Solar PV Field Technician

Fairfield, IA
Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

As a Solar PV Field Technician, you’ll work on our Install Crew to safely complete quality PV installations throughout Iowa, Illinois, and the surrounding states. This position involves frequent travel as you will travel with the crew from project to project during the week. Per diem and hotel accommodations covered by Simpleray during travel.


  • Diagnose and repair problems with existing arrays (including site visits when necessary)
  • Help licensed electrician with electrical work on project sites
  • Be the face of Simpleray to customers while on site, and leave them with a good impression by answering questions and positive interaction
  • Be an excellent steward of Simpleray equipment and leave job site clean & orderly
  • Enter meticulous updates on all working projects to keep everyone on the team informed of progress
  • Perform annual maintenance of systems
  • Pick-up parts and other supplies and deliver as needed
  • Assist with commissioning the solar array and monitoring systems during and after installation
  • Occasionally attend training sessions and seminars on new products, methods and maintenance
  • Mount racking and modules and connect modules
  • Documentation of daily work performed
  • Deliver or load project materials from BOM and unload project materials at job site
  • Perform annual maintenance of systems


  • Willingness to travel throughout Iowa and surrounding states
  • Ability to operate general construction equipment (skid steer, telehandler, forklift, trencher)
  • Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to safely climb ladders and navigate potentially steep roof planes
  • Ability to work from construction plans and line diagrams
  • Knowledge of general construction techniques (previous roofing experience preferred)
  • Knowledge of Google products (Drive and Gmail) and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Attention to detail and a drive for perfection
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Reliability
  • Being able to lift up to 100 lbs occasionally
  • Positive working attitude
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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