Solar O&M Service Technician (UK Site based)

Job Title: Solar O&M Service Technician (UK Site based)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands,
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018835
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Our Client is a renewable energy engineering service provider who have recently secured multiple Operations & Maintenance contracts on large scale ground mount and roof top solar PV facilities (approx. 50MWp in total). These facilities are spread around the UK and are all serviced by regional Service Technicians.

The successful candidate should have experience of large scale solar PV systems and their operation & maintenance and looking to progress in a young and growing company. They will also need to be reliable, self-motivated and organised and be able to work from their home base or on the road in a remote fashion.


  • Electrically qualified (17th Edition / C&G Inspection & Testing)
  • Experience of large scale solar PV construction or O&M
  • Able to fault find and diagnose issues on electrical and instrumentation systems
  • Competent in using Microsoft office software (word/excel etc) Reporting/Systems
  • Perfect communication skills
  • Able to work remotely and travel to various sites to react to events
  • Holds clean UK driving licence and has own transport (Van provision is an option)
  • Holds a valid passport (travel outside the UK may be required for training)

Desirable Skills:

  • HV / SAP / AP Qualified
  • Experience in Data monitoring systems
  • Ethernet & Fibre-optic Communications
  • Has worked with inverters before (Centralised & Decentralised)
  • High Voltage experience (HV Operational Safety/SAP/AP)
  • Experience of telecommunication and CCTV systems
  • Able to develop and grow the O&M business (new contracts, sub-contractor knowledge, improve methods etc)