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Solar O&M Area Supervisor - Bristol Area

Our client is a leading renewable energy company with a focus on the
operations and maintenance of a broad portfolio of renewable energy
assets across the globe.

Directly reporting to the Regional Manager, the Area Supervisor will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all the Technicians and their works in the designated


  • Liaising with multiple internal departments such as the Technical Operations
    Planners, Project Managers, Procurement, Control centre personal, HSEQ
    Manager and HR.
  • Understand the company's detailed obligations in
    respect of any ongoing or ad hoc works on sites in the area. Ensure,
    monitor and audit compliance with those obligations.
  • Take area-wide responsibility for plant performance, work quality and site
    appearance (both electrical, landscaping, and other) across sites within
    the area.
  • Be aware of HSE issues on the sites and propose and
    discuss necessary measures to improve HSE with the HSE Manager and/or
    the Regional Manager.
  • Coach/ guide Lead Technicians and Site Technicians within the area on staying safe and compliance with HSE in their ongoing work.
  • Update team calendar and provide well-considered input on medium term and immediate term work scheduling within the area.
  • Support/assist area teams in performing PPM and corrective maintenance works (inc. HV) for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants within the area.
  • Ensure that all reporting is submitted in a professional, complete and timely manner.
  • Take joint lead on onboarding of new sites, inc. leading site due diligence
    and on-boarding visits, filling in reports and/or forms, and creating
    onboarding documentation (isolation schedules, etc.).
  • Meet third parties (e.g. customers/TAs) onsite and by phone/email on an ad hoc basis
  • Spare parts/inventory matters; ensure that spare parts stock records are always up to date
  • Ensure all team members have the correct PPE, equipment, vehicles and training as required
  • Support in the recruitment of new field staff in coordination with the Regional Manager.
  • Assist Project Managers and Procurement Manager with quoting for works.
  • Supporting operational responsibility for ensuring/improving profit margins for field operations
  • New joiner inductions; responsible for onboarding/coaching of new field staff for the area.


  • IEE 18th Edition
  • C&G 2391 or equivalent
  • 3 years' O&M experience working on MW-scale solar farms
  • Provide evidence via personal HV switching logbook
  • Attention to detail
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 or equivalent
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • IOSH or NEBOSH (desirable)
  • Key inverter manufacturer trained (SMA, ABB, Power Electronics and Schneider), (desirable)

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Solar O&M Area Supervisor - Bristol Area

Bristol, UK
Full time

Published on 04/29/2021

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