Field Engineer – Solar

at MYREnergyServices
Location Richmond
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


This position has the potential to be located in one of the following locations: Tonopah, AZ; Carlton, GA; South Boston, VA; Winchester, VA

MYR Energy Services provides EPC contracting services for renewable and solar energy facilities throughout the U.S. including permitting, energy storage, complete solar facilities, and substation and transmission line interconnections.

The Field Engineer is an entry-level management position that will assist the Project Manager/Executive and Superintendent with the day-to-day operations of an assigned construction project.

You'll get the opportunity to travel across the US, focusing on sustainability efforts, helping our teams build the solar electrical infrastructure. Our solar projects generally last anywhere from 6-12 months where you will be working a rotating schedule that provides the opportunity for frequent long weekends. In addition, we offer a designated subsistence amount to support any additional living or relocation costs.

Duties can include but will not be limited to:

  • Review of plans and specifications to develop and implement the quality plan and prepare a checklist of definable features of work that require quality inspections
  • List items the sub-contractor must submit for approval prior to the start of the work
  • Assist with cost estimates and project scheduling as needed
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate records
  • Assist with preparing statements of work, submittals, change management, and necessary daily and weekly reporting
  • Promote safety in construction operations and ensure compliance with safety requirements
  • Inspect equipment, material, workmanship, and finished construction
  • Check the progress of work in the field to ensure compliance with productivities and schedules
  • Assist the Project Executive/Manager in processing of pay applications, subcontractor billings, and accounts payable
  • Observe work in progress to ensure that procedures are followed, and the materials used conform to required specifications
  • Quality control monitoring
  • Production reporting
  • Cost reporting
  • Other duties as required
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable


  • BS in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • 0-3 years of experience within the construction industry, preferably within the solar field
  • Be able to travel for extended periods of time
  • Ability to read blueprints and interpret applicable construction documents
  • Strong computer skills
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor construction environment

Compensation & Benefits

  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.
  • Dental - 100% employer-paid premium.
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident, and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done with through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.

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