Field Quality Engineer Solar

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameJoshua Porter

Job description

Remote with Travel, Can be located anywhere in the US.

My client is in search of a skilled Field Inspection Engineer/Quality Engineer to join its growing Team. As a leading owner of commercial and utility Solar Assets, they depend on this team to assess operational sites, provide punch lists, and remediation recommendations, and execute remediation tasks.

The chosen candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting design and production reviews, conducting site inspections, and overseeing engineering and inspection partners. An ideal fit for this role will possess extensive experience in design, installation, and maintenance, coupled with a keen eye for quality.

Join our close-knit team of solar professionals and contribute to our mission.


  • Review the design of operating systems

  • Perform data analysis and troubleshoot potential or existing issues

  • Proficient in interpreting low-voltage and medium-voltage plans, wiring and control diagrams, specifications, and data sheets

  • Conduct thermal imaging testing and analysis, insulation resistance testing, and complete commissioning reports

  • Ability to interpret and understand PV production models such as PVSYST or Helioscope

  • Conduct site audits to evaluate structural, electrical, equipment, and installation aspects of PV and storage systems

  • Conduct data analysis and troubleshoot potential or existing issues


  • Proficiency in interpreting civil, structural, low voltage, and medium voltage plans

  • Familiarity with central and string inverters, DAS, and communication systems

  • Strong attention to detail and effective communication skills

  • Clean driving record

  • Knowledge of DAS and communications networks

  • High level of initiative and ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment

  • Field experience in quality, construction, or operation

  • Familiarity with electrical systems and basic safety protocols preferred

  • Up-to-date on all safety and technical training

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint

  • Ability to effectively utilize project management tools such as MS Teams, Smartsheet, Procore, Monday.com

  • Willingness to travel up to 50% for commissioning and troubleshooting assistance

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Preferably holds a degree in Engineering, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience