Senior Field Technician

Location : Verwood, Dorset, England
Job Ref : KS21
Consultant : Kara Shand
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £28k - 32k per year + +Overtime +Company Van


KS21 – Senior Field Technician

Location: Verwood / Salisbury

Salary: £28,000 – 32,000 (DOE) + O/T + Company Van


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an O&M Senior Technician on behalf of one of our clients. The purpose of this role is to maintain solar plants to ensure they operate at optimum levels.

*Full industry training will be provided for qualified and experienced electricians*

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all HSE procedures at all times and play an active role in Risk Assessment.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance of
  • Electrical components.         
  • Inverters (i.e. thermal analysis, performance analysis).
  • Modules (i.e. thermal analysis, integrity checks).
  • CCTV/Security Systems
  • Monitoring systems.
  • Structures (i.e. bolt tightening, corrosion checks).
  • Provide comprehensive reports in line with Company standards, in a prompt and diligent manner, these reports can be prepared remotely, not necessarily at site or in the office.
  • Provide electrical maintenance services for portfolio of solar farms in a specified region.
  • Regular travel to sites in your allocated region.
  • On occasions you will be expected to travel to different regions to provide extra support if required.
  • Assist with the compilation of insurance and warranty claims.
  • Manage relationships local subcontractors.
  • Take full ownership of assigned sites.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualified electrician; BS7671 and Level 3 Electrical NVQ or appropriate equivalent.
  • Time served as Electrician.
  • Have solid knowledge of understanding risk assessments, method statements, etc.
  • Open to using collective knowledge and guidance, however, can also work on own initiative.
  • Excellent, habitual report writing and IT skills.
  • Can be relied on as part of the team.
  • Can conduct basic fault finding and diagnostics.
  • Capable of attending a site, identify faults, diagnose them, and perform repairs accordingly.
  • Knowledge of HV systems – must be a minimum of AP1 level and looking to work towards AP3 Level.
  • Clean, full Driving Licence.
  • Working at heights is an advantage.
  • Be comfortable working in a multinational team.
  • Good time-management and punctuality.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Able to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Able to work remotely without close supervision.
  • HSE awareness.
  • Passionate about renewables.
  • Motivated and willing to receive training and development.
  • Be comfortable in an out-door work environment.


  • Solar experience; operating and fault finding on inverters, HV, DC & AC.
  • Industrial PV installation maintenance experience.
  • Inverter maintenance experience.
  • High Voltage (HV) Switching experience.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure (e.g. LAN, routers, switches).
  • A recognised electrical qualification such as City and Guilds 2382-18 (18th Edition), would be an advantage.
  • Any Inverters maintenance course would be an advantage.
  • Testing and inspection certification 2391 an advantage.

Location: Verwood / Salisbury

Salary: £28,000 – 32,000 (DOE) + O/T + Company Van

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