PV Monitoring Technician

Join the PV Monitoring Technician team in Milan, Italy at Obton. Ensure efficiency and security of cutting-edge PV systems. Passion for sustainability and technical skills required. Apply now!

Milan, Italy  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   51-100   More than 3 months ago

Are you ready to be at the forefront of the renewable energy movement? Join our dynamic monitoring team at Obton and become a vital part of the solar revolution!

As a Monitoring Technician, you'll play a key role in ensuring the efficiency and security of our cutting-edge PV systems. If you have a passion for sustainability, a knack for troubleshooting, and the desire to make a positive impact on the future of energy, this is your chance to shine. Let's harness the power of the sun together!

If you have a passion for renewable energy and possess the technical skills required for monitoring and troubleshooting, we encourage you to apply.


Equipment Monitoring

  • Monitor equipment conditions using all available indications.
  • Conduct remote error analysis through SCADA systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting remotely, taking responsibility for deciding on further measures.
  • Create and assign tickets to relevant stakeholders.
  • Set up and optimize alarms for efficient system monitoring.

Performance Data Monitoring

  • Continuously monitor the performance data of PV systems.
  • Create switching orders based on evaluations of operating data and associated reports.
  • Document events, logins/logouts for seamless access monitoring on-site.

Site Security

  • Initiate action plans in case of intrusion.
  • Report unusual activities and alarm activations to responsible persons.
  • Provide detailed reporting of all security incidents.
  • Conduct remote control and troubleshooting of the security system and infrastructure.
  • Conduct frequent quality checks of the entire alarm chain.
  • Monitor site security equipment, including checking CCTV systems.

Data Review & Analysis

  • Check performance data for completeness, fill gaps, correct calculations, and consider excludable events.
  • Recognize and analyze trends in the performance data.

Meta Data Administration/Quality Check

  • Administer and quality-check metadata for completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensure the quality of static data according to data ownership in the monitoring center.

Qualifications (Recommended)

  • Recommended electrical engineering education and/or several years of experience in technical operation in the PV branch.
  • Confident in business discussions/negotiations.
  • Recommended experience in working in a project matrix organization.

Additional Qualifications

  • Technical degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Previous experience in monitoring and troubleshooting PV systems.
  • Familiarity with SCADA systems and remote monitoring tools.
  • Knowledge of security systems, including CCTV.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.

Your personality is important, and we are looking for a person with drive and commitment and who is able to act fast and do it with a smile.

You'll be part of a new team of 6 colleagues in our office in Milan (together with 25 great Obton colleagues from various departments) - with the possibility to work shift based.

You can expect an exciting job in a dynamic organization with focus on the well-being of the employees. Our values are Dedication – Joy – Empowerment – Competitive spirit – Proper Work Ethics

Besides, you can expect:

  • Professional and personal development
  • Flexible work hours
  • Good colleagues and sparring
  • Organized onboarding
  • Employer paid health care

If you are ready to contribute to the success of our PV Solar Company and play a key role in monitoring and securing our renewable energy systems, please submit your resume and cover letter as soon as possible, as we review and invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis.

Read more about Obton at our career site

For further information on the position, please reach out to Head of Plant Management, Arturo Grauso, or Nikolaj Dalsgaard, Director, Head of People & Culture,

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About the role

Jan 16, 2024

Full Time


Jul 12, 2024


Milan, Italy

Several years of experience


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