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Solar PV Installer

  • Location:

    Kent

  • Sector:

    HVAC

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Keen

  • Contact email:

    sarah@wr-hvac.com

  • Job ref:

    J6234101_1629911140

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installer - Kent/London and Surrounding.

£25-38,000 dependant on experience. (Open to installers who are new to industry and also, more senior engineers)

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installers, also known as PV installers, assemble, install and maintain solar panel systems on rooftops or other structures.

Job Overview:

As a solar panel installer, you will be responsible for installing and servicing solar panels on buildings and land to ensure they efficiently convert solar power into renewable energy. Most of your work as a solar panel installer will be outdoors and at height.

Duties:

* Assessing locations to ensure they are suitable for solar panels
* Measuring up areas for installation
* Making adjustments to building surfaces so panels fit and are adequately supported
* Installing and maintaining solar panels on homes, business premises or open land
* Connecting solar panels to an electrical system
* Grounding electrical equipment and checking wiring
* Adhering to strict health and safety guidelines
* Performing maintenance checks and fixing solar panels
* Using a variety of technical equipment and tools

Responsibilities:

* Assembling and installing panels, modules, and support structures in accordance with building codes
* Applying weather sealing to buildings or support mechanisms
* Checking the integrity of wiring, grounding, and electrical terminations
* Recommending proper installation of overcurrent, disconnect, surge suppression, and grounding equipment
* Designing customized PV systems that conform to the client's wishes
* Activating and testing PV systems to confirm functionality
* Monitoring and adjusting designs based on new building regulations
* Maintaining safe work practices

Necessary Skills & Qualifications:

* Minimum of 1 year of solar installation or similar experience
* General knowledge of electrical engineering principles
* Thorough understanding of building codes
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
* Ability to read and complete blueprints
* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance
* Valid driver's license

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