Field Services Engineer (Solar)

Posted 17 January 2023
Salary $DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameHannah Waters

Job description

​Job Description

  • A Field Service Engineer with field experience in construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC). Knowledgeable in system troubleshooting, diagnostics, and performing electrical tests (Isc, Voc, insulation resistance, IV Curve tracing, thermal imaging…). Ideally, with experience working in Utility, Commercial and Industrial projects

  • Someone obsessed with safety, quality, and reliability that takes a long-term view approach to their work to help reduce future solar and storage system risks

  • A learner, and a detailed oriented person, willing to wear different hats, that is super passionate about solar power and energy storage

  • A forward-thinking person excited to use and contribute, building software technology to solve industry problems

  • A creative team player that is excited by the opportunity to grow with the team and support the largest customers in the renewables space

  • A scrappy, good communicator, open-minded, entrepreneurial thinker who can make decisions in a resource-limited environment and understand the benefits and trade-offs of the many different solutions available for a given problem.

Immediate Initiatives

  • Perform third-party solar and storage system inspections including testing (IV tracing, thermal imaging, insulation resistance, continuity...) focused on safety, quality, and reliability. Typical scopes would be:

  • Health assessment: operational systems

  • Third-party construction QA/QC

  • Third-party commissioning oversight/verification

  • End-of-warranty inspection

  • Root cause analysis

  • Emergency response and investigation

Your Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant solar and/or energy storage experience

  • Preferred solar field experience: construction management, QA/QC, commissioning, operations, and maintenance

  • 1+ year of experience performing system troubleshooting, diagnostics, and performing electrical tests (Isc, Voc, insulation resistance, IV Curve tracing, thermal imaging…)

  • Ability to use fieldwork software technology tools and navigate numerous computer applications and technology independently

  • Highly valuable to have OSHA 30 and NFPA 70e certifications

  • Ability to work at great heights, work in extreme environments, lift at least 50 pounds

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and an acceptable and safe driving record

  • Ability to travel 50% of the time or more nationally

  • Report writing, where required, to comply with deliverables