Senior Site Engineer - Solar Energy

Senior Site Engineer - Solar Energy

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Harry Norton-Steele

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


The Organisation

At The Green Recruitment Company we are working with a client who provide  a range of technical, administrative, financial and operative services, becoming one of the fastest and largest growing providers to owners and financiers of renewable energy infrastructure.

The Opportunity

The opportunities of this role involve managing O&Ms , minimising downtown and resoloving all issues, whilst acting as an abassador for the business at all times. The candidate will ensure O&M providers fulfil their contractual requirements and excel where possible, developing sector best practice and O&M performance whilst supporting technical systems.

The Individual 

Some of the main responsiblities for this role are:
  • To ensure site visit reports are produced following every site visit and submitted to the client promptly and accurately
  • To manage all issues reported from site visits to swift resolution
  • Working with the Technical Manager and Analysts, to ensure all O&M providers achieve, as a minimum, their contractual obligations by undertaking monthly reviews with clear actions against monthly reports and outstanding site visit items and by issuing defects notices/formal letters promptly as appropriate
  • To work with the Technical Manager and Analysts to ensure every asset has an annual performance optimisation plan agreed by the MD
  • To ensure 100% security of all assets including full availability of CCTV systems
  • To act as the representative of the technical asset management service to all site parties including existing and prospective clients
  • ToensurealloutstandingissuesonPAC/IAC/FACpunchlistsareresolvedswiftlyandclosedbefore the next milestone is due, and escalated where not.
  • Where they occur, to support the Technical Manager on the resolution of specific technical failures of main component
  • Contribute to the development of policies, processes and procedures to ensure all relevant legislative and contract requirements are fulfilled
  • Maximize total return for each asset through the analysis of operational efficiencies and identifying opportunities for improved performance
  • Ensure full review and adherence to all SPV contracts, including (but not limited to) O&M, Lease, Lending Facility, SPA, Planning, insurance and security
  • To maintain positive relationships with DNOs to resolve any potential issues
  • To ensure that any plant outages are managed and monitored carefully such that downtime is minimized, H&S is not compromised and site security is maintained
  • To ensure compliance of all H&S procedures at all times and to drive best practice in the sector
  • To support the management of insurance claims on behalf of the Client in conjunction with theTechnical Manager

Key Performance Indicators

  • 100% of site visits has resulted in a site visit report dispatched to the O&M and the client.
  • 100% of issues identified on site are managed to successful resolution
  • 100% security of all assets
  • 100% completion of all PAC/IAC/FAC punch list items
  • The instance and amount of LD’s are reduced year on year (using Year 1 as a benchmark) due to improved O&M management
  • Demonstrable personal progression using Year 1 as a benchmark