Solar PV Electrical Technician

  • Location

    Edenbridge, Kent

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kate Tyrrell

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Solar PV 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 Field Service Engineer, 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 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 Field Service Engineer role, please email a copy of your latest CV to ktyrrell@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960 .

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