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Service and O&M Crew Lead

Washington DC

Ipsun Solar comes from the Latin Ipsum, meaning “your own” – and we are motivated every day to help people and companies generate their own power from the sun to fight climate change. We are seeking a Residential and Commercial Solar Operations and Maintenance person to take on service calls. The person will lead the O&M division and to be part of an amazing team. You will be part of a company that stands for quality and help getting solar systems producing optimal power in the DC, MD, and VA region.

Ipsun solar maintains a portfolio of Photovoltaic (PV) installations made up of inverters, combiner boxes, solar panels and other components.

Ipsun serves residential and commercial O&M clients in the entire DMV area.


Responsibilities and Duties

Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on residential solar, commercial solar and solar farms that are roof mounted or ground mounted.

Troubleshooting electrical, control equipment faults, monitoring issues,…

Replacement/installation of hardware, PV modules, inverters, monitoring equipment and any other component

Prepare reports, mostly through automated tools, if needed to comply with deliverables in O&M contracts

Help in all areas of preventative and corrective maintenance as directed by manager with minimal supervision

Document completion of work and cleanup of job site

Attend training sessions on equipment as provided by the manufacturer and approved by manager.

Use of equipment and resources in accordance with instructions provided by the company

Adherence to Company policies, quality, environmental health and safety policies and good housekeeping practices

Weekend on call duties for emergency response to significant faults

Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology and safety

Additional duties required as needed


Qualifications and Skills

2 years of solar installation experience required

Must be able to lift 50lbs

Ability to work in extreme environments (example: hot sun, cold, crawl spaces, etc.)

Must be willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, work on rooftops and able to work on your feet for long periods of time

Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

High school diploma or GED required

Excellent customer service skills required

Ability to read and comprehend electrical and mechanical schematics, technical manuals, procedures and regulations

Experience in installing, maintaining and troubleshooting PV systems preferred

PV System site inspection experience preferred

Must have a valid state driver’s license

Must have a clean driving record

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen

Previous experience within: solar energy, installation, renewable energy, solar panel installer, solar electrician

Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment

Electrical knowledge/training experience of at least 3 years

May perform required travel for extended periods at a time

Must have good organization, communication, analytical, planning and customer service skills

Must be flexible, be able to adapt to new situations, have self-control and have high integrity

Must have flexibility to work during weekends and be available on call at all times

Competent skills using Microsoft office software’s like Gmail, Google Drive, Excel, Word


Compensation And Benefits

Position is full-time, based out of the Washington D.C. area

Health, Dental, Life Insurances, Optional Vision and Accident insurance

401(k) after 1 year with Ipsun

10 days PTO accrues over time

Dog-friendly office

Starting salary is dependent on experience

Exceptional Team with a passion for solar with room for growth



Posted June 19, 2020

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