Renewable Energy Field Technician/Solar O&M

Company Name
Company Website
Location (City)
Throughout Massachusetts & Rhode Island
Job Category
Construction, Engineering, Facilities, Installation, Maintenance
Job Sector
Demand Response, Fuel Cell, Services and Support, Solar
Job Type
Full Time
Contact Info Davide Rosso

Captona is seeking a Renewable Energy Field Technician/Electrician to join a rapidly expanding team.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinating various aspects of project engineering and permitting, including working with internal design teams and external civil, structural and electrical design consultants
  • Provide technical due diligence for development projects including: design review, site assessment, EPC/O&M contract review, and construction monitoring
  • Visit development project sites and conduct thorough physical inspections to ensure deployed solar assets are of the highest quality, create punch lists for NCIs
  • Manage tasks assigned to engineering team
  • Review engineering reports and deliverables
  • Develop engineering best practices for the company
  • Install, inspect, maintain and repair solar power plant components, including the solar PV panels, combiner boxes, inverters, transformers and switchgears
  • Monitor asset status and troubleshoot and resolve problems that may arise
  • Conduct inspection, preventative and corrective maintenance for operational sites
  • Supervision O&M activities and plant operations and verify the maintenance activities
  • Manage subcontractors, electricians and technicians
  • Develop methods to troubleshoot equipment and performance, reviewing construction documents, ensuring compliance with codes/standards
  • Manage the budgeting, forecasting, and analysis of solar assets, driving long term profitability and risk minimization
  • Develop, implement and manage long term maintenance strategies for assets in the portfolio; obtain and manage maintenance contracts

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering (Preferably Mechanical or Electrical Engineer)
  • 2-5 years experience in design, engineering, construction and/or O&M experience in solar PV power plants
  • This position requires competence in the field and in the office, speaking with subcontractors, utilities, suppliers and field technicians
  • Familiarity with monitoring platforms (Also Energy preferred)
  • 3+ years experience in the solar PV industry
  • 3+ years experience in solar PV construction and/or O&M services
  • Computer proficiency with; AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in PVSyst preferred
  • 40% + travel may be required
  • Valid driver license required

Comprehensive Compensation Package:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
How to Apply: 

Please email your resume directly to

About the Company: 

Captona is a North America-focused renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure investment company. The Firm focuses its investments on solar, wind, storage, biomass, run-of-river hydro, and land sited for renewable energy assets. Through its principal investments in the renewable energy infrastructure sectors, the Captona Partners team has developed, acquired, operated, financed, and engineered assets in several throughout North America.

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