1st Light Energy

Field Service Technician

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


1st Light Energy Inc. was founded in January of 2005 with the vision to provide alternative energy solutions that positively impact our environment and have solid financial returns for our customers.  We have become one of the most experienced solar companies in the Nation.


For twelve years 1st Light Energy has been selling and installing solar, more than many of our competitors combined. Throughout the many innovations and changing expectations of the industry, we have adapted and thrived.


Each of our seven offices across the United States has given us a unique experience working with many different utilities and local governments. We eagerly prepare to enter new markets, bringing solar programs that are favorable to homeowners and business owners alike.


This is where you come in. 

If you are looking to build a career in Solar, this is your chance.

We have several job opportunities, and highly encourage growth within the company


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
  • 1+ 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

Pay rate: $16-$18/hr Plus Paid Benefits


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