Solar Farm Operative - Portsmouth Area

Solar Farm Operative - Portsmouth Area

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Nathan Quinn

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Nathan Quinn

The Opportunity 

A rare opportunity to join a leading investment advisor that boasts a portfolio of over 50 UK based solar assets.The Solar Farm Operative will Attend customers' sites around the Portsmouth area and on a day-to-day basis assisting with maintenance activities at various solar PV systems. These PV systems are mainly ground mounted PV systems. The Solar Farm Operative will assist the Field Service Engineers when carrying out maintenance on installations. 

Candidates who are keen to achieve an electrical qualification are welcome.

The Role 

  • Responsible for assisting Field Service Engineers with routine maintenance, testing, and remedial works on deployed solar PV systems
  • Responsible for managing warehouse stock and reporting stock levels through the CMMS or manual reports as applicable
  • Carry out multiple material collections and deliveries
  • Assisting Field Service Engineers with Corrective Maintenance as occur
  • Produce reports detailing on site activities through the automated online platform
  • Report all near misses to line manager
  • Occasional ground maintenance works
  • Mechanical installations and remedial works
  • Alert the line 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

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.
  • Familiar with Solar PV
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Reporting software
  • General Labouring / Building / Mechanical experience / Ground
  • Clean driving license