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Senior O&M Engineer - Renewable Energy - Carlisle - £55,000 bonus

Igloo3 Ltd
North West
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior O&M Engineer - Renewable Energy, Carlisle, UK. Salary £55,000 + bonus and benefits

This is an exciting opportunity with a fast - growing asset management company. They invest and asset manage across the renewable energy sector with a focus on solar energy, battery energy storage, wind, and electric vehicle transportation.

This company boasts a portfolio of c.£8 billion assets under management and has offices across the UK to manage, maintain and operate these assets.

The role

This is a critical operational role that will provide first-hand experience of the rapid and extensive changes occurring in the UK energy market. It reports to the O&M Manager.

There is an excellent scope for personal and professional development within the O&M division of a global asset management firm.

Key responsibilities
  • To be responsible for a team of one or two engineers and organise their weekly priorities.
  • To be responsible for the availability and PM achieved to the designated portfolio.
  • Responsible for HV permits to work. For its area and others
  • Supervise HV works from different subcontractors.
  • Acting as Controller engineer (HV)
  • To help the O&M team to achieve high HSQE standards across our portfolio, working closely with HSE Manager.
  • Deliver all the Preventative Maintenance and Reactive Maintenance on the allocated portfolio including HV maintenance.
  • Complete Site Inspections across the portfolio as required.
  • Provide reports after each inspection on site (Monthly or reactive)
  • Use SCADA to monitor the health of the BESS assets under management.
  • Direct supervision of various works, including overseeing contractors as required.
  • Performance report submitted and presented to the Asset Management team monthly
  • Understand failures and propose solutions to existing problems affecting availability.
  • Site visits, HSE inductions, and interactions with Technical Advisers.
  • Weekend rota | Emergency attendance (paid on top of the salary).
  • Weekend monitoring (One every seven weekends).
  • Supervise PAC / IAC & FAC processes.

Skills & experience
  • Ideally 5 years of experience as a Site Manager or Team Leader in the renewable energy industry (Solar and BESS)
  • Trained in SMA inverters will be desirable
  • Fully qualified electrician (AM2, 18th edition, 2391) with Solar experience
  • HV qualification and experience are required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and IAuditor is required
  • Experience with BESS systems is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge and Experience with Diesel/Gas engines is desirable but not essential

About you
  • Be efficient, reliable, and thorough
  • Team player
  • Drive and initiative - the desire to add value proactive approach
  • Fast-paced - the ability to work on various tasks with tight deadlines
  • Commitment to the business and the team.
  • Able to communicate effectively and adapt to anyone within the broader group
  • Valid UK driving licence


Salary £55,000 + bonus and benefits


Please apply via Igloo3 - renewable energy & infrastructure recruitment specialists

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