Senior PV Engineer (South East) - Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

- Renewables

Role: Senior PV Engineer (South East)  

Salary: £43,000

Location: Hertfordshire


  • Weekend Cover Bonus
  • Performance Bonus
  • Pension Contribution
  • Private Health Cover
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Company Van
  • Mobile
  • PC
  • PPE

Our client is a global leader in EPC services, specialising in developing, constructing, and operating solar power plants. They have an extensive track record, having installed hundreds of PV systems with a combined output of 4 gigawatts worldwide.

As a major player in the O&M sector, they also oversee the operation and maintenance of a significant capacity of PV plants. Their mission is to drive the European energy transition forward and ensure a sustainable energy supply for future generations.

Due to organic growth, our client is looking to add a Senior PV Engineer to their team who can take charge of routine maintenance and remedial work on solar PV systems, working independently or as part of a dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform routine maintenance, testing, and remedial work on deployed solar PV systems.
  • Comply with company procedures and policies.
  • Conduct Preventative Maintenance according to the PPM annual plan.
  • Perform Corrective Maintenance as needed.
  • Report activities performed on-site daily through the online reporting system.
  • Conduct job-specific risk assessments, analyses, and operational limitations, and report all near misses to the manager.
  • Supervise and coordinate third-party contractors working on-site.
  • Ensure third-party contractors comply with H&S regulations.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of electrical testing suitable for audit.
  • Troubleshoot and fault find on both AC and DC systems.
  • Alert the manager of any issues promptly.
  • Comply with all required fire, health, and safety requirements for the working environment, including current applicable policies and risk assessments, and attend any required training.
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks as requested by a manager within the company.
  • Be prepared for occasional overnight stays if required.
  • Participate in the weekend rota when trained on remote monitoring systems (additional pay).

Skills Required

  • Level 3 City & Guilds/NVQ in Electrical Installations
  • C&G 2382-18 certification
  • C&G 2391-52 or equivalent qualification
  • HV AP qualification
  • First Aid Trained
  • Fire Marshal certification
  • H/S IOSH qualification (desirable, training provided if needed)
  • Central Inverter manufacturer training
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures and schedules
  • Understanding of AC and DC electrical systems
  • Knowledge of CCTV and SCADA systems
  • Familiarity with High Voltage systems, including 33kV switching operations and maintenance
  • Proficient with industry instruments and testing equipment
  • 3+ years of experience in Solar PV O&M (ground mount and rooftop)
  • For electricians: NVQ Level 3 and Test & Inspect (C&G 2391)

Senior PV Engineer (South East) - Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire - Renewables


MDE Consultants Ltd

Type: Full-Time
Workplace: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Start date: 2024-06-19
Application deadline: 2024-07-17
Title: Senior PV Engineer (South East)
Sector: Renewables
Industry: Asset Management & Operations

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