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Title: Solar Electrician

Job description: REEN are looking to expand our team of contractors by adding ambitious, self-motivated electricians who work in the solar industry, building and maintaining ground mounted solar farms to our team. We’re looking for a fully qualified electrician willing to work across the UK, with previous experience of working with low voltage electric on large scale solar farms.

Location: Nationwide

Hours: Working away Monday to Friday, open to working weekends.

Contract type: Adhoc contracts 

Salary: Day rate dependant on experience.

Qualifications

 Essential:

  • Fully qualified Electrician
  • PV experience
  • Full UK driving license
  • UTR/CIS number

 Desirable:

  • First aid qualifications
  • Inspection and testing qualifications (C&G 2391 or 2394/5)
  • Health & Safety qualifications (e.g. CSCS, IOSH, SSSTS)
  • Advanced electrical qualifications
  • Central inverter training qualifications
  • High Voltage qualifications and authorisations

Duties and responsibilities

  • Health and Safety is the top priority, following and improving safety standards across the solar farms
  • Electrical low voltage work on solar farms
  • Inspecting, testing and maintenance of PV panels, DC strings, AC cables and inverters
  • Isolations of low voltage equipment, combiner boxes, string inverters and central inverters
  • Installation of low voltage equipment, PV panels, combiner boxes, string inverters and central inverters, etc
  • Occasionally assisting with technicians on ground or mechanical works

Experience:

  • Large scale PV installation
  • Low voltage installations
  • DC installations
  • DC fault finding, testing and commissioning
  • Low voltage fault finding, testing and commissioning

Desirable knowledge:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of large-scale solar technology
  • Technical understanding of AC, DC and communications (ethernet and fibre optic communications)
  • Principles and understanding of High Voltage 
  • Knowledge and training on specific central and string inverters
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent written and spoken English
  • Computer skills

 If you have the qualifications and are interesting in joining a great team within the solar industry, then please drop us your CV with you contact details and we’ll be in touch.

Title: Solar Construction Laborers

Job description: REEN is currently recruiting for:

Ad hoc solar laborers/ solar installers.

These positions are initially ad hoc works for four months, with a possible 12-month contract from March 2021 as we expand our support for one of our key clients to assist them in providing a 1st class service to many large-scale renewable projects.

After the initial 12-month contract there may be an opportunity for full time employment as REEN is looking for loyal team members that have a proven commitment to safety, are accustomed to working outdoors, and can be committed to a full-time schedule.

Pay/Other

Safety & Environmental-First Mindset
Competitive pay rate determined on current level of knowledge and experience.

Travel expenses with fuel allowance @ £0.45 per mile

18+ years of age

Traveling UK wide (potentially 5-days per week with accommodation and Per diem offered in addition to daily pay)

Key Responsibilities

Follow safety policies and procedures and HSE legislation.

Maintain a clean job site and shake out material to the field and general clean-up following waste management best practices.
Bolt up clamps for solar panels & bolts to the proper torque specifications.
Laying Ducting in excavations.

Set/install solar modules to array frameworks – (non-electrical works).
Maintain tools used for installation in proper working condition.

Traveling UK wide (potentially 5-days per week with accommodation and Per diem offered in addition to daily pay).
Ability to perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of material following lifting best practices.
Ability to squat, crawl and work in awkward positions.
Proven commitment to safety and teamwork.

Self-motivated with the ability to work well with others.

Qualifications – Commitment and Experience

(Essential)

Proven commitment to safety and teamwork.

English Speaking.

CIS/UTR number.

Valid UK driving license.
CSCS labourer card.

Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
Must have reliable transportation to the job site and vehicle insurance for commuting to work.
Proof of Identity and Employment Authorization.

(Desirable but not essential)

First Aid.

Experience with large scale solar construction projects.
Knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials, and supplies used on solar construction projects.
Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

 If you have the qualifications and are interesting in joining a great team within the solar industry, then please drop us your CV with you contact details and we’ll be in touch.

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