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O&M Engineer - Utility Scale Renewables - Plymouth

Igloo3 Ltd
South West
Closing date
Sep 29, 2023

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Utility Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
O&M Engineer - Utility Scale Renewable Energy - Plymouth - circa £45,000 BOE + company vehicle + SAP Qualification training

This is a great opportunity for a O&M engineer looking to break into the renewable energy sector.

You'll work with a well-established European energy firm with a strong UK team, focussed on large scale solar PV and battery energy storage projects.

Their portfolio of managed projects is rapidly growing and are developing a 1GW pipeline of energy storage and PV assets. The company's agile and nimble in the UK but is backed by a highly reputable German asset management and O&M provider.

It is crucial to have had experience as an operations & maintenance engineer in the renewable sector for minimum 3 years. Good dexterity and confidence on using basic electrical equipment such as crimping cable terminations and use of multi-meters and insulation testers is required.

The role
  • Installation of Cabling and modules on the arrays
  • Terminate cables and connectors at, DC and AC distribution boxes.
  • Install cabling on monitoring and communication equipment (data logger, routers, sensors, etc.).
  • Fault identification on electrical components by means professional site measurement activities (thermal imaging, insulation tester, etc.) providing detail into reports and ticketing systems.
  • Engage and manage subcontractors and the site management.
  • Have experience working with electricians and be able to assist and supervise.
  • Have Understand Health & Safety standards and Regulations.

About you
  • At least three years' working experience in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems for industrial sites.
  • PV or BESS experience desirable.
  • Have an understanding of Microsoft Office and phone/tablet document reporting structures.
  • Have Understand Health & Safety standards and Regulations.
  • Hold a Level 1- 3 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation or equivalent.
  • Hold a vocational qualification (NVQ LV3) in the electrical industry.
  • Have National Electrotechnical Training (NET) AM2 certificate.
  • Hold a ECS Electrician Gold Card or in the process of obtaining (We can assist)
  • Hold a site safety certificate (CSCS or ECS or equivalent) we can also provide this training.


The salary is up to £45,000 BOE + company vehicle + SAP qualification training + other benefits.


Please apply via Igloo3 - renewable energy & infrastructure recruitment specialists

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