About the Company:

Our clients have been in the solar game for years and are bringing some of the best prices in the UK to their customers. They’re expanding at a rapid rate as the solar industry continues to boom!

About the Role:

Organisational and departmental relationships: Reporting directly to the Electrical Engineering Manager, you will give regular information on Electrical Engineering progress, Commissioning protocol, Asset Performance, Electrical training, and competencies. You may also be required to produce written reports for management.

You will be seconded to the Projects Department when required to provide technical and project support and assistance during design, construction, and commissioning phases of each development.

You will also work closely with the Operations, HSQE, and Admin departments in order to achieve the aims set out below.

Department Objectives:

Provide flexible and effective support to the Projects Department to ensure development commissioning is progressed to exacting timescale and budget.

To maximise production and reduce operational costs by taking responsibility (where this is economically beneficial) for the operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment within your control. Key to this will be your ability to operate and maintain clients solar, energy storage equipment, generating sets, and gas processing plant.

To ensure the operation and maintenance of all operational solar, energy storage, generators, plant, and gas systems to achieve maximum, reliable, and safe electrical output.

The aim of the Company is to develop a successful, sustainable, and profitable business based on energy storage, solar and gas utilisation.

The company is looking for safe, clean, and well-run sites, which meet the budgetary and performance targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilisation, compliance and improvement of the company’s operations and maintenance procedures, manuals, record keeping and stock control systems.
  • Day to day operations and maintenance including (but not limited to); fault diagnosis, service, modification, replacement, and rectification.
  • Delivery of fully commissioned and tested solar, energy storage and gas peaker projects into the Operations phase (in conjunction with the Project Dept).
  • Interrogate and decipher programme logic or signal faults, determine then apply suitable amendments to programme and/or software modification to resolve control and sequence shortfall.
  • Development and supervision of operations staff with the intention of increasing direct responsibility (where this is cost effective) for all aspects of Electrical, Control, and Dispatch.
  • Maintain progress on all electrical works to ensure works are carried out in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.
  • Develop fault finding, control and replacement manuals for electrical equipment in conjunction with the Electrical Engineering Manager.
  • Develop, enhance, and deliver electrical/technical related training courses in conjunction other departments.
  • Quality control and fault reporting of new plant and equipment.
  • Liaison with other departments on upgrading and improvement specifications.
  • Supervise and or undertake all necessary installation and, commissioning tests and ensure that records are accurate and retained.
  • Ensure company quality procedures are fully implemented.
  • Ensure all work and practices are carried out in accordance with current H&S legislation and the company H&S policy and procedures.
  • A commitment to continuous enhancement of skills and knowledge, and that of the engineers working with you.
  • Managing your time and travel effectively

Skills and Expertise:

  • 18th Edition and EIT.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Electrical maintenance, Control Systems, Logic and Commissioning.
  • Gassafe Accreditation (or ability to complete within probation).
  • Experience with electric/electronic controls 12v DC to 415v AC 3ø.
  • Gas Engine Control and Commissioning (CAT, Perkins, MAN, MWM, MTU, Merc, Scania, etc).
  • Experience with CHP, Solar and Energy Storage Systems development, commissioning, and dispatch understanding/competency.
  • Control Panel Replacement and Upgrade.
  • Hold full UK driver licence and passport.
  • Up to date with current legislation.

Benefits: Flexible working

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