Commercial Electrician

Norfolk Area
£38,000 - £45,000 per annum
United Kingdom

Job description

Title: Commercial Electrician
Location: Norfolk
Salary: £38,000 - £45,000
Employment type: Temp to perm

We are seeking a skilled and qualified Solar Electrician to join our commercial Solar PV installation company based in Norfolk. As a Solar Electrician, you will be responsible for the electrical installation and troubleshooting of solar PV systems on commercial buildings, ensuring compliance with industry standards, safety & electrical regulations. This is a temp to perm position. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Electrical Installation:

  • To be proficient in commercial steel wiring systems.
  • Install, connect, and commission electrical components of solar PV systems, including solar panels, inverters, wiring, and associated equipment.
  • Ensure correct earthing, wiring, and electrical connections to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the solar PV system.
  • Collaborate with the installation team to coordinate electrical work with other aspects of the installation process.
  • Follow project plans, electrical diagrams, and specifications to ensure accurate and precise electrical installations.

2. Electrical Maintenance and Troubleshooting:

  • Have the ability to conduct routine inspections and maintenance of installed solar PV systems to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
  • Identify and troubleshoot electrical faults, system malfunctions, and performance issues, utilising appropriate diagnostic tools and techniques.
  • Repair or replace faulty electrical components, wiring, or equipment to restore proper system functionality.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs performed.

3. Compliance and Safety:

  • Adhere to electrical regulations, safety regulations, and industry standards throughout all electrical installations and maintenance activities.
  • Follow proper safety protocols, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe work practices.
  • Ensure proper labelling, tagging, and documentation of electrical components and connections in accordance with electrical regulations and best practices.
  • Stay updated on relevant electrical regulations and standards to ensure compliance and adherence to best practices.

4. Documentation and Reporting:

  • Complete accurate and detailed documentation related to electrical installations, maintenance activities, and repairs performed.
  • Prepare and submit reports on system performance, maintenance schedules, and electrical inspections as required.
  • Collaborate with project managers and supervisors to communicate progress, challenges, and solutions related to electrical work.

5. Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate effectively with supervisors, project teams, including solar panel fitters, engineers, and other electricians, to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Communicate with customers and project stakeholders in a professional and customer-oriented manner, addressing any questions or concerns related to electrical work.
  • Provide guidance and support to less experienced team members, sharing knowledge and best practices.

6. Professional Development:

  • Stay updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices related to solar PV system electrical installations and maintenance.
  • Participate in training programs and workshops to enhance skills and knowledge in solar PV electrical systems, regulations, and safety procedures.
  • Maintain relevant certifications and qualifications required for electrical work in the solar PV industry.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience as a Solar Electrician or in a similar electrical role, preferably in commercial solar PV installations.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, electrical regulations, and regulations related to solar PV installations.
  • Proficiency in installing, connecting, and commissioning electrical components of solar PV systems, including solar panels, inverters, and wiring.
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical faults, diagnosing system malfunctions, and conducting repairs.
  • Understanding of electrical safety procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Ability to interpret electrical diagrams, project plans, and specifications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality workmanship.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to work efficiently in a team environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Valid electrical qualifications, licenses, and certifications.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel.

We are looking to hire multiple candidates for this position. If you're interested please APPLY TODAY!

We are committed to equality of opportunity, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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