Electrical Service Technician
SunEdison 48 reviews - Pennsauken, NJ

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We are currently seeking a Field Service Technician to provide performance testing, preventative maintenance, repairs, equipment modifications, and troubleshooting for commercial solar photovoltaic electric systems at various site locations in New Jersey.


Test, Analyze, and Repair problems in Photovoltaic Inverters and monitoring (DAS) Systems, as well as other components of large ( >30KW) PV powerplants

Coordinate on-site project planning, installations, commissioning, quality inspections, and performance testing of those powerplants

Perform moderately complex but repetitive testing, and troubleshooting

Uses, maintains, and secures test devices and tools used to adjust, calibrate, and repair equipment; including clamp-on meters, PQA, IV Curve tracer

Ensures that service commitments are met within expected response time

Communicates any special problems to Director of Service immediately

Manages vehicle inventory and restocks as necessary

Completes required paperwork (time sheets, service orders, forms, inventory, expense reports, and equipment related items

Adhere to departmental procedures and safety requirements as appropriate (e.g. OSHA, NFPA 70E, etc)


Ideal candidate will have experience in electrical mechanical maintenance and experience in medium and low voltage and AC power supplies

Some degree of experience with DC voltage in relationship to Photovoltaic power generation

Ability to understand and troubleshoot DAS (SCADA) communications (typically TCP/IP) so as to resolve problems with those devices in the field

Ability to work well with subcontracted Construction personnel in resolution of issues identified in the field during that phase of a project

Adequate computer skills required (particularly MS Office suite of products)

Clean DMV printout and valid New Jersey Drivers License required

Must have 5+ years electrical experience in low/medium/high voltage applications in an industrial environment with experience in both DC and AC

Appropriate licensing to work as electrician in the designated area.


The job is performed outdoors in a variety of settings, typically at large rooftop sites. Possible hazardous conditions on and around scaffolding and heavy equipment. Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, and smoke may occur. Protective PPE equipment is required including appropriate construction grade boots, gloves, hardhat, goggles, pants and shirt are required.

Heavy lifting is expected

Ability to work in heat and cold; i.e. full sun where temperature can be triple digits, or no sun where temperature can be below freezing

Good manual dexterity for the use of hand tools

Activities can include extended periods of standing, bending, kneeling


SunEdison offers a competitive base salary + performance based bonus program with a leading, high growth entrepreneurial company. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, and dental coverage; life insurance; hybrid vehicle assistance; public transportation assistance; generous paid time off and a matching 401(k) program.

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SunEdison takes a fundamentally different approach to solar energy: we deliver solar electricity as a service, not a product. Our vision,...