Solar O&M Technician

Colchester

We are currently working with a nationwide provider of O&M services to the solar PV sector who currently managed over c.1.2GW of sites across the UK.

They are actively seeking a Solar O&M Technician carry out a mix of preventive and corrective 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.

 

Requirements

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 commercial or utility-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
•    HV training (desirable, but will be provided)
•    Experience of working with central inverter manufacturers
•    BS 2391 Inspection and Testing 

 

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