Solar O&M Electrical Technician

Job Title: Solar O&M Electrical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + car
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH24602
Contact Name: Jack Bill
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Are you a experienced Electrician looking for a new role?.. I am looking for electricians wanting an exciting opportunity working within a leading, global energy generation developer and operator, with offices in UK, USA and EU.

I am keen to talk to you today.... Please message me or call me on 01202 888 986 Ext 282.
I look forward to hearing form you soon..

Solar O&M Electrical Technician

£30.000-30.000 depending on experience, company car, bonus

Location: South West

We have an outstanding opportunity for a talented and experienced Solar Electrician. Our Client are highly professional provider of solar services including O&M on large scale solar plants across the UK.

You will be responsible for

  1. Adherence to health and safety requirements at all times and helping to maintain and improve safety standards across the solar plants
  2. Undertaking AC and DC testing, troubleshooting and fault-finding
  3. Carry out reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution in a timely manner
  4. Inspection, testing and maintenance of PV modules, DC string combiner boxes and string inverters
  5. Troubleshooting and repairs on sensors and communication equipment including RS485, Ethernet and fibre optic networks
  6. Configuration of computer-based devices and components, including firmware updates
  7. Occasionally assisting with ground maintenance or mechanical work
  8. Carrying out inductions for sub-contractors and monitoring their work
  9. Keeping accurate maintenance records and compiling reports
  10. Keeping in close communication with the O&M office
  11. Occasionally working away from home for training courses or to cover other sites for up to 1 week at a time

Your Profile

  1. Previous Solar PV maintenance experience, ideally on MW-scale or large commercial systems
  2. Experience of working remotely without close supervision


  1. Solar PV installation experience (MW-scale or large commercial ground-mount)
  2. Experience installing or maintaining ethernet and fibre optic communications
  3. Experience working with SCADA or data monitoring systems
  4. Central inverter experience
  5. High Voltage experience



  1. Full UK driving licence
  2. Qualified electrician (17th edition)
  3. Inspection and testing qualifications (C&G 2391 or 2394/5)


  1. First aid qualifications
  2. Health & Safety qualifications (e.g. IOSH, SSSTS, CSCS)
  3. Advanced electrical qualifications
  4. Solar PV qualifications (C&G 2372 or C&G 2399)
  5. Central inverter qualifications
  6. High Voltage qualifications

We offer:

  1. exciting challenges as part of a team of professionals.
  2. international focus that will open up excellent future prospects for you.
  3. As an expanding supplier in the renewables sector, we create opportunities for personal and professional development.
  4. opportunities for further development that you would expect of a company of a global size.