1st Light Energy

Field Service Technician

Req No.
Customer Service/Support
US-NJ-South Plainfield
Regular Full-Time


The Solar Service Technician is responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance, system commissioning, troubleshooting and generally maintaining customer owned and commercial solar assets. The Service Tech role is responsible for managing time and resources so that O&M customers are serviced promptly and effectively.

Responsibilities include:

  • Electrical troubleshooting of residential and commercial projects
  • Preventative and corrective maintenance on residential and commercial PV systems
  • Initial commissioning and startup of residential and commercial PV projects
  • Module cleaning
  • Working at heights
  • Adherence to safety procedures
  • Process improvement and innovation
  • Electronic monitoring set-up
  • Light estimating duties for corrective maintenance
  • Emergency service calls (after hours work sometimes required)
  • Occasional out of state site visit (25%-50%)
  • Ability to lift 50-100 lbs.


A person with a strong back ground in electrical installation and /or solar electrical systems, and customer service is preferred. A successful candidate will have strong organizational and customer service skills. Experience working on residential and commercial construction projects is desired.

Educational, professional and/or other requirements:

  • Strong understanding of electrical theory and applications
  • 2-3 years of electrical and/or solar experience required
  • Knowledge of NEC, UBC and other building codes a plus.
  • High school graduate
  • Ability to innovate and improve operations and solve complex problems
  • Positive attitude and energy desired


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