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Solar Plant Technician

Hayhurst, TX, US, 79770

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 



This position will be supporting our Chevron project pro-folio, that is split into 4 seperate solar sites.


The first phase of the project includes the Hayhurst, New Mexico site(20MW), and the Hayhurst, Texas (25 MW) site (both sites are 30 minutes – 60 minutes) drive from Carlsbad, New Mexico. Additionally, 2 more solar sites are in the development phase and slated for construction later in 2023– Delaware Ranch, Texas (35MW), located 30-45 minutes away from Carlsbad, New Mexico and The Great Bryant Project (40MW), located between Midland and Odessa, Texas.  


The successful candidate will be provided  a company truck and may be eligible for relocation reimbursement based on need to be closer to the sites.   



  • Grounds management program - perform vegetation management activities both manual and mechanical as well as general civil duties such as maintaining roadways and trails, inspection\repair of perimeter security fencing and inspection and maintenance of onsite building facilities.
  • Environmental Programs – monitor, inspect and record site conditions per the storm water management program and the LPCo Hayhurst New Mexico and Hayhurst Texas environmental site procedures.  
  • General – Aid Site Supervisor during routine (monthly, quarterly, and annual) inspections and condition assessments of electrical and mechanical facility equipment and systems.
  • Perform maintenance activities on Inverters, Tracking System, Solar Modules and DAS equipment. 
  • Troubleshooting & Corrective Actions – Under the supervision of the plant Supervisor assist in the execution of troubleshooting and small repairs.
  • Assist the Site Supervisor with inventory control and movement of material on/off site.
  • Additional Duties may include the supervision of 3rd party labor. 
  • During all tasks the candidate must adhere to the LPCo safety manual and all relevant site safety procedures and participate in required safety training.
  • Perform JSA prior to each task
  • Champion the company’s safety policy by adhering to it and supporting other companies by sharing it and its values.

Education and Experience


  • High school diploma
  • Understanding of solar facility operations
  • Ability to make quick decisions and use good judgment
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate and industry safety standards and practices


Benefits & Incentives:

  • Company vehicle will be provided. 
  • Relocation reimbursement will be provided if required.
  • Great company benefits & competitive pay. 

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Midland

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