PV Field Technician, Senior

Posting date : 20/06/2024

Requisition ID : 30676

What You Can Expect

Working remotely in the Northeast region, the Senior Photovoltaic (PV) Technician will be responsible for preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of a large number of solar projects.


These are smaller scale projects currently the largest is about 5 Megawatts (MW). As the Senior Technician you will be supporting projects and clients throughout the Northeastern United States.  In this region we are split between ground mount units and commercial rooftop units. We do not do residential work. Knowledge of IT and SCADA would be beneficial. You will have gained strong customer service acumen, discussing scheduling of preventative maintenance, problems found and recommending options or requirements to repair or maintain the customers equipment. You will be responsible for ensuring that all work performed at client locations follows client and ENGIE’s required safety protocols. This position will require extensive travel with some overnight stays. Due to the remote nature of some facilities this position requires a valid state issued Driver’s License, and the ability to operate company provided vehicles.


Every day you’ll prioritize safety in everything that you do. You will be traveling to client sites, driving your Company provided truck. Servicing both ground arrays (up to 5 MW) owned by municipalities or corporations and smaller rooftop systems at some of your most recognizable retailers. Typical tasks are cleaning and testing panels, troubleshooting inverters, servicing, or updating networking / SCADA hardware/ software. You will be discussing service and upgrade options with the Regional Service Manager, and clients in the field, both on the phone and by completing detailed service reports explaining findings, actions taken and recommendations for future maintenance and upgrades.


  • Respond to trouble tickets
  • Develop work scopes for service work orders on repairs issues
  • Perform scheduled annual preventative maintenance services for PV systems
  • Review annual preventative maintenance service reports to identify issues that require corrective action
  • Provide feedback to the Regional Service Manager and plan the corrective action for scope of work
  • Maintain detailed expense records for all service calls including parts costs, tools, mileage, and timekeeping



What You’ll Bring 

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience root cause analysis and repair of arrays and inverters; you will have learned to abide by and understand the safety requirements of the NEC electrical code, NFPA70 and OSHA 30
  • Developed expertise in PV design, installation, and/or maintenance
  • Troubleshooting experience with PV systems starting with the review of the PV System performance reports and then troubleshooting the underperformance issues as well as outages by troubleshooting arrays, inverters, and networking systems to the root cause
  • Ability applying technical requirements to commissioning, troubleshooting of solar electrical generation systems, and monitoring communication equipment
  • Experience in complying with contract terms as stated by an O&M and/or Performance Guarantee contract; specifically pertaining to the maintenance to be performed on customer sites with respect to customer safety requirements, DOJ Livescan and site access terms and conditions



Additional Details

  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Up to 90% travel (daytime travel), with up to 50% overnight stays
  • Requires safe operation of a company vehicle - Valid State Issued Driver’s license required
  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate and give report effectively, on highly technical information both written (word / outlook) and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies



Working Environment

  • Ability to work outdoors and on rooftops
  • Field environment and occasional office environment, may be exposed to different weather elements
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate




Salary Range:  $40.38- $61.92 USD hourly


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes affordable options for medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, sick leave, and parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match from day 1. But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being, including fertility plans. Explore our employee benefits to see how we can support you. Learn more.




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