Job title: O&M Field Engineer Solar (Sheffield & Nottingham)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Environment and Renewable Energy
Skills: Solar BESS Energy Storage Renewable Energy O&M maintenance
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Sheffield, UK
Job published: 21/05/2022
Job ID: 112868
Contact name: Rob Byrom
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Job Description

O&M Field Engineer Solar (Sheffield & Nottingham)


Leap29 are recruiting for a Field Engineer for Solar & BESS sites across Sheffield and Nottingham areas. The client which we represent, is a large multinational EPC company who have a strong presence spanning across the UK.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Implements maintenance procedures and assists in developing new ones where necessary
  • Implements and assists in developing MoS / RAMS for the O&M tasks
  • Carries out and keeps records of scheduled and non-scheduled Preventive and Corrective Maintenance activities. Fills in the necessary i-auditor forms for both PM and CM tasks.
  • Plans and oversees non-scheduled Corrective Maintenance activities and maintains both Preventive and Corrective maintenance activities checkbook for each activity carried out
  • Identifies resources to perform maintenance activities if necessary, keeps maintenance logs and reports on daily activities
  • Keeps records of all 3rd party activities
  • Update list of contractors, service providers and server files and keep electronic backup of all the maintenance activities
  • Performs electrical isolation works under company’s SAP guidance, issue PTW and switching schedule as and when required
  • Performs Spare Parts Management
  • Ensures compliance of the activities with local rules and regulations
  • Provide weekly feedback (progress report) to management team
  • Monitor KPI values (when applicable) and secure its compliance with the guaranteed values



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years’ experience in Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting in solar or other industry projects
  • 1+ year experience in Supervising O&M engineers of operational solar or other industry projects
  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Working knowledge of SMSTS or higher safety certificate in IOSH or NEBOSH is desirable
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to implement innovative processes within a fast-paced environment
  • HV project experience
  • Full driving license
  • First aider certificate is desirable
  • Basic MS office and IT experience


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV through to Rob Byrom.