Solar Farm O&M Technician

Andy Newland
Andy Newland
Senior Consultant
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We are currently working with a nationwide provider of O&M services to the solar PV sector who currently managed over 1.5GW of solar farms across the UK.

They are actively seeking an experienced Solar Farm O&M Technician carry out a mix of preventive, corrective and reactive maintenance on their portfolio of solar PV assets.

Responsibilities

  • Work to a planned maintenance schedule issued by your line manager.
  • Respond in a timely manner to breakdowns, diagnosing faults and inspecting work both in progress and upon completion.
  • Repair equipment when necessary and inspect work for satisfactory performance.
  • Participate and provide on the job training to colleagues.
  • Review suitable stocks of supplies and equipment.
  • Advise manager on required stock levels and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with in-house health and safety policy.
  • Recommend improvements and modifications.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders including the public.
  • Document work undertaken / daily activities and provide a daily activity report.
  • Recognise issues and assess risks and review any findings with management.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings as requested.
  • Identify and meet personal job-related training and development as required.

Responsibilities

Essential

  • BS 7671 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Regulations.
  • Good knowledge of DC, AC, communications and circuit protection and will have strong fault-finding skills.
  • Worked on large-scale solar PV projects.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of DC Electrical systems.
  • Ability to understand site drawings and SLDs.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with emergency situations.
  • Must have strong IT and communication skills.
  • Must be hardworking, reliable and flexible.
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team.

Desirable

  • Approved Authorised Person (training can be provided)
  • Experience of working with central inverter manufacturers.
  • BS 2391 Inspection and Testing.

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