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Solar Site Inspector
$90,000 - $110,000 + Bonus
Washington D.C., DC, USA

Solar Site Inspector

$90k - $110k

Field Based in VA, PA, NC, WV

Company Car + Gas Card


As a Solar Site Inspector where you'll be at the forefront of ensuring quality and safety standards in utility-scale solar projects. This position offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge renewable energy projects while contributing to a sustainable future.



  • Conduct frequent quality checks on electrical and mechanical systems at solar sites.
  • Document and submit detailed inspection reports to supervisors.
  • Maintain close communication with site managers and quality control team members.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and safety protocols.
  • Coordinate third-party testing and calibration services.
  • Support commissioning and post-commissioning activities.



  • Associate’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology preferred.
  • 4 years of electrical experience in solar installation/troubleshooting OR 2+ years of solar PV tracker/mechanical quality control experience.
  • Familiarity with NEC/NFPA codes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work on-call, weekends, and travel to project sites.
  • Valid driver’s license and OSHA 10/30-hour certification.
  • VA certified journeyman electrician license desired.
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