Solar O&M Coordinator Midlands/M4/SE

Job Title: Solar O&M Coordinator Midlands/M4/SE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH28420
Contact Name: Vicky Kenrick
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We are searching for an experienced Solar O&M Coordinator - Midlands/M4 Corridor/SE to be based from either our clients offices in either the Sout East or Exeter.

What our client offers you......

As a company, leading the way to ensure everyone has access to affordable zero carbon energy, Our Client is proud of its diverse workforce and supports a healthy work-life balance. Offering private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell 5 days per annum, enhanced family leave and 4 volunteering days.
The overall purpose of the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Coordinator role is to assist with contractual and statutory compliance for a portfolio of O&M contracts, in accordance with company safety, quality and environmental systems. The key objectives are to help maximise the production from client assets, increase maintenance efficiency and achieve a high level of safety performance.

The ideal candidate will be from a coordination or administration background with some experience of maintenance procedures or operating assets. A high level of organisation and computer literacy is required to be successful in this role. This is a permanent role which is primarily home/office based near Exeter or based at Kings Langley, with occasional travel to operational sites and offices.
The O&M Coordinator shall focus on the daily, weekly and monthly needs of the O&M service, supporting the regional O&M managers and other staff to deliver the service in a safe, compliant, professional, and cost effective manner.

The responsibilities of the O&M Coordinator include:

- Responding to daily requests for support from the site technicians, prioritise any issues, and escalate as required
- Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status commensurate with training received, experience gained and in-line with individual job role requirements
- Monitoring compliance with maintenance schedules, ensure high quality of documentation of completed maintenance, identify upcoming maintenance tasks, highlight overdue items for attention, action low stock items.
- Compiling summaries of maintenance work completed, collating photographs, and drafting relevant insights, for monthly client reporting.
- Stock management and procurement of materials. Lead an improvement activity to increase the quality and efficiency of this task.
- Support technicians with skip/plant hire and waste disposal needs.
- Coordinate vehicle maintenance
- Coordinate equipment and tool calibration
- Administer equipment warranty claims
- Coordinate PPE maintenance and new orders
- Maintaining a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other quality management tools as necessary
- Ensuring client invoicing for any chargeable items (including spare parts) is carried out accurately and promptly
- Provide administrative support for field technicians, including booking travel & accommodation
- Help organise team meetings and annual team events
- Manage the grounds maintenance needs of the site in accordance with the contract, including liaison with technicians, sub-contractors, internal support staff and client. This includes budgeting, pricing, contracting, scheduling, reviewing RAMS, planning works, and progressing follow-up actions.
- Progress corrective maintenance of civils structures including framework, foundations and fencing. Undertake warranty claims as required.
- Support monthly & annual reporting tasks
- Contributing to Thrive cost saving and other company initiatives
- Partially deputising for the O&M manager, including approval of Upkeep WOs
- Analysis of maintenance KPIs and highlighting trends and anomalies
- Tracking and compiling the compliance score for solar O&M
- Supporting the monitoring and escalation of site performance
- Other duties commensurate with the role