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Solar O & M Technician

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Motive - MESSI - Solar
Purpose and Scope: The Solar O&M Technician is responsible for performing tasks which include maintenance, installation, testing and troubleshooting related to solar equipment, its components and wiring.
  • Executes daily assigned tasks, including preventative and reactive maintenance on solar systems.
  • Provides accurate and detailed daily reports of testing results, replacements, and case numbers.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots systems, and performs repairs (meeting or surpassing industry standards) on Inverters, Optimizers, Maximizers, TS4's or other vendor equipment.
  • Commissions new solar systems.
  • Removes and replaces faulty or obsolete components, performs retrofits.
  • Ensures continuous and reliable operation of systems and their components.
  • Provides technical services on PV systems.
  • Makes recommendations regarding equipment using their knowledge of manufacturer equipment (considering historical repair records).
  • Interfaces with clients on site walks.
  • Makes tech calls to appropriate vendors to obtain case numbers for equipment replacements.
  • Replaces and tests any warranty equipment provided by said vendors.
  • Answers phone calls in the field for any adds, moves or changes, as directed by supervisor. 
  • Maintains proper care of all equipment, tools and vehicles.
  • Uses all appropriate jobsite PPE and practices utmost safety for all, including equipment and buildings.
  • Reports any problems with tools or equipment.
  • Executes safe and proper use of power tools and ladders.
  • Fixes problems with any said solar equipment and attendant electrical wiring.
  • Ensures that all completed jobs are clear of potential hazards or warning signs.
  • All other duties as required.

  • 3+ Years of direct solar experience, strongly preferred, involving troubleshooting and repair of solar systems.

Pay: $30 - $35/hr