Electrical Field Service Engineer - HV - Kent

JBS Global Resourcing
Maidstone, UK
10 Aug 2019
17 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a senior HV electrical engineer in the Kent area to join our global renewable energy client. As part of Europe's largest O&M fleet, the purpose of this role is to maintain Solar plants in an optimum operating conditions.

You will be responsible for:

* Adhere to all HSE procedures at all times and play an active role in Risk Assessment.

* Induct, train and develop Field Service Technicians and Engineers (FSEs) ensuring their full awareness, understanding and compliance with method statements and work instructions.

* Perform preventative and corrective maintenance of:

* electrical components.

* inverters (i.e. thermal analysis, performance analysis).


You must have

* A sound working knowledge of HSE legislation including HSE at Work Act and Construction Design and Management Regulations.

* Time served as Electrician.

* Solid knowledge of understanding risk. assessments, method statements, etc.

* Open to using collective knowledge and guidance, however can also work on own initiative.

* Can be relied on as part of the team.

* Can conduct basic fault finding and diagnostics.

* Capable of attending a site, identify faults, diagnose them, and perform repairs accordingly.

* Excellent, habitual report writing and IT skills.

* Knowledge of HV systems; must be a minimum of AP3 level or close to obtaining.

* Expert level knowledge of multiple inverter types

* Industrial PV installation maintenance experience.

* Thorough understanding of PV O&M maintenance techniques and standards including electrical tests and thermographic inspections.

* High Voltage (HV) Switching experience.

* Knowledge of network infrastructure (e.g. LAN, routers, switches).

* Ability to write and review risk assessments and method statements.

Education and Qualifications

* Qualified electrician; BS7671 and Level 3 Electrical NVQ or appropriate equivalent (apprenticeship completed, IET, etc).

* Relevant experience performing PV O&M.

* IOSH Managing Safety or equivalent.

* SSSTS Site Supervisor or equivalent.

* Attendance at several manufacturers' inverter level training courses.

* Capable of HV authorisation to a minimum AP3 level.

* A recognized electrical qualification such as City and Guilds 2382-18 (18th Edition), would be an advantage.

* Testing and inspection certification 2391 is an advantage

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