Operations & Maintenance Technician- Solar Energy

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary Negotiable Depending Upon Experience
23 Oct 2017
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

H9 Technical are currently looking to recruit an Operations and Maintenance Technician, for a market-leading renewable energy business, to cover the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire area.

Role Summary:                   

Responsible for the successful and safe delivery of O&M planned and reactive maintenance activities, on a portfolio of utility scale solar PV plants.


Duties include planned and reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution, and reporting.  This is a permanent role and will require availability for weekend on-call duties.

  • Planned preventative maintenance of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Reactive maintenance interventions and fault diagnosis of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Inspections, information gathering and records keeping;
  • Completion of job sheets, stock control;
  • Access and security control;
  • H&S policy adherence and supporting the further development of the system;
  • Adherence to and supporting the further development of the BSR Quality Management System;
  • Supervision of sub-contractors, suppliers and visitors to sites;
  • Self-lead and classroom based training.

Experience and qualifications:

  • At least eight years technical experience as a qualified electrician (17th edition) or electrical engineer;
  • Inspection and maintenance experience and qualifications (C&G 2391 or 2394/5);
  • Solar PV installation and maintenance experience (including systems over 50kWp and G59/3) and qualifications (C&G 2372 or C&G 2399);
  • Experience and training with Ingeteam, Gamesa and Power Electronic PV inverters is highly desirable;
  • Experience and training with HV switchgear and systems is highly desirable;
  • Health and Safety awareness (e.g. ECS and/or SSSTS) including valid first aid ticket;
  • Experience of working remotely without close supervision;
  • Spanish speaking applicant is highly desirable;
  • Attention to detail and can-do attitude;
  • Team player and good communicator;
  • Strong technical understanding and ability to explain and resolve faults;
  • Enthusiasm for continuing development and learning;
  • Clean Driving Licence.

What’s on Offer?

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Contributory pension
  • Private Healthcare

If you are interested please respond to this advert ASAP and we will be in touch in the near future to discuss the role with you further.

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