EV Field Service Technician - Orange County

Location: Oakland, CA
Date Posted: 10-02-2017
At MaxGen Energy Services (http://maxgenservices.com/) our Mission is to be the Industry Leader in providing Safe, Professional, and Reliable Operations & Maintenance Services to our Nation’s Clean Energy Infrastructure.

Our company has a nationwide footprint and provides central operations and field maintenance services to hundreds of asset owners in the United States.  MaxGen currently manages some of the largest operating solar fleets in the country and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
MaxGen also has significant experience with the development, design, installation, and maintenance of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) and battery energy storage systems (BESS). As an OEM service provider to many manufacturers, MaxGen has amassed industry-leading experience with EVSE and BESS installations.
This combined experience and expertise brings our customers unparalleled service, asset performance, and strong partnership in the long-term care and operation of their energy asset portfolios . 

The EV Field Service Technician position will require a highly skilled technical person interested in the field of Electric Vehicle charging equipment. This position will perform preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, equipment and software upgrades, and commission on EV stations in various location and states.

The following responsibilities are not limited to:

  • Perform preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, commissioning, and software updates on EV charging units of various makes and models.
  • Perform component level diagnostics, utilizing laptop, DMM, phase meters, and other tools, to diagnose failed units and determine required repairs.
  • Generate professional grade reports documenting findings that are complete and ready to be presented to customers.
  • Accurately update work orders in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in a timely manner.
  • Write detailed work instructions on all new tasks performed.
  • Work in customers monitoring and ticketing system to update work progress and statuses.
  • Assist with inventory of customer owned parts & equipment and auditing of components.
  • Manage warranty issues from cradle to grave
  • Conduct training for other technician and/or subcontractors


  •  2-5yrs. experience as a field technician on power electronics equipment or related experience.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and hands on experience with hardware, tools, instruments and methodological analysis.

  • Strong computer skills – MS Office product especially Excel and Word
  • Strong electrical/electronic background relevant to EV equipment
  • Strong organizational and troubleshooting skills
  • Experienced in measuring voltage, current, frequency, insolation, phase rotation.
  • Ability to gather data accurately and compile and prepare professional reports on field activities
  • Ability to collaborate and work as a team.
  • Ability to be proactive, flexible, confident, professional, self-motivated and self-directed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and hands on experience with hardware, tools, instruments and methodological analysis.

  • Regular local travel with 50% or more remote travel possible.
  • Work will be performed outdoors in various weather conditions and in test labs
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, climb a ladder, and to work in harsh environments.
  • Operation of service vehicles in public areas.
  • Routine operation of a computer.
  • Frequent oral and written communications.
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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