Operations and Maintenance Manager - Solar

£50000 - £55000 Per Annum
28 Jun 2013
26 Jul 2013
Rachael Farmer
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Operations and Maintenance Manager - Solar
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000
Consultant: Rachael Farmer
Ref: RFOM03

The Organisation:

The Green Recruitment Company are representing one the largest Solar PV developers in the world. Due to their increasing portfolio of solar projects in the UK they are looking to recruit an O&M manager.


• Maintain and service inverters and associated equipment to ensure 100% customer satisfaction and highly efficient project performance.
• Interact with customers and co-workers at a professional level
• Perform site-based repair, testing and re-certificating of inverters.
• Perform remote on site customer services, including installing, commissioning, troubleshooting and repairing of inverter equipment and related products
• Calibrate and coordinate equipment according to precise specifications
• Provide technical support to customers on site and via telephone and email
• Provide multi-level user training
• Provide support to engineering and manufacturing contacts.
• Provide adequate documentation and reports upon completion of each assigned job
• Perform field engineering projects while maintaining safety standards
• Complete onsite audits for improved reliability
• Carry out on site root cause analysis on equipment failures
• Prepare proposals for services and engineering activities
• Prepare and deliver project documentation and progress reports for internal and external clients
• Execute field and office performance and failure testing, include analysis and repair plan
• Make recommendations, based on audits and analysis, to technical personnel for repair and maintenance of equipment

Required Skills:

• Preferably have an electrically/mechanical biased degree from a well-respected university.
• Must have renewable energy background experience on UK based solar projects.
• Relevant qualifications (City and Guilds or equilivant)
• Knowledge of Mechanical principles, electronics and AC/DC power distribution
• Ability to travel extensively, some nights and maybe weekends
• Technical Service or Field Engineering background with office and onsite experience
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot electrical and electronic circuits
• Ability to read and understand electrical and electronic schematics and mechanical drawings
• Ability to configure and repair communication hardware and software

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:
Rachael Farmer
0203 0022877