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Solar Farm Electrical Technician

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Our client is the UK's leading Solar O&M company. They work hard to deliver what their clients need; their staff will tell you it is a great place to work because of their culture and people. They are recruiting as they are growing the number of sites they look after across the UK, it's an exciting time to join them. They offer training and career development to all. They truly value their people, which makes them an exciting and rewarding place to work.
Job Title Electrician Reports to Electrical Manager & Electrical Team Leader Summary You will be part of a widespread and large team of Electricians providing preventative and corrective site maintenance across the O&M portfolio. You will have knowledge of DC, AC, communications and circuit protection and will have strong fault-finding skills. All electrical work must be carried out in accordance with industry standards and good Health and Safety practices. Responsibilities * You will work to a planned maintenance schedule * You will respond in a timely manner to breakdowns * Diagnose faults and Inspect work in progress and upon completion * Repair equipment when necessary and Inspect work for satisfactory performance. * Participate and provide on the job training to colleagues * Review suitable stocks of supplies and equipment and request specialist components, fixtures or fittings as required * Advise manager on required stock levels and cost * Ensure compliance with health and safety policy * Recommend improvements and modifications * Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. * Build and maintain positive working relationships with all stakeholders including the public * Document work undertaken / daily activities and provide a daily activity report * Recognise issues and assess risks and review any findings with management * Participate in internal and external meetings as requested * Identify and meet personal job-related training and development as required. Key Skills * Must hold 17/18th Edition Electrical Regulations qualification * Senior Authorised Person or Approved Authorised Person preferred but not essential. (training can be provided) * Experience of working with central inverter manufacturers would be preferable but not essential * Must have been in a similar role for a minimum for 2 years with management responsibilities * Worked on large scale solar projects * Have a comprehensive knowledge of the BS 7671 Wiring Regulation Standards * Must have a comprehensive knowledge of DC Electrical systems * You must be able to understand site drawings and SLDs. * Must be able to work under pressure and deal with emergency situations * Must have strong IT skills * Must be hardworking, reliable, and flexible * Must be able to work well as part of a team * Must have strong communication skills * Possess good attention to detail. Why you should join us: * You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive leadership team and smart teammates who care and want to make a difference * You will work with people you can learn from and teach * You will experience working in a high-performance organization * You will get the chance to grow and develop your skills and capabilities You should apply if: * You are a team player whom your colleagues can rely on * You have a "How can I help" approach to work * You want to share your expertise and your value Benefits: * 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays * Life policy - 4 x annual salary * Enhanced pension scheme - 5% employer contribution * Enhanced Maternity and Paternity package * Companywide bonus scheme * Laptop * Bike to work scheme

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