Solar Commissioning Technician

Hunt Valley, MD
Full Time
Solar Gaines is growing, and we are looking to add a commissioning technician to our expanding team. The solar service technician coordinates service requests, troubleshoots, and resolves issues.

Position Summary:
The Solar Commissioning Technician works closely with the project managers when a project is nearing mechanical completion, configures the monitoring systems, reviews testing documentation, troubleshoots equipment and monitoring system issues, occasionally performs hands-on field work, and prepares it for handoff to the asset management teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning solar systems and electrical components.
  • Strong coordination and problem-solving skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels with the customer, superintendent, and project manager.
  • Ensure NEC electrical code compliance as related to solar PV installations and inspections.
  • Complete tasks safely, correctly, and on schedule.
  • Ensure PPE, tools, and equipment assigned are maintained in good working condition or replaced as required.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience working with commercial and residential PV systems.
  • Working knowledge of NEC and local electrical codes as they relate to solar PV installations and inspection compliance.
  • Strong coordination and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience reading blueprints, plans, and manufacturer specs.
  • Effective management and teamwork skills.
  • Proficiency in using computers.
  • Experience implementing quality control standards and assessing safety hazards to ensure job site safety and satisfy OSHA requirements.
  • Can lift 60 lbs. and is comfortable working from elevated environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DC electrical.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of PV installation and/or service experience
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • Basic math skills and reading comprehension.
  • Work requires reading and understanding written instructions to understand simple processes.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Demonstrate competence necessary to perform the work.
We offer stable employment with attractive compensation and benefits packages designed to reward hard work, dependability, and quality workmanship. Electricians who progress through our platform and perform at a high level are rewarded through increases in salary and responsibility and we have a healthy backlog of projects.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $27.00 - $35.00 per hour
  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental / Vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus pay
  • PV / Electrical / Service: 5 years (Required)
  • Journeyman Electrician license (Preferred)


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