Field service engineer

Job Title: Field service engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yeovil, England
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: + van + tool + overtime
Start Date: 2018-08-21
Reference: BH-88384
Contact Name: Dominic Kendal
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2018 10:44

Job Description

Title:                 Operations and Maintenance - Service Technician
Reports to:       Regional Operations Manager
Location:          Various locations across England and Wales
Salary:             Competitive plus company vehicle
Benefits:           Pension, private health, life insurance, childcare vouchers
My client are a leading provider of expert services in the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) marketplace with a reputation we are proud of.  Our business is run in a responsible, transparent and ethical way where safety dominates everything we do - our mantra is ‘home safe – every day’.
We are looking to recruit O&M Service Technicians across a number of locations in England and Wales.  This role is responsible for the successful and safe delivery of O&M planned and reactive maintenance activities on a portfolio of utility scale solar PV plants.
Duties of the role:
Duties include planned and reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution, and reporting.  This is a permanent role and will require availability for weekend on-call duties.   
  • Planned preventative maintenance of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Reactive maintenance interventions and fault diagnosis of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Inspections, information gathering and records keeping;
  • Completion of job sheets, stock control;
  • Access and security control;
  • H&S policy adherence and supporting the further development of the system;
  • Adherence to and supporting the further development of the BSR Quality Management System;
  • Supervision of sub-contractors, suppliers and visitors to sites;
  • Self-lead and classroom based training.

Experience and qualifications:
  • At least five years technical experience as a qualified electrician (17th edition) or electrical engineer;
  • Inspection and maintenance experience and qualifications (C&G 2391 or 2394/5);
  • Solar PV installation and maintenance experience (including systems over 50kWp and G59/3) and qualifications (C&G 2372 or C&G 2399 or equivalent);
  • Experience and training with central PV Inverters (i.e. Ingeteam, Gamesa, ABB, Sungrow, Emerson etc.) and Power Electronic PV inverters is highly desirable;
  • Experience and training with HV switchgear and systems is highly desirable;
  • Health and Safety awareness (e.g. ECS and/or SSSTS) including valid first aid ticket;
  • Experience of working remotely without close supervision;
  • Attention to detail and can-do attitude;
  • Team player and good communicator;
  • Strong technical understanding and ability to explain and resolve faults;
  • Enthusiasm for continuing development and learning;
  • Clean Driving Licence.
Applicants must be able to work in the UK.