Regional Manager Field Services – East Coast

Location: Newark, NJ
Date Posted: 08-10-2018
About MaxGen
MaxGen Energy Services ( is the nation’s largest independent service provider for the clean energy industry. 
MaxGen has two major lines of business.  The first is the planning, design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery energy storage infrastructure.  MaxGen is a specialist in the market and serves many of major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles.  The second line of business is comprehensive operations and maintenance services for solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States. 
The company has a central operations center and a team of nation-wide highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for commercial, industrial, and utility customers and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.

The Regional Manager - PV DG, will take ownership for leading a team of managers and site technicians working in the field of renewable energy; specifically photovoltaic (PV) Distributed Generation (DG) to accomplish required work. Applicant must be able to lead the team to produce high quality, consistent, and competent work in electrical and mechanical maintenance activities in accordance with company/project requirements, standards, and procedures. Typical work includes, but is not limited to managing the teams in the areas of, safety assurance, personnel management and training, full system commissioning, preventative/corrective maintenance, vegetation management/module washing, and system performance evaluation. This position will interface with customers, contractors, vendors, etc. along with other teams within the organization to ensure proper and timely execution of contracted obligations.

Job Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Lead a team of regional field managers, technicians, and electricians.
  • Ensure timely and professional performance of field service work as scheduled.
  • Provide training to field personnel on complex issues as needed, including:
    • Electrical, mechanical, and networking system maintenance and repairs.
    • Commissioning PV systems, including but not limited to; insulation testing (megger testing), I-V curve testing, thermal imagery, torque tests and performance evaluations.
    • PV module, inverter, tracker, and data monitoring system maintenance and repairs.
    • Preventative and corrective maintenance on PV solar, electric vehicle charging stations, and electrical energy storage systems.
  • Conduct site safety assessments and identify all safety hazards on job-site, lead team to properly execute daily safety meetings, complete strong JHA & LOTO documentation.
  • Drive positive safety culture at all times and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Ensure that personnel are always working in a safe manner.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in accordance with NEC requirements & industry best practices.
  • Utilize a cloud based service Work Order system to ensure proper scheduling is being conducted and to monitor team’s activities for safe and timely completion of contracted work.
  • Coordinate with Planning/Scheduling team to ensure efficient scheduling & dispatch.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers as required.
  • Generate service specific reports using Sales Force Based Work Order system, Microsoft Word and Excel to present to the customer as a professional document.
  • Ensure all contractual service requirements are being met.
  • Maintain cost within budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High school Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent training
  • State Certified Electrician (Journeyman level)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or engineering
  • State Electrical Contractor License
Ideal Candidate will have:
  • Strong understanding of OSHA safety requirements including LOTO, Arc Flash, JHA/JSA, etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license. (acquire state local state license within 60 days if relocating)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt and comply with Company/Client requirements.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience with interviewing and hiring talented and skilled personnel to perform field service work in the renewables space. 
  • Experience with and understanding of operations and maintenance contracts.
  • Strong electrical, electronic and mechanical skills and experience. Technical knowledge of solar, and PV related applications.
  • Strong work ethic, be a self-starter and work without direct supervision.
  • Excellent technical and non-technical verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to generate, track, and complete site work requirements.
  • Experience with using plant control and monitoring systems to diagnose plant problems and monitor site daily performance.
  • Ability to understand and work within company business processes and ensure an efficient working environment.
  • Demonstrates safe work practices and quality orientation.
  • Able to work within a project team.
  • Solid working knowledge of various measurement techniques used in the renewable energy maintenance.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently with a high level of results.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Strong computer and MS Office skills.
  • Desire to learn and develop within the role.

Working Environment
  • Travel required as needed.
  • Job may require occasionally working in harsh environments depending on job location and time of year.
  • Perform work at various heights up to 50’, working from ladders, bucket trucks, scaffolding, catwalks, aerial lifts or other safe working platforms.
  • Working around high voltages and currents.
  • Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), including hard hat and safety glasses.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Possess good vision (natural or corrected)
  • Work in a professional office environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requires of personnel.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities

MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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