Lead Technician

  • Location independent
  • Percivals Barn, Fairfield Farm, Upper Weald, MK19 6EL, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Published: 2021-06-02
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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 Cambridgeshire area and are currently looking for a Lead Technician:

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the Site Technicians by actively working together with them and providing technical guidance and day-to-day coaching and training.
  • Understand the company’s detailed obligations in respect of the 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 Area Manager and HSE Manager and implement necessary measures to improve HSE.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and corrective maintenance works (including HV maintenance) for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants.
  • Take primary on-site responsibility for plant performance, work quality and site appearance (both electrical, landscaping, and other).
  • Maintain regular contact with the Technical Operations Planner and Area Manager to coordinate site works effectively, and seek guidance where required.
  • Together with the Site Technicians, effectively resolve work tickets and report back any required information to the Project Manager, Technical Operations Planner or Area Manager (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 and other third parties as required and directed.
  • Support the onboarding of new sites and filling the required reports and/or forms.
  • Professionally and diligently undertake all required training and development.
  • Achieve and maintain authorisation as AP (Authorised Person) under the company’s HV rules, and undertake HV duties.
  • Take part in the company’s on-call rota for non-working hours (including bank holidays and weekend).

Your profile

Essential:
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience working on ground mounted solar farms
  • C&G 2330 level 2/3 or equivalent
  • C&G BS7671 17th edition
  • Computer literate
  • Can work under own initiative
  • Team Player
  • Attention to detail
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 or equivalent
  • Full UK Driving Licence
Desirable:
  • Communications or networking qualifications
  • Qualifications or training in specific PV inverter technologies
  • IOSH or NEBOSH

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 your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk
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