Commissioning Technician

The Commissioning technician is responsible for all of the project commissioning activities. The development activities include review and understanding of solar plant layout drawings, substation drawings, DC collection one-line diagrams, AC collection one-line diagrams, major equipment specifications, settings lists, IOM's, and construction & commissioning schedules.


Job Responsibilities

  • Perform basic construction and commissioning related tasks on PV systems.
  • Perform pre-commissioning and commissioning for Vanguard installations.
  • Drive quality efforts to assure all installed products meet customer requirements.
  • Lead root cause analysis relating to deficiencies.
  • Coordinate and oversee all project commissioning activities with client representatives, electrical utility representatives, OEM Technical field advisors, 3rd party testing firms and project management teams & Quality personnel
  • Interact professionally with customers and clients, and manage business change within team
  • Maintain a safe, positive, and productive work environment for field teams and sub-contractors
  • Remain current on industry best practices and work methods for testing and/or commissioning & related functions
  • Deliver a service that assures equipment, devices, and wiring are 100% functionally correct while ensuring all state and federal regulatory and environmental rules are followed and maintained
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Develop and administer the site energization plan(s)
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in commissioning and start-up PV solar plants
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of solar PV systems and associated SCADA controls
  • Experience with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is an added advantage
  • Experience working with AC & DC Electricity, PV Systems, Trackers, Inverters, and AC collection Systems
  • Excellent teamwork skills, foster a positive team environment through the collaborative decision making
  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Experience working collaboratively with people and initiatives affecting multiple organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and demanding customers

Willingness to travel: 100% required

License/ Certification:

  • Driver’s License, Required
  • OSHA 30, required


  • 401k with a match
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Eligible for a discretionary bonus

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