Solar O&M Manager

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We are searching for an experienced Solar O&M Manager in the Nottingham, Swindon or Southampton areas.


What we offer you……
As a company, leading the way to ensure everyone has access to affordable low carbon energy, RES is proud of its diverse workforce and supports a healthy work-life balance. We offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell 5 days per annum, enhanced family leave and 4 volunteering days.

The overall purpose of this role is to ensure contractual and statutory compliance for a portfolio of Solar O&M contracts, in accordance with company safety, quality and environmental systems. The key objectives are to maximise the production from client assets, increase maintenance efficiency and achieve a high level of safety performance.

The ideal candidate will be an electrical engineer with experience planning maintenance on MW-scale solar plants. Strong candidates will have the opportunity to work towards Authorised Person (AP) or Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status.

This is a permanent role and will require availability for some weekend on-call duties. Although primarily office based, regular travel to operational sites will also be required. A company vehicle allowance, phone and laptop/tablet will be provided.

Key Accountabilities

The responsibilities of the Solar O&M Delivery Manager include:

  • Delivering the Solar O&M service to meet the client contractual requirements
  • Producing O&M plans in accordance with contract, manufacturer’s requirements and good industry practice
  • Identifying maintenance requirements, scheduling resources, safely managing work control and reporting on completed work
  • Writing and reviewing RAMS, permits and maintenance procedures
  • Day-to-day management of a team of solar PV technicians, ensuring adherence to safety requirements at all time
  • Stock management and procurement of materials
  • Managing supplier relationships and equipment warranties
  • Liaising with external stakeholders such as DNO and landowners
  • Reacting to emergencies, site outages and changing circumstances
  • Determining common causes of lost production and identifying performance improvement opportunities
  • Analysis of maintenance KPIs and implementing strategies to improve these
  • Single point of contact for Client for the RES O&M service, and providing updates to clients and information for contractual reporting
  • P&L responsibilities for the sub-portfolio under management
  • Ensuring client invoicing and supplier payment is carried out correctly
  • Playing a key part in adopting new sites into the maintenance systems
  • Using and maintaining a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and other quality management tools as necessary
  • Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status commensurate with training received, experience gained and in-line with individual job role requirements
  • Other duties commensurate with the role

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Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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