Solar Electrician / technician

Solar Electrician / technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Leanne Rayner

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    018 7224 8898

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Job Title:
Solar Electrical Technician, Solar Electrical Engineer

Truro, Cornwall, Devon

Salary / Benefits:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum, plus a company vehicle, a company phone & PPE

Start Date:
Immediately with consideration to notice periods.

Company Information:
The world's largest independent renewable energy company with over 16 GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe.
Our client is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution

To be suitable for the position you must have;
- Willingness and experience with site based roles.
- Fully qualified electrician
- Availability for weekend on-call duties
- Strong technical understanding of AC, DC and communications networks
- Good knowledge and understanding of solar PV technology

Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have;
- Solar PV installation experience (MW-scale or large commercial ground-mount)
- Experience installing or maintaining ethernet and fibre optic communications
- Experience working with SCADA or data monitoring systems
- Central inverter experience
- High Voltage experience

Role Information;
- Adherence to health and safety requirements at all times and helping to maintain and improve safety standards across the solar plants
- Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status commensurate with training received, experience gained and in-line with individual job role requirements
- Undertaking planned inspection and maintenance according to legal, technical, manufacturer and contractual requirements
- Undertaking AC and DC testing, troubleshooting and fault-finding
- Carry out reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution in a timely manner
- Inspection, testing and maintenance of PV modules, DC string combiner boxes and string inverters
- Troubleshooting and repairs on sensors and communication equipment including RS485, Ethernet and fibre optic networks
- Configuration of computer-based devices and components, including firmware updates
- Occasionally assisting with ground maintenance or mechanical work
- Physical and dexterous work to replace components and undertake maintenance activities
- Carrying out inductions for sub-contractors and monitoring their work
- Keeping accurate maintenance records and compiling reports
- Keeping in close communication with the O&M office
- Occasionally working away from home for training courses or to cover other sites for up to 1 week at a time

if you are seeking a new position our local recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs. call leanne @Build Recruitment ltd 01872248898 / 07407802761

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