Field Service Engineer - Solar

Field Service Engineer - Solar

Job Title: Field Service Engineer - Solar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 13101KY_1552555874
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2019 09:31

Job Description

Field Service Engineer - Solar

Up to £35,000 DoE plus benefits

Southampton - Field Based

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

Our Client is recognised as the Global Market Leader for large-scale solar projects and innovative, efficient renewable energy solutions. Host to the largest O&M division in Europe, dedicated to Solar Energy; this ambitious growing Business offer a variety of training and skill development opportunities as well as a generous bonus scheme and benefits package. The Operations and Maintenance Team play a vital role in the continued expansion of the Business, with over 300 specialists in-house.

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out operations, fault finding, maintenance and checks on multiple solar PV plants which will include working on inverters, electrical components, cabling, junction boxes and the framework.
  • Assisting in the construction and installation of solar plant when required.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with health & safety procedures.
  • Managing relationships with local contractors working on site.
  • Providing regular reports on travel and tasks undertaken.
  • Other duties as required.

To be considered for this role, you must have:

  • Knowledge of HV systems; must be a minimum of AP3 level or close to obtaining.
  • Electrical Engineering qualifications equivalent to 18th edition IET Wiring Regulations (an apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ etc.)
  • A proven track record in a similar Operations and Maintenance or Field Service Engineer role.
  • Accurate report writing skills and a high level of organisation.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence
  • Previous experience in the solar PV sector (especially working on ground mount plant) and high voltage (HV) would be advantageous.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading company in the Renewable Energy & Solar PV industry! Offering a competitive salary up to £35,000 depending on experience, plus benefits including a company van.

If you would like to apply for this Field Service Engineer role, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960.

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