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Commercial Electrical Technician

  • Location

    Edenbridge, Kent

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35000.00 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kate Tyrrell

  • Email:

    ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14965_1575026133

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-29

  • Startdate:

    06/01/2020

Commercial Electrical Technician
Up to £35,000 DoE plus benefits
Field Based vacancy in Southeast England

We are looking to recruit an experienced Field Service Engineer / Operations and Maintenance Technician / Solar PV Engineer to carry out installations and operations & maintenance duties across multiple sites in Southeast UK.

Our Award-winning Client is a leading provider of commercial energy solutions, having established a credible reputation within the Solar, Energy Storage and Standby Power sectors. Best known for their quality installation and O&M work, the business is expanding due to growth and now require additional field-based support.

As a Commercial Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out installation, inspection, service, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of equipment and systems Domestic and Commercial Solar projects across the UK.
  • Commissioning, inspecting and repairing PV systems.
  • Working on string & central inverters, troubleshooting and repairing faults.
  • Assisting in the construction and installation of solar plant when required.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with health & safety procedures.
  • Managing relationships with Customers, by delivering excellent service, answering inbound enquiries over the telephone and handling any faults reported in a timely manner.
  • Accurate reporting of any issues in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as required.


To be considered for this role, you must have:

  • Electrical Engineering qualifications equivalent to 17th edition IET Wiring Regulations (an apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ etc.)
  • A strong background with Commercial installation, fault finding and electrical work.
  • A minimum 3 years proven experience in the solar PV sector, as a service technician.
  • Experience with working on ground mount plant and with high voltage (HV) would be highly advantageous.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence


This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning Company in Solar PV. Offering a rewarding career path, with a growing business. A competitive salary up to £35,000 depending on experience, plus benefits, including a company vehicle.

If you would like to apply for this Commercial Electrical Technician role, please email a copy of your latest CV to ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960 .

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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • 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!

  • 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.