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PV Engineer/ Solar Technician

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Valcol Group
  • Post Date: August 16, 2020
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Job Overview

Our client specializes in providing solar renewable energy solutions, is looking for a suitable person to fill the above position.

Please send your CV in word format and current salary and benefits details!


The Solar Technician will operate and maintain the solar site by optimizing generation availability and performance through established procedures with the highest regard for health, safety and environment compliance. In other roles the Technician, will be responsible for performing all field diagnostics and repairs in a professional manner to include supervising a team of installers’ onsite, generate reports, request equipment, tools etc. The Technician will be responsible to solar installation at the allocated site in a professional manner and thereafter train the customer on the system operations and functionality.


  • Diagnose PV system issues, including non-operation and underperformance, then develop and administer a remediation;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve solar electric warranty and service issues that arise with: modules, inverters, and all system components to ensure maximum system performance;
  • Keep all appointments as scheduled, confirm attendance and seek to optimize field time efficiently;
  • Prepare the site for works to completion and allocate duties to his team including tailboard meetings on safety procedures before work commencement;
  • Advanced troubleshooting of system issues as identified and scheduled by the Site Supervisor;
  • Maintain the highest level of professionalism and interact directly with Epic Solar customers;
  • Record and submit daily paperwork associated with serviced or newly installed systems
  • Maintain and communicate supply and equipment issues to properly address all service call needs;
  • Ensure a high degree of workmanship as service and warranty work are completed;
  • Follow all safety policies while driving company vehicle and at all job sites;
  • Comply with necessary safety standards to assure a safe workplace/condition;
  • Perform other needed job tasks as requested by leadership;
  • Manage and supervise an installation

Qualifications, skills and Experience;

  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent;
  • Capable of leading and directing a team;
  • 3+ years of electrical experience;
  • 2+ years of solar-specific installation and/or service experience preferred;
  • 1+ years network systems experience;
  • Experience diagnosing and repairing existing systems and electrical components;
  • High level of craftsmanship/workmanship with strong attention to detail;
  • Understanding of how various electrical components can be repaired in the most cost-effective manner possible;
  • Working knowledge of the usage of a volt meter;
  • Competent with adapting to different computer programs;
  • Understanding of network functions, IP address knowledge, internet connection and troubleshooting of low voltage circuits;
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks and adapting to change easily;
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude and encourage others;
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations and customer service skills;
  • Must be comfortable working on rooftops with the proper fall protection;
  • Physically able to lift 50lbs and perform duties such as climbing, lifting and working outside;
  • Knowledge of the NEC and applicable codes and standards;
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing residential solar panels preferred;
  • Driver’s Licence Class 4 or better a must have;

Remuneration $450 USD or equivalent

Email CVs toMirriam Dzapasi:  

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary$450 USD or equivalent
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience3-5 Years
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