HV Engineer (SAP) - Solar - Bournemouth

Posted 11 September 2019
Salary DOE
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNathan Quinn

Job description

The Opportunity

A rare opportunity to join a leading investment advisor that boasts a portfolio of over 50 UK based solar assets. The HV Engineer will work on Solar Projects based in the Bournemouth area. The SAP Engineer will attend customers' sites, maintaining various solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on a day-to-day basis. These PV systems are mainly ground mounted. The SAP Engineer will be carrying out High-Voltage (HV) and Low-Voltage (LV) maintenance across the portfolio including utilising and testing of solar PV instruments. 

The Role

  • Responsible for routine maintenance, testing, and remedial work on deployed solar PV systems; 
  • Responsible for complying with procedures; 
  • Installation of any new Solar PV systems in the current pipeline; 
  • Responsible for performing HV and LV Preventative Maintenance accordingly with the annual Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM); 
  • Responsible for HV operation, including but not limited to switching and repair works as occur and as guided by the appointed Authorised Engineer; 
  • Issuing Permit to Work and Sanction to Test where appropriate; 
  • Responsible for performing Corrective Maintenance as required; 
  • Reporting of activities performed on site, on a daily basis, through the CMMS or manual reports as applicable; 
  • Own risk assessment, analysis and operational limitations. Report all near misses to line manager; 
  • Responsible for supervision and coordination of third-party contractors carrying out works on site; 
  • Coordinate third party contractors in order to comply with Health & Safety (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; 
  • Providing support to the Field Service Engineers in fault finding for any system that is not performing correctly; 
  • Alert the line manager of any issues; 
  • Maintain data security and confidentiality by using information within the parameters of the job role, any applicable Service Level Agreements (SLAs), the company data policies and / or privacy notices and the statutory guidelines set out within the General Data Protection Regulations (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.

The Person 

  • Collaborative – Demonstrate effective team work and close collaboration across functions and geographical locations, to facilitate knowledge sharing and continued learning and development for the benefit of everyone 
  • Diligent - Excellent time keeping, punctuality and consistent attendance at work as well as meeting deadlines, persevering with challenging tasks, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail and consistently delivering work to the highest standard 
  • Trustworthy - To act ethically and with integrity in all working practices and behave with honesty and decency at all times. Be trusted with the functions of your job and be able to take sole responsibility for a task or work alone as required 
  • Flexible Working attitude - Respond to changing requirements which may affect the working day, and to deal appropriately with varying customer needs 
  • Well Organised - Capable of planning effectively and then dealing with a number of different tasks at a time whilst still maintaining priority on the needs of the business and our customers 
  • Positive attitude - Deal with challenging situations in a positive manner; have the ability to remain calm and maintain a balanced viewpoint when dealing with complex or difficult matters and demonstrating a high degree of resilience in the workplace 
  • Communicative – Able to communicate at all levels across the staff and management and to interact professionally with all colleagues and our customers 
  • Ambitious – Enthusiastic about the businesses and to want to have a continuously rewarding career with the Company, to work on new challenges with enthusiasm, demonstrate initiative, stretch capabilities and seek opportunities for personal development 
  • Customer Focussed – understand that the needs of the customer take priority and strive for excellence in customer satisfaction at all times 
  • High degree of motivation and drive.