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Solar Operations & Maintenance Engineer

Job title: Solar Operations & Maintenance Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo
Reference: 32283
Contact name: Darren Loh
Contact email: darren@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Solar Operation and Maintenance Engineer


  • Oversee and manage O&M activities at solar sites in Japan, including contractor selection, contract management, and coordination with contractors and client representatives.
  • Monitor and ensure that O&M contractor performance meets maintenance and performance targets through regular evaluation.
  • Engage in effective communication with clients, contractors, grid operators, and stakeholders to drive project completion.
  • Maintain strict compliance with company’s HSE standards at operational sites.
  • Provide clear and concise communication in Japanese with O&M contractors, customers, utility companies, and personnel, and prepare written and verbal reports in English for the regional office.
  • Plan and schedule O&M activities across multiple solar sites in Japan while maintaining accurate O&M documentation.
  • Offer operational insights on solar or ESS to support the technical team and actively track plant KPIs, implementing necessary measures to address any deficiencies.
  • Submit comprehensive and timely O&M reports to the Regional Office, perform assigned tasks as directed by the reporting line manager, and travel to project sites and related locations as required.


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in O&M activities in the solar field.
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field.
  • Experience in battery energy storage systems (BESS) operation is a plus point
  • Ability to travel regularly and as required to various sites in Japan.
    • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
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