Solar O&M Manager

Nottingham (Home Based)

Our client is a well known renewable energy company with a global footprint who are currently searching for and experienced Solar O&M Manager. The ideal candidate will ideally be an electrical engineer with experience planning maintenance on MW-scale solar plants.

 

Responsibilities

  • Delivering the Solar O&M service to meet the client contractual requirements 
  • Producing O&M plans in accordance with contract, manufacturer’s requirements and good industry practice
  • Identifying maintenance requirements, scheduling resources, safely managing work control and reporting on completed work 
  • Writing and reviewing RAMS, permits and maintenance procedures 
  • Day-to-day management of a team of solar PV technicians
  • Stock management and procurement of materials
  • Managing supplier relationships and equipment warranties
  • Liaising with external stakeholders such as DNO and landowners
  • Reacting to emergencies, site outages and changing circumstances
  • Determining causes of lost production and identifying performance improvement opportunities
  • Analysis of maintenance KPIs and implementing strategies to improve these
  • Ensuring client invoicing and supplier payment is carried out correctly
  • Playing a key part in adopting new sites into the maintenance systems
  • Using and maintaining a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other quality management tools as necessary
  • Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status
  • Although office based, this role and will require availability for some weekend on-call duties

 

Requirements

  • Managerial experience with a working knowledge of both financial and commercial elements 
  • Managing operational Solar Farms
  • Central inverter experience
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent written and spoken English (essential) 
  • Able to respond to changing priorities and emergent issues
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills for writing reports, reporting progress and communicating by email
  • Full UK driving licence (essential)
  • Health & Safety qualifications (e.g. IOSH, SSSTS, CSCS)
  • High Voltage qualifications and authorisations

 

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