Jobs In Temiskaming Shores

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Field Technician

Canadian Solar

Full-Time • Temiskaming Shores Region

Position Title:    Operations Field Technician

Department:      Operation and Maintenance

Reports To:         O&M Manager  


The Operations Field Technician is responsible for maintenance checks, troubleshooting and repair of project equipment related to any operational solar farms or roof top projects.

The individual must have strong electrical/ mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting techniques and organizational skills to drive and achieve project uptime and production targets of projects. The individual 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. If there is any danger of not meeting them, execute a plan for correction or elevation of the situation

  • 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 O&M Manager or O&M Coordinator

  • Identify potential problems and suggest changes or corrective actions

  • Work with other members of the O&M team, sub-contractors and other groups to continuously improve system performance, drive product quality and maintenance cost improvement

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot various project systems issues such as inverters, switchgear, transformers, breakers, communications equipment, etc.

  • Follow the maintenance schedules and conduct machine preventative maintenance

  • Provide machine operation, maintenance and troubleshooting training to operators and others as needed

  • Assist in developing standard operating documents for machine maintenance, operations and training

  • Assist with project commissioning and testing providing knowledge expertise

  • Oversee and Supervise sub-contractors

  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Canadian Solar Solution Code of Business Conduct

  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and company policies

  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:  

  • Minimum 5 years work experience as a maintenance technician in the renewable energy (Solar, wind or similar) environment is an asset

  • A secondary technical education (College or University) is a desirable asset

  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing various types of electrical machinery and equipment

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals, and specifications

  • Specializing in electrical systems and equipment

  • Knowledge of computer systems and networks would be a valuable asset

  • Strong work ethic, positive team attitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be willing to work outside normal daytime hours of 8am to 5:00pm (plus nights and weekends) responding to emergency service or project equipment issues

  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods up to a week. Currently all project locations are within Eastern Ontario

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English)

  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s licence  


We have two positions available, Cornwall Ontario and Kapuskasing Ontario regions.

Canadian Solar follows the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. If you have accessibility or other requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know.

The company reserves the right to change the duties and responsibilities of this position at its own discretion.

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Job Expires: 2018-02-14

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Canadian Solar

New Liskeard, Temiskaming Shores, ON, Canada

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