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Operations and Maintenance Specialist Technician – Solar Inverters

Operations and Maintenance Specialist Technician - Solar Inverters

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Cambridge
  • Salary : £45,000 per year
  • Sector : Renewables
  • Ref : 25273
  • Salary: £45,000 per year
About the role:
Astute’s Renewables team is partnering with a key business and influential player in the global energy market. The company have a vast portfolio of renewable energy assets and have a brilliant company culture of looking after their employees. We’re looking for someone who already has experience in utility scale solar or BESS systems but also open to those looking for their break into the industry, so please apply if you fit either criteria.

This Field Service Technician / Solar Technician / BESS Technician comes with an excellent salary, depending on your experience and at the request of the client, will be discussed upon conversation with Astute.

If you’re wanting to work for a genuine major player in the global energy space with growth potential, please read on and apply below.

Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Operations & Maintenance Manager you will:

  • Ensure the best performance of large scale solar assets and battery storage units by performing specialist maintenance and upgrade works to inverters.
  • Use remote access tools to assist on site teams and troubleshoot potential faults.
  • Perform operations and maintenance duties across the portfolio of solar and battery sites in the local region.
  • Ensure adherence to all HSE requirements when completing your duties
  • Test both DC and AC systems, looking for faults and tracing issues
  • Conduct firmware updates and use computer systems to look for issues with the assets
  • Gain Authorised Person status after received training
  • Consistent inspection, maintenance and testing of the systems
  • Looking for trends and using data analysis to see if you can spot any common trends and suggest ways to improve operations as a result
  • Occasional working way from your patch/area and be flexible to help when the business needs this
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Demonstrable understanding of inverters is essential
  • Experience within a solar or BESS environment is hugely preferred
  • Understanding of high voltage electrical systems, particularly within power generation would be a strong advantage
  • Level 3 in electrical installations as a minimum
  • 18th edition wiring regs
  • Ideally you will have C&G 2391 or equivalent
  • A HSE qualification is desired
  • UK driving licence is essential
Personal skills:
The Field Solar and Battery Storage Technician role would suit someone who is:

  • Flexible with location and in travelling outside of your patch on occasion
  • Experience liaising with third parties and troubleshooting
  • Experience reading, writing and assessing RAMS is hugely beneficial
  • Someone who wants to learn and make a genuine difference
Salary and benefits of the Solar and Battery Technician role:

  • A starting salary up to £45,000
  • On call allowance and potential overtime
  • Up to 10% bonus
  • Vehicle for business use only
  • PPE and tools
  • Company pension and paid mileage

To apply for this Operations and Maintenance Specialist Technician - Solar Inverters opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call 02393910041 to speak to Harry Slade who can tell you more. You can also connect with Harry on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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