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Solar Engineer

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Solar Engineer

Job posted by: Natalie Morgan

HRGO are currently recruiting for a Solar Engineer for our client in Canterbury. They will be responsible for the installation and commissioning of the mounting system, modules, all DC/AC cabling, inverters, and connection to the distribution switchgear. Projects range from domestic installations within the southeast to large commercial projects nationwide. This is a site based hands-on role and will require the candidate to be physically fit.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience installing and commissioning solar photovoltaic installations. Must have experience (and preferably qualified) to install and commission electrical installations (domestic and commercial).

Have experience with managing small teams of operators and be comfortable interacting with clients.

Be willing to travel and potentially stay away as and when required. (Project duration will vary from project-to-project dependant on size)

Specific Duties

  • Supervise and oversee a project from inception to completion, ensuring it is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Undertake site surveys to establish local conditions which impact design, as well as researching local supply costs for inclusion in the project budget

  • Supervise site engineers & subcontractors

  • Support Junior Installers

  • Manage and respond to daily project requirements and produce weekly progress reports

  • Proactively solve issues encountered on site in conjunction with the site engineers

  • Regularly communicate with clients regarding the progress of the project

  • Complete paperwork prior to, throughout and following installations, in compliance with MCS standards and procedure

Essential Criteria

  • Installation of roof anchors and mounting rails

  • Stringing and Installation of Solar modules

  • Installation and commissioning of inverters, hybrid inverters and batteries

  • Inspection & Testing experience

  • Previous customer service experience

  • Professional and polite at all times

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Full driving licence

  • Must live within 30 miles of Canterbury

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Strong English language (reading, writing and spoken) proficiency

Full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

Salary - £30,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependent upon experience and qualifications

This role is for a full-time position and is a great opportunity. If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply with an up-to-date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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