Solar Farm O&M Technician – Kent


Our client is a leading international renewable energy company at with a focus on the operations and maintenance of a broad portfolio of renewable energy assets.

They are actively searching for an experienced Solar O&M Technician to provide a comprehensive range of services, including all electrical and non-electrical tasks required for the efficient maintenance of operating solar farms.


  • Perform scheduled maintenance and corrective maintenance works (including HV maintenance) for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants.
  • Understand the company’s detailed obligations in respect of the 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.
  • 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, Regional Manager and Area Supervisor to coordinate site works effectively and seek guidance where required.
  • Together with other Site Technicians, effectively resolve work tickets and report back any required information to the Project Manager, Technical Operations Planner or Regional Manager (or other seniors where required) in a professional, complete and time
  • 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.
  • Take part in the company’s on-call rota for non-working hours (including bank holidays and weekend).


  • 1+ years’ experience working on ground mounted solar farms (Essential)
  • C&G 2330 level 2/3 or equivalent
  • C&G 2391 Inspection and testing
  • C&G BS7671 17th/18th edition
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Right to live and work in the EU (essential)
  • Qualifications or training in specific PV inverter technologies; Communications or networking qualifications; IOSH or NEBOSH (desirable)
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 (desirable)

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm. We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

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Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We believe there is no solution to climate change without people. We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

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