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Operations and Maintenance Field Engineer (Full-time, Permanent)

Evoenergy are now in a period of growth and expansion and are currently looking to add to our current team of technicians for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance across our portfolio of PV installations.

Opens: 13/11/20

Closes: 21/02/20

Job Title: Operations and Maintenance Field Engineer
Location: Midlands
Line Manager: Head of Operations

Overview of the role purpose and objectives:

EvoEnergy are in a period of growth and expansion and are currently looking to add to our current team of technicians for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance across our portfolio of Solar PV installations.

The role will be to attend sites across the country of both residential properties and commercial PV installations that are maintained to ensure system performance remains high, the system is operating safely and the mechanical integrity is sound. Applicants must have working knowledge of Solar PV systems and be able to offer an experience level of fault finding and rectification skills within the industry with a strong electrical background and qualifications. The position may also be required to support installation teams.

Main responsibilities:

  • Carry out inspections and repairs on Solar PV and other electrical systems from our nationwide portfolio (residential and commercial)
  • Understand site plans and layout drawings of the installations Understand and work to Risk Assessments and Method Statements Be able to work ‘on roof’ to inspect and work on Solar PV arrays
  • Understand the dangers of working with Solar PV (DC power and principles)
  • Good electrical knowledge of Solar PV systems to be able to determine faults and issues and fix where possible
  • Work as part of a wider engineering/installation team to meet timescales and deadlines Work at height appreciation and safety knowledge
  • Ability to lead from the front and take charge of the roof installation with additional labour, working with other team members to ensure compliance with safety, quality and time lines are met
  • Work with Service Delivery team, Project Managers and other stakeholders to meet contractual requirements, safety & quality standards
  • Compile reports from sites visited and inspected in a timely manner and follow up with technical advice on recommendations

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Electrical Diploma/HNC/HND or Degree Full clean driving license
  • BS7671 18th Edition
  • 2391 Inspection & testing CSCS/ECS card
  • 5 years of experience within a similar role Self starter with personal drive
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Attention to detail & considerate of implications Good time keeping
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including Word & Excel Honest, professional & approachable
  • Willing to work hard & encourage good behaviours in others
  • Team player, happy to back others up and contribute to joint success Eager to learn
  • Willing to embrace new ideas and technologies that the business may develop over time

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Understanding of / experience in as many of the services and technologies that we offer as possible. Experience in roof mounted Solar PV & electrical systems AC/DC
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £30,000.00-£35,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • Company Pension On-site Parking Work From Home
  • Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations:
  • To keep our Engineers as safe as possible, we are providing them with relevant PPE including masks, gloves & hand sanitiser. We ensure our Engineers maintain social distancing whilst working in line with current Government guidelines.
  • Experience:
  • Experience in a similar role: 5 years (Required) Education:
  • Certificate of Higher Education (Required) License:
  • Driving License (Required)


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