With a solid foundation, anything is possible. Building something from nothing is in your blood, and it’s in ours too. It’s why we choose to do meaningful work that transforms the world we live in. Like you, we can’t wait to get our hands on exciting, diverse projects that make a difference in our communities. We’re constantly growing (it’s kind of our thing) and we depend on every member of our talented teams to get us even further. You can depend on steady, long-term access to high-quality projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. At Black & McDonald, we strive to provide our people with endless opportunities to learn, grow and leave their mark on an exciting industry.


Black & McDonald’s FMO Southwest Ontario team is growing! If you are an independent, enthusiastic, and driven individual searching for an opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. This Senior PV Technician is located in Kingston, Ontario.

The Senior PV Technician will fulfill day to day tasks in a timely manner ensuring that the building operates safely and efficiently. The position also requires compliance with Black & McDonald codes of conduct, health, safety and environmental policies and safe work practices along with any client specific protocol.

  • Monitor Photovoltaic Solar Facility SCADA during daylight hours 365 days per year. Curtail system output as per IESO requirements when Customer cannot perform task
  • Perform a large number of routine solar asset preventative maintenance on a continuous basis
  • Utilize the customer’s mobile asset management system on a continuous basis
  • Assist with coordination of all curtailment and shutdowns with Customers remote monitoring centre
  • Respond to Security System alarms during daylight hours 365 days per year, investigate and generate reports to the customer
  • Identify and determine location of production losses/site deficiencies
  • Assist with all warranty and non-warranty repairs/replacements
  • Maintain Spare Parts Inventory on site for Customer and recommend replenishment as required
  • Inspect and maintain all perimeter fencing
  • Perform snow plowing using site vehicles as required to clear access roads during winter months
  • Inspect and main gravel roads, complete non-warranty repairs
  • Inspect and maintain all site culverts/drainage ditches/landscaping
  • Perform panel snow removal/panel washing as requested by Customer


  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration


The following certifications/designations are required

  • Electrical Trade License


  • Organization and time management
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Project)
  • DSI platform and CMMS
  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Lead Hand experience an asset
  • Must be comfortable working predominantly outdoors in all seasons/weather
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours & days – this site operates in daylight hours 365 days per year