Solar O&M Engineer

Solar O&M Engineer – Permanent Role
upto £32k per annum 

Our client is currently seeking a Qualified Electrician/Solar Engineer with experience of working on Solar Farms.  This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing and very well established business that operates on a National level, with several Photovoltaic farms across the UK, the opportunity to progress your career and be rewarded for your efforts is of great importance to our client.

As a Solar Farm Engineer you will be responsible for operational and maintenance work on Solar Farms, mainly across Oxfordshire.

Key responsibilities include:

  • DC testing and trouble shooting
  • Module testing and replacement
  • String combiner box maintenance
  • String and central inverter maintenance
  • AC LV maintenance and repair
  • Computer based configuration and monitoring of sophisticated components (e.g firmware updates)
  • Preventative and reactive maintenance
  • Supporting fellow site managers and engineers
  • Liaising with customers, landowners and stake holders
  • Conducting Operations and maintenance duties
  • Communicating with office based O&M team

Desirable skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified electrician including Inspection & Test
  • Fully conversant with BS7671
  • Experience of large scale Solar PV (advantageous)
  • Ethernet trouble shooting and repair, fibre optic communications
  • Central inverter skills/qualifications/experience
  • String inverter skills/qualifications/experience
  • Regular use of Microsoft Excel, word and outlook.
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and orderly working practises
  • Analytical nature
  • Professional appearance and demeanour
  • Safety first work approach
  • Data Monitoring systems
  • Central inverter skills/qualifications/experience
  • High Voltage (HV) switching (AP or SAP)


  • Salary £23,000 – £32,000
  • Location – Oxfordshire
  • Pension after probationary period
  • Company van with fuel card
  • Private health insurance (to include immediate family)
  • Mobile Phone
  • iPad
  • Expenses

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