Solar O&M Technician (HVAP)

Andy Newland
Andy Newland
Senior Consultant
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Our client is a leading renewable energy developer at with a focus on the operations and maintenance of a broad portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Their team provides a comprehensive range of Operations and Maintenance services, including all electrical and non-electrical tasks required for the efficient maintenance of operating solar farms.

Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled maintenance and corrective maintenance works, including HV maintenance, for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants.
  • Understand the company's detailed obligations in respect of the Site/Lead Technician's assigned sites, and ensure, monitor and report on compliance with those obligations.
  • Be aware of HSE issues, report any on site issue to the Regional Manager and HSE Manager and implement necessary measures to improve HSE.
  • Take primary on-site responsibility for plant performance, work quality and site appearance (both electrical, landscaping, and other).
  • Maintain regular contact with the Technical Operations Planner, Regional Manager and Area Supervisor to coordinate site works effectively and seek guidance where required.
  • Together with other Site Technicians, effectively resolve work tickets and report back any required information to the Project Manager, Technical Operations Planner or Regional Manager (or other seniors where required).
  • Liaise with internal and external parties such as in-house LV, HV and Ground maintenance.
  • teams, subcontractors and other third parties as required and directed.
  • Professionally and diligently undertake all required training and development.
  • Take part in the company's on-call rota for non-working hours (including bank holidays and weekend).

Requirements

  • C&G 2330 level 2/3 or equivalent
  • C&G 2391 Inspection and testing
  • C&G BS7671 17th/18th edition
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Computer literate
  • Can work under own initiative
  • Team Player
  • Attention to detail
  • Right to live and work in the EU (essential)
  • Qualifications or training in specific PV inverter technologies; Communications or networking qualifications; IOSH or NEBOSH (desirable)
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 or equivalent and provide a personal switching log
  • Experience working on ground mounted solar farms

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