Solar O&M Team Leader

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 manage over 1.6GW of sites across the UK.

They are actively seeking an experienced Solar O&M Team Leader to join their expanding company in order to manage their regional O&M Technicians across the North of England.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and managing maintenance schedules for technicians in your area.
  • Ensure technicians respond in a timely manner to breakdowns, mobilising yourself if necessary.
  • Work closely with the in-house monitoring team to rectify breakdowns.
  • Diagnose faults and Inspect work in progress and upon completion.
  • Repair equipment when necessary and Inspect work for satisfactory performance.
  • Participate and provide training to team.
  • Review suitable stocks of supplies and equipment; requesting specialist components, fixtures or fittings as required.
  • Advise manager on required stock levels and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with in-house health and safety policy.
  • Recommend improvements and modifications.
  • Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders including the public.
  • Document work undertaken / daily activities and provide a daily activity report.
  • Check work reports from team for their suitability.
  • Recognise issues and assess risks and review any findings with management.
  • Fill out daily RAMS and ensure the team is following company procedures.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings as requested.

Requirements

Essential

  • Worked in a similar role for a minimum for 2 years with management responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of DC, LV & HV systems and circuit protection
  • Ability to diagnose any issues remotely
  • Previous experience of working on large-scale solar PV projects
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with emergency situations
  • Strong IT and communication skills
  • Hard working, reliable and flexible
  • BS7671 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Regulations
  • Ability to understand site drawings and SLDs.

Desirable

  • Experience of working with central inverter manufacturers
  • Senior Authorised Person or Approved Authorised Person (training can be provided)

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