SOLAR O&M MANAGER

Based in Nottingham
Salary £43k - £53k (DOE)

+ company vehicle allowance, phone and laptop/tablet provided.
Permanent

Verelogic are currently looking for an experienced Solar O&M Manager in the Nottingham area.

 

Description: 

The overall purpose of this role is to ensure contractual and statutory compliance for a portfolio of Solar O&M contracts, in accordance with company safety, quality and environmental systems.

The ideal candidate will be an electrical engineer who preferably has experience planning maintenance on MW-scale solar plants.

 

Key objectives:

  • Maximise the production from client assets,

  • Increase maintenance efficiency

  • Achieve a high level of safety performance.

 

Strong candidates will have the opportunity to work towards Authorised Person (AP) or Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status.


Responsibilities:

  • Delivering the Solar O&M service to meet the client contractual requirements

  • Producing O&M plans in accordance with contract, manufacturer’s requirements and good industry practice

  • Identifying maintenance requirements, scheduling resources, safely managing work control and reporting on completed work

  • Writing and reviewing RAMS, permits and maintenance procedures

  • Day-to-day management of a team of solar PV technicians

  • Stock management and procurement of materials

  • Managing supplier relationships and equipment warranties

  • Liaising with external stakeholders such as DNO and landowners

  • Reacting to emergencies, site outages and changing circumstances

  • Determining common causes of lost production and identifying performance improvement opportunities

  • some weekend on-call duties

  • Analysis of maintenance KPIs and implementing strategies to improve these

  • Single point of contact for clients for the O&M service, provide updates to clients and information for contractual reporting

  • Ensuring client invoicing and supplier payment is carried out correctly

  • Playing a key part in adopting new sites into the maintenance systems

  • Using and maintaining a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other quality management tools as necessary

  • Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status commensurate with training received, experience gained and in-line with individual job role requirements

  • Although primarily office based, regular travel to operational sites will also be required.

  • Other duties commensurate with the role

 

Qualifications and skills:

  • Electrical qualifications (18th edition, BS 7671, 2391/2, /2394/5.

  • Managerial experience within operational Solar Farms would be ideal.

  • Relevant safety qualifications such as IOSH or SMSTS.

  • Ability to manage varying urgencies in accordance with any existing or developing issues.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Full UK driving licence is essential to the role.

  • HV AP/SAP authorisations are desirable.

Our client supports a healthy work-life balance; offering private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell 5 days per annum, enhanced family leave and 4 volunteering days.

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