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Solar Asset Monitor

Join as a Solar Asset Monitor in a global renewable energy company. Monitor and analyze solar farms in the UK, ensuring reliable electricity generation. Enjoy competitive benefits and professional growth opportunities.

RES
RES
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   12 days ago

We're the world's largest independent renewable energy company. We're guided by a simple yet powerful vision: to create a future where everyone has access to affordable, zero carbon energy.

We know that achieving our ambitions would be impossible without our people. Because we're tackling some of the world's toughest problems, we need the very best people to help us. They're our most important asset so that's why we continually invest in them.

RES is a family with a diverse workforce, and we are dedicated to the personal professional growth of our people, no matter what stage of their career they're at. We can promise you rewarding work which makes a real impact, the chance to learn from inspiring colleagues from across a growing, global network and opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Our competitive package offers rewards and benefits including pension schemes, flexible working, and top-down emphasis on better work-life balance. We also offer private healthcare, discounted green travel, 24 days holiday (with an additional discretionary day given by the company) with options to buy/sell days, enhanced family leave and four volunteering days per year so you can make an impact somewhere else.

Job Purpose

RES designs, builds, operates, and manages renewable energy assets as a company.

As a Solar Asset Monitor, you will be part of our Analysis and Operations team. You will work as part of a group and be responsible for monitoring and analysing solar farms that generate and supply electricity to the UK electricity grid. Your role will involve monitoring the outputs of our fleet of solar farms and their components and escalating technical issues to our Operations and Maintenance teams, or to manage technical events directly, to ensure reliable and optimum generation from the assets.

Key Accountabilities

As the Solar Asset Monitor, you will:

  • Monitor solar farm fleet using monitoring software and bespoke monitoring tools
  • Follow standard procedures to detect, analyse and diagnose potential fault events
  • Organise dispatching of appropriate technical resources during weekends to repair faults
  • Track the progress of events through to resolution
  • Update systems and administer systems data

Knowledge

  • Trouble shooting phone call procedures
  • Software Systems for monitoring asset/process performance
  • Knowledge of renewable energy plants would be an advantage (training will be provided)
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of inverters would be an advantage, but not limiting (training will be provided)

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain attention for long periods and work in a highly dynamic environment
  • Proactive decision making
  • Microsoft Office skills to intermediate level
  • Ability to write and work to strict operational procedures

Desirable skills

  • Experience in monitoring, control, or dispatch
  • SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) experience would be a considerable advantage
  • Experience in using data analysis tools
  • Experience in using collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams to communicate and work with colleagues would be an advantage

Qualifications

  • Equivalent to NVQ level 3

At RES we celebrate difference as we know it makes our company a great place to work. Encouraging applicants with different backgrounds, ideas and points of view, we create teams who work together to solve complex problems and design practical solutions for our clients. Our multiple perspectives come from many sources including the diverse ethnicity, culture, gender, nationality, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, parental status, education, social background and life experience of our people.

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About the role

Jul 09, 2024

Full Time

Company

Jan 09, 2025

Hybrid

RES

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Entry Level

UTC+00:00

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