required
  • Respond to emergency outages that require facility and generator restorations. Be on call 24/7 as required
  • Oversee all periodic scheduled third-party testing and calibration services
  • Assist with site vegetation mitigation as required
  • Document all maintenance activities and spare parts consumption
  • Assist in developing written troubleshooting and maintenance procedure documentation, including checklists
  • Support commissioning and post-commissioning activities as required
  • Under supervision, perform other technical and administrative duties associated with operating and maintaining a power facility
  • Adhere to workplace safety standards as well as help the company improve upon the standards in place
  • Train new O&M technicians to follow safety and maintenance practices


  • Electrical experience required
  • Understand the National Electrical Code exists as guidance for electrical work
  • Working knowledge of the OSHA safety practices and procedures

Education, Training, & Certificates:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Medium and High Voltage electrical training and certification is highly preferred
  • OSHA 10/30 hour Certification preferred
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