Technician - Solar

MaxGen Energy Services

MaxGen Energy Services ( is the nation’s largest independent service provider for the clean energy industry.
MaxGen has two major lines of business. The first is the planning, design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery energy storage infrastructure. MaxGen is a specialist in the market and serves many of major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles. The second line of business is comprehensive operations and maintenance services for solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States.
The company has a central operations center and a team of nation-wide highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for commercial, industrial, and utility customers and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.

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Full time
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The following responsibilities are not limited to:
Onsite safety and environmental compliance adherence
Conduct site safety assessments and identify all safety hazards on job-site, lead daily safety meetings, properly generate and complete JHA, LOTO, and other safety related documentation as per OSHA and site specific requirements.
Review site manuals and drawings to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment
In field work including electrical and mechanical preventative and corrective maintenance of site equipment, vegetation management, site field reporting, work order completion, and other work as needed.
Perform testing on equipment, including but not limited to; insulation testing (megger testing), I-V curve testing, thermal imagery, torque tests and performance evaluations.
Troubleshoot PV system performance issues and locate & isolate ground faults.
Perform OEM testing, troubleshooting, repairs and upgrades/ revisions to a broad range of equipment in the renewable industry.
Quality assurance for all work performed on site
Must be able to work closely with Remote Operations Center (ROC) to react and resolve production related issues as they arise in the field
Vegetation management and overall site cleanliness
Communicate with internal and external customers as required
Work closely with the Planning and Scheduling team to ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to and work orders are completed accurately and on time
Generate professional service specific reports using work order system or Microsoft Office that can be presented to the customer.
Ensure that all issues at the site are documented in the work order system and are addressed in a timely manner.
Planned and unplanned over time and night work may be required


High school Graduate
Formal electrical training or 5 years’ equivalent experience in maintaining power generation electrical equipment
Electrical – Certified Electrician (Journeyman level) form relevant state


Ideal Candidate will have:
Strong understudying of OSHA safety requirements including LOTO, Arc Flash, JHA/JSA, etc.
Valid state drivers license
1 plus years of PV power plant maintenance experience
Strong electrical, electronic and mechanical troubleshooting skills. Technical knowledge of solar, and PV, related applications.
Strong work ethic, be a self-starter and work with little to no supervision.
Excellent technical and non-technical verbal and written communication skills.
Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to generate, track, and complete site work requirements.
Experience with using plant control and monitoring systems to diagnose plant problems and monitor site daily performance
Ability to understand and work within company business processes and ensure an efficient working environment.
Demonstrates safe work practices and quality orientation
Able to work within a project team and to spend long hours alone
Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently with a high level of results orientation.
Strong MS Office skills

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