Junior Site Technician - Solar

  • Location independent
  • Percivals Barn, Fairfield Farm, Upper Weald
  • Published: 11.02.2021
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BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

Due to our growth, we are expanding our team in the Thetford area and are currently looking for a Junior Site Technician on a Fixed Term Contract.

Your Responsibilities

  • Understand the company’s detailed obligations in respect of the Junior/Site/Lead Technician’s assigned sites, and ensure, monitor and report on compliance with those obligations.
  • Be aware of HSE issues, report any on site issue to the Regional Manager and HSE Manager and implement necessary measures to improve HSE.
  • Support Junior & Site Technicians with scheduled maintenance and corrective maintenance works (including HV maintenance) for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants.
  • Support Junior & Site Technicians responsibility for plant performance, work quality and site appearance (both electrical, landscaping, and other).
  • Maintain regular contact with the Regional Manager and Area Supervisor to coordinate site works effectively and seek guidance where required.
  • Together with other Junior & Site Technicians, effectively resolve work tickets and report back any required information to the Project Manager, Regional Manager or Area Supervisor (or other seniors where required) in a professional, complete and timely manner
  • Liaise with internal and external parties such as in-house LV, HV and Ground maintenance teams, subcontractors, Landowners and other third parties as required and directed.
  • Professionally and diligently undertake all required training and development.
  • Take part in the company’s on-call rota for non-working hours (including bank holidays and weekend).

Your Skills

  • You are technically and digitally inclined
  • C&G BS7671 17th/18th edition
  • Experience of working in the electrical industry
  • Computer literate
  • Can work under own initiative and a Team Player
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Attention to detail
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Qualifications or training in specific PV inverter technologies; Communications or networking qualifications; IOSH or NEBOSH
  • C&G 2330 level 2/3 or equivalent is desirable
  • Some experience working on ground mounted solar farms
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 or equivalent and provide a personal switching log

Your benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme 


Your contact

We look forward to receiving your application! 

If you have any questions about your application, please get in contact with us.
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