O&M Field Service Engineer - Midlands

O&M Field Service Engineer - Midlands
  • £36,000 - £40,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK LE2 0QB Leicester Leicestershire GBR LE2 0QB
Job Ref: BBBH121445
Date Added: 18 November 2022

An opportunity to join a global renewable energy company has arisen for an experienced O&M site engineer for a permanent / staff position in and around the Midlands area of England. Whilst the role is generally based at site, there will be the flexibility to work from home some days. Your role will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Actively participate in all O&M activities related to overall sites improvement and maintenance works related to the LV and HV electrical network
  • Performing the Electrical Site Technician duties on site/ Manage and provide hands on assistance with the delivery of maintenance activities
  • Carry out scheduled Preventive maintenance activities and non-scheduled Corrective Maintenance activities
  • Plan and oversee non-scheduled Corrective Maintenance activities
  • Keeps records/logs of the scheduled/non-scheduled maintenance HV/LV activities either performed by himself or other contractors
  • Produce in-house RAMS for HV/LV scheduled works
  • Provide leadership to all AP's on all matters relating to the safe system of work
  • Maintaining the Safe Systems of Work (Functional responsibility for all AP's)
  • Ensure electrical safety across the sites, during HV, LV or other electrical works
  • Ensure compliance of the HV/LV activities with local rules and regulations
  • Assist in developing new maintenance procedures where necessary
  • Identify resources/subcontractors to perform Maintenance activities if necessary (specialized companies, suppliers, etc.)
  • As necessary, oversee activity of contractors to ensure smooth, reliable, effective, and efficient implementation of any maintenance works undertaken in sites.
  • Complete all paperwork including labour returns, timesheets, expenses, and material allocations
  • Liaise with Operational management team and site operatives' day to day issues
  • Performing the Electrical Site Technician duties on site.
  • Work on DC, LV & HV systems and circuit protection and be able to diagnose any issues.
  • Respond in a timely manner to breakdowns/emergency fault situations
  • Diagnose faults and Inspect work in progress and upon completion.
  • Submit switching schedules in accordance with pre-agreed project programs.
  • Achieve safety from the system and issue of safety documents in accordance with specific Authorisation levels and client OSR's.
  • Promote a positive HS&E culture whilst recommending new initiatives for continuous improvement.
  • To identify improvement of activities and training needs and give feedback of findings to senior managers and directors.
  • Attend and actively contribute to the Health & Safety Initiatives.

Essential Skills / Qualifications: You will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Electrical Engineering background
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience as field technician for PV Solar projects
  • NVQ3 qualified Electrician
  • Good mechanical knowledge
  • Proficient in electrical systems design and solar connections
  • Up to date industry recognised AP course (HV AP 2/ AP3 Authorisation)
  • Test equipment/ able fault finding / VLF testing /IR

  • Minimum 3 years proven track record in Supervising engineers of operational solar or other industry projects.
  • Experience in classic automation and HV switchgear's relays multi-line diagrams is highly appreciated
  • 18th Edition Certificate
  • SMSTS, or IOSH or other equivalent
  • First Aider Certificate
  • Full clean driving license
  • Competent Microsoft Office User
  • Awareness of electrical safety rules and competency to prepare electrical safety rules
  • City Guilds 2391 - Test and Inspection or current equivalent.
  • City Guilds 2382 -18th edition wiring regulations or current equivalent.
  • City Guilds 2330, 2360 or 2365 Electrical Installation or current equivalent.

Salary is up to £40k gross per annum (DOE) plus company van, mobile, laptop, tools (elec equipment and hand tools)

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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18/12/2022 11:28:52
GBP 36000.00 40000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Andrew Ford

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