Solar & Storage Technician - Northampton

Renewable Energy
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum + company van + fuel card
04-08-2022 04:22 PM

Solar & Storage Technician
£30K-40K depending on experience + company van

Astute are proud to be working with one of the world's largest renewable energy companies who are looking for a Solar Farm Electrical Technician to join their team. The client delivers renewable energy projects across the world working across onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution.

Role and Responsibilities
The Solar Farm Electrical Technician will be responsible for:

  • Performing Operation & Maintenance tasks on utility-scale solar plants with outputs of 5 MW and above
  • To ensure the solar plants achieve outstanding levels of safety, quality and performance
  • Undertake planned inspection and maintenance
  • Inspection, testing and maintenance of PV modules, DC strings and inverters
  • Undertake AC and DC testing, troubleshooting and fault-finding
  • Keep accurate maintenance records and compile reports

Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Experience in Operations & Maintenance in large scale solar environments
  • Experience working with SCADA or data monitoring systems
  • DC & LV installation, fault find, testing and commissioning experience
  • High Voltage expereince
  • Fully qualified Electrician
  • Full UK Driving License

Salary & Package
In addition to an exciting career, you will also receive

  • £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
  • Company van and fuel card
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension scheme & Life assurance
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • 25 Days holiday plus Bank holidays

How to Apply
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to or call 07441391332 and ask for Megan Balmer

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!