HV Approved Field Service Engineer - South West - Solar PV

Posted 02 March 2021
Salary £32,000 - £35,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameDaniel May

Job description

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join a leading Large scale, Ground mount solar PV O&M and EPC company who are looking to expand their team due to an increase in their portfolio. 


The Role

The company has currently various ground mount solar PV assets under management in the South West. You will be required on a daily basis to visit various sites in the portfolio of the company, under the instructions of the O&M Manager of the company and report findings, observations and measurements done on site back to the control room.

You will be asked to work closely with the LV engineer in order to supervise and execute (i) planned preventative maintenance, (ii) corrective maintenance and (iii) troubleshooting. 

In certain occasions you will be asked to support the team by identifying local suppliers for various materials and services in order to conduct corrective maintenance activities.

You will be: 

  • Responsible for routine maintenance, testing, and remedial work on deployed solar PV systems
  • Responsible for complying with company procedures
  • Responsible for performing Preventative Maintenance accordingly with the PPM annual plan
  • Responsible for performing Corrective Maintenance as occurs
  • Reporting of activities performed on site, upon any site visit and on a daily basis, through the CMMS or manual reports as applicable
  • Own risk assessment, analysis and operational Limitations. Report all near misses to manager
  • Responsible for supervision and coordination of third party contractors carrying out works on site
  • Coordinate third party contractors in order to comply with H&S Regulations
  • Keeping accurate and detailed records of electrical testing, that are suitable for audit
  • Fault finding for any system that is not performing correctly
  • Alert the manager of any issues
  • Maintain data security and confidentiality by using information within the parameters of the job role, any applicable SLAs, the company data policies and / or privacy notices and the statutory guidelines set out within the GDPR and any associated  UK legislation.  Pay particular regard to any data that is generated by CCTV or that may be classified as personal data.
  • Comply with all required fire, health and safety requirements for the environment in which you are working, including making yourself aware of the current applicable policies and risk assessments and acting accordingly, and attending any required training.  In particular to adhere to bio security, health and safety and confined spaces protocols. Any other reasonable task as requested by a Manager, Partner or Director of the business Interactions within the company

The Person 

Must have :

•HV AP Qualification
• Knowledge of maintenance procedures and ability to follow maintenance schedules on a tablet computer
• Knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems such as AC distribution boards, DC combiner boxes, automation panels, etc. 
• Knowledge of CCTV systems and SCADA systems 
• Knowledge of High Voltage systems, up to 33kV, in terms of switching operations and maintenance 
• Good working knowledge of industry instruments such as Digital mustimeters, Amp clamp-meters, insulation resistance testers etc.
• C&G 2391-52 or equivalent & C&G 2382-18 or equivalent
•1+ Year in Solar PV O&M

If you are interested in applying for this role, or know of someone who this could be perfect for, then do not hesitate to get in touch with your CV via: daniel@greenrecruitmentcompany.com