Ipsun Solar comes from the Latin Ipsum, meaning “your own” – and we are motivated every day to help people and companies generate their own power from the sun to fight climate change. We are seeking a Residential and Commercial Solar Operations and Maintenance person to take on service calls. The person will lead the O&M division and to be part of an amazing team. You will be part of a company that stands for quality and help getting solar systems producing optimal power in the DC, MD, and VA region.

 Ipsun solar maintains a portfolio of Photovoltaic (PV) installations made up of inverters, combiner boxes, solar panels and other components.

 Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on residential solar, commercial solar and solar farms that are roof mounted or ground mounted.
  • Troubleshooting electrical and control equipment faults
  • Replacement/installation of hardware, PV modules, inverters, monitoring equipment and any other component
  • Prepare reports, mostly through automated tools, if needed to comply with deliverables in O&M contracts
  • Help in all areas of preventative and corrective maintenance as directed by manager with minimal supervision
  • Document completion of work and cleanup of job site
  • Attend training sessions on equipment as provided by the manufacturer and approved by manager.
  • Use of equipment and resources in accordance with instructions provided by the company
  • Adherence to Company policies, quality, environmental health and safety policies and good housekeeping practices
  • Weekend on call duties for emergency response to significant faults
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety
  • Additional duties required as needed

 

 

Qualifications and Skills

 

  • 2 years of solar installation experience required
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, etc.)
  • Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical and mechanical schematics, technical manuals, procedures and regulations
  • Experience in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting PV systems preferred
  • PV System site inspection experience preferred
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
  • Previous experience within: solar energy, installation, renewable energy, solar panel installer, solar electrician
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Electrical knowledge/training experience of at least 3 years
  • May perform required travel for extended periods at a time
  • Must have good organization, communication, analytical, planning and customer service skills
  • Must be flexible, be able to adapt to new situations, have self-control and have high integrity
  • Must have flexibility to work during weekends and be available on call at all times
  • Competent skills using Microsoft office software’s like Gmail, Google Drive, Excel, Word

 

Compensation And Benefits

  • Position is full-time, based out of the Washington D.C. area
  • Health, Dental, Life Insurances, Optional Vision and Accident insurance
  • 401(k) after 1 year with Ipsun
  • 10 days PTO accrues over time
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Starting salary is dependent on experience
  • Exceptional Team with a passion for solar with room for growth