Field Service Engineer - Solar

Field Service Engineer - Solar

Job Title: Field Service Engineer - Solar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 13101KY_1550237977
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 13:39

Job Description

Field Service Engineer - Solar

Up to £36,000 DoE + Benefits

Southampton, Hampshire - Field Based

Our client, a leading company working within the Renewable Energy & Solar PV sector, currently require an O&M Technician / Field Service Engineer / Solar PV Electrician to join their team. You'll be responsible for carrying out operations & maintenance activities on multiple sites across Southampton and the surrounding area.

As Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out operations, fault finding, checks and maintenance 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 adherence to all health & safety procedures at all times.
  • Managing relationships with local contractors working on the sites.
  • Providing reports on tasks undertaken.
  • Other duties as required.

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to hold relevant electrical engineering qualifications (apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ / 17th Edition etc.) as well as have proven experience in a similar O&M Technician or Field Service Engineer role. Previous experience in the solar PV sector (especially working on ground mount plant) and high voltage (HV) would be very advantageous.

This role will be covering multiple sites in Southampton and the surrounding areas, so you will need to hold a full & valid driving licence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading company in the Renewable Energy & Solar PV industry! They're offering a competitive salary in the region of £25,000 to £36,000 depending on experience, plus benefits including van, tools etc.

If you would like to apply for this Operations & Maintenance Technician role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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