PV Field Technician

Requisition ID:  11862

Remote, US, 032794 - B

ENGIE Services U.S. Inc. (ENGIE Services U.S.) is a national energy company that works with education, local government, commercial, industrial, and institutional organizations to implement efficiency and sustainable energy solutions that save money, enhance safety, improve assets, and protect the environment. As part of ENGIE, the number one energy services provider in the world, ENGIE Services U.S.  provides a unique and extensive set of energy and sustainability management services to thousands of customers across the United States. The company has provided more than $2 billion in energy savings for its customers over the past 40 years.


The Operations and Maintenance Photovoltaic Field Technician will manage the maintenance activities for a large number of solar photovoltaic projects.  The associate will interact with their supervisor regularly. 


This position is located in California and will report to the Photovoltaic Operations and Maintenance Manager.


What you’ll do:

  • Maintain the performance of each photovoltaic project subject to performance guarantees.  Respond to trouble tickets in a reasonable timely fashion.  Troubleshoot and take corrective action and maintain service reports
  • Develop work scopes for service work orders on repairs issues that require subcontracted assistance
  • Perform scheduled annual preventative maintenance services for PV systems
  • Use of field mobile application to perform field activities, and accurate record keeping
  • Review annual preventative maintenance service reports to identify issues that require follow up corrective action.  Provide feedback to the PV O&M Manager and plan the corrective action for scope of work
  • Perform corrective repair services of PV systems as directed by the O&M Manager 
  • Maintain detailed expense records for all service calls including parts costs, tools, mileage, and timekeeping utilizing company provided software tools
  • Utilize, create, and refine reporting systems for summary and status to management.
  • Perform re-commissioning, and site inspections as needed
  • Comply 100% with all safety requirements
  • Must adhere to all required federal, state and local laws/statutes, as applicable to this role
  • Other tasks as assigned by manager


What you bring:

  • State Certified Electrician Inside Wireman Journeyman License Required
  • A minimum five (5) years of experience required with a preference for those with previous PV design, installation, and/or maintenance experience
  • Collaborative and communicative: The position must work very close with the PV O&M manager for daily tasks and directions
  • Provide on-the job training to Electrical apprentices
  • On Going communication with O&M Manager of field activity statues
  • The position must abide by and understand the safety requirements of the NEC electrical code, NFPA70 and OSHA 30.
  • All project work must abide by the O&M and/or Performance Guarantee contract terms. 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
  • Analytical skills:  The position requires reviewing PV system performance reports and troubleshooting under-performance issues as well as outage problems at customer sites
  • Technical requirement of commissioning, troubleshooting of solar electrical generation systems, and monitoring communication equipment   


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Ability to travel up to 90% of the time, with occasional overnight stays
  • Ability to get from office to off-site customers – valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to work outdoors and on rooftops
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs or more on a regular basis. Occasional lifting in excess of 70 lbs required
  • Typical field environment and occasional office environment, may be exposed to different weather elements



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $61,455-$156,650, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits


 ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Technical College Diploma