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O&M Field Technician

$25.00 – $32.00 hourly


Last Updated: 3/17/24

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Job Description

The O&M Field Technician will be responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of project equipment related to any operational solar farms or rooftop projects. The successful candidate will have strong electrical/ mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting techniques, and organizational skills to drive and achieve project uptime and production targets of projects and must be capable of working independently or within a team environment.


  • Troubleshoot daily project system issues to meet uptime goals.
  • Understand hourly production output targets and if there is any danger of not meeting them, execute a plan for correction or elevation of the situation.
  • Follow maintenance schedules and perform routine maintenance (PMs, start-up tests, etc.) on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed before elevating the problems to Operations & Maintenance Manager.
  • Identify potential problems and suggest changes or corrective actions.
  • Work with other members of the maintenance team, sub-contractors and other groups to continuously improve system performance, drive product quality and maintenance cost improvement.
  • Communicate cross-functionally across all necessary parts of the organization to achieve resolution to plant issues.
  • Ensure CMMS work orders are complete in their entirety. Prepare documents necessary for procurement and utilization of materials and vendor services.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot various project systems issues such as inverters, switchgear, transformers, breakers, communications equipment, etc.
  • Provide operation, maintenance and troubleshooting training to operators and others as needed.
  • Assist in developing standard operating documents for maintenance, operations and training.
  • Assist with project commissioning and testing providing knowledge expertise.
  • Attend and participate in all assigned trainings in safety, environmental, and other areas as assigned.
  • Oversee and Supervise sub-contractors.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and company policies.
  • Conduct other duties as required.


  • Minimum 2-5+ years of hands-on experience in field work; renewable energy (Solar, wind or similar) environment is an asset.
  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • NABCEP Certification is a plus.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing various types of electrical machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals, and specifications
  • Strong work ethic, positive team attitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Company Details

Miami, Florida, United States
UpTalent provides a full suite of talent solutions that solves every workforce challenge. We empower business success while consistently delivering an unsurpassed quality experience.We believe collaboration, teamwork, and excellence create the right environment for our people to deliver the best results to our contingent workforce and clients. Our values - excellence, commitment and quality -...