Solar Energy Technician at International Energy Services Limited (IESL)

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Job Title: Solar Energy Technician

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Head, Power & Renewable Energy

Job Overview

  • The role of the Solar Energy Technician is to install and maintain solar panels provided by the company to businesses and residential buildings.
  • The candidate’s main responsibilities will be to commission, troubleshoot, repair, and analyze solar inverters, document and report site visits and service calls, follow site safety procedures, and perform work in a safety-conscious manner, develop a detailed knowledge of Power Electronics products, and perform electrical preventative and corrective maintenance on solar inverters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Installing and maintaining solar panels for businesses and residentials
  • Communicate with manufacturers for technical and RMA support
  • Manage all on-site installation, repair, maintenance, and testing tasks
  • Actively work towards a common goal of improving the tools and processes associated with exceptional installations
  • Perform advanced level troubleshooting for component repair and replacements with proficient use of specialized tools and diagnostic processes
  • Demonstrate effective project ownership and delegation for major correctives, retrofits, and main component repair/replacements
  • Documents test/repair results accurately and in a customer-facing format.
  • Act as the technical interface customer and company
  • Lay-out, assemble and install solar modules, panels, or support structures, as specified.
  • Identify methods for laying out, orienting, and mounting modules or arrays to ensure efficient installation, electrical configuration, or system maintenance.
  • Identify and resolve any deficiencies in solar system installation or materials.
  • Determine materials, equipment, and installation sequences necessary to maximize installation efficiency.
  • Compile or maintain records of system operation, performance, and maintenance.
  • Develop a complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, layout, diagram, and install equipment.
  • Observe installed equipment or systems’ functioning to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.


  • Minimum of an HND / BSc Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Any technical or trade certification will be an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of the Solar Power construction craft and the assembly, installation, or maintenance of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for ground or roof installation.
  • Knowledge of hand-held power tools.
  • Minimum five (5) years proved experience in solar power installation and maintenance
  • Experience in power electronics, preferably Solar Inverters, Renewable energy equipment
  • Ability to recognize potential issues and provide safe solutions
  • Working knowledge of power system protection
  • Ability to read and interpret single line diagrams and schematics
  • Detailed knowledge and skill in generators, converters, controllers, and electrical equipment
  • Ability to properly document all work in a variety of electronic formats
  • Have strong communication skills to interact effectively with clients
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Knowledge working with complex electrical and mechanical equipment.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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