Commercial PV O&M Electrician

  • New York, NY
  • Permanent
  • Solar

Job Description

As Commercial PV O&M Electrician, you will be a skilled and licensed electrician. The role involves overseeing the maintenance of high-performance commercial solar systems. The successful candidate will take charge of both preventive and corrective maintenance for operational projects in the Northeast region. Reporting directly to the Director of Engineering & Operations, the individual will be responsible for monitoring and troubleshooting system issues, both remotely and on-site. This role requires frequent travel, approximately 50%-75% of the time, to projects in the field within the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.

Responsibilities, Skills & Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of solar energy systems
  • Ensure work adheres to relevant building and safety codes
  • High-level expertise in PV commissioning, operation, and troubleshooting
  • Supervise electric subcontractors during system commissioning
  • Review and ensure commissioning tests meet established standards
  • Conduct final punchlist walkthroughs with electrical subcontractors
  • Perform scheduled onsite preventative maintenance
  • Onsite and offsite electrical troubleshooting
  • Address corrective maintenance visits as needed
  • Identify and document faults, deviations, safety violations, etc.
  • Familiarity with Ethernet, cellular, fiber, and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
  • High integrity character with a commitment to precision over speed

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in solar electrical work in construction or O&M
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid electrical license
  • Valid driver's license
  • OSHA certification
  • Proficiency in using ladders and working at heights
  • Advanced electrical and PV-related troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of construction documents and ability to read plans
  • NABCEP Installer Certification
  • Extensive experience with commercial solar projects
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree
  • Must have valid work authorization
  • Regional travel up to 75% of the time