Technical Manager - Solar Monitoring and Maintenance

£30000 - £38000 Per Annum
15 Jul 2013
12 Aug 2013
Dominic Wall
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Manager – Solar Monitoring and Maintenance
Consultant: Dominic Wall
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Location: London (central)

The Organisation

The Green Recruitment Company is exclusively representing an international developer and operation of renewable power projects. With well over €100m of assets under management equating to over 300MW, this team has quality personnel at all levels.

The Role

The person will have responsibility for overseeing the service of projects on a day to day operational basis. The projects will be comprised of both roof mounted commercial and utility-scale ground mounted sites. This person will perform in house and customer site support activities involving the repair, preventive and corrective maintenance of electrical/electronic equipment and sub-systems used for power conversion in the renewable energy field. You will work closely with residential, commercial, and utility customers, managing the coordination of project activities. Further to this, the successful candidate will be required to monitor and verify the performance and required maintenance of assigned customer equipment. This will include electrical switchgear related products.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

Maintain and service inverters and associated equipment to ensure 100% customer satisfaction and highly efficient project performance.
Monitoring activities and technical documentation reports.
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

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

Preferably have an electrically/mechanically 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


2 years UK Solar PV experience.
Very good grasp of English language.
Technical Service or Field Engineering background with office and onsite experience
Ability to read and understand electrical and electronic schematics and mechanical drawings according to UK standards.

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:
Dominic Wall

+44 (0) 203 00 22 877

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