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Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar

Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH12011_1527673034
Contact Name: Jack Gandy
Contact Email: jgandy@astutetechnical.co.uk
Job Published: May 30, 2018 10:37

Job Description


Electrical Engineer - Solar
Oxford
£32,000
Permanent
My client is a leading company in the Solar photovoltaic industry and they are now looking for an Electrical Engineer to assist with the delivery of O & M contracts working in a team to maintain solar farm sites and regularly inspecting all electrical components.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Preventive periodic maintenance of inverters, solar modules, combiner boxes
  • Periodic inspection of non-electrical components of site
  • Corrective maintenance
  • HV AP duties (switching, AP documentation preparation)
  • HV transformers and switchgear periodic maintenance
  • HV basic corrective maintenance
  • Periodic inspection and testing of electrical circuits
  • Solar modules and combiner boxes thermography
  • Voc, Isc, Riso tests for DC circuit
  • Earth testing
  • Inverter basic fault diagnostics and repairs (experience with SMA/GE/Power Electronics/Schneider/Power One-ABB would be desirable)
  • Ensure all electrical work undertaken is safe and that it complies with current regulations
  • Sign off all electrical work
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety regulatory obligations are met
  • Assist the installation team as and when required
  • Any other reasonable tasks as requested by management
  • Weekend on-call rota


Other requirements:

  • Weekend on-call rotation with fair compensation. Requires remote monitoring of sites. Visit sites if urgent maintenance is required.
  • There might be a requirement on exceptional circumstances to travel and to stay away from home, all accommodation and travel expenses will be covered by the Company.


Skills required:

  • C&G 2394/2395 (Inspection & Testing) or equivalent is essential
  • Qualified to the standard of BS7671 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • Previous experience of commercial electrical works is essential. Exposure to electrical works on solar farms or large commercial scale rooftop PV installations is highly desirable
  • HV AP experience and qualifications highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Ethernet and Fiber Optic communications cabling, CCTV installations cabling is highly desirable
  • Confident user of PC (Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office)
  • Knowledge of H & S and up to date with current regulations
  • Affiliation with NICEIC or other body desirable


Benefits

  • Basic salary based on skills and experience, 25 days holidays, company vehicle, fuel card, laptop, mobile phone, pension plan, health plan, bonus scheme, weekend on call and call-out compensation



If you are interested in this role, please contact Jack Gandy on 02392 222960 or email jgandy@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.