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Careers at British Solar Renewables

Though we may not always have open vacancies, the BSR group is keen to hear from talented individuals. If you are interested in working with us then do send a CV & cover letter to & we will bear relevant individuals in mind for future opportunities.

Below is a list of roles we currently have available:

Salary £22,000 to £27,000 per annum

We currently have a permanent full time vacancy for an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Operative who will be responsible for successful and safe delivery of O&M planned and reactive maintenance activities, on a portfolio of utility scale solar PV plants, in support of O&M Service Technicians.

Although our head office is located in Somerset, this permanent role is based in Broxted, across various sites in the East region of the UK and requires availability for weekend on-call duties and the occasional head office visit.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out planned and reactive maintenance activities relating to grounds, fences, security systems, mounting systems, enclosures, buildings, access tracks, cable management systems and aspects of the solar parks;
  • Inspection and testing activities in line with good practice, manufacturer’s instructions and contract requirements;
  • Planning and executing preventative maintenance and rectification works in line with agreed Risk Assessments and Method Statements and H&S Policies;
  • Supporting the O&M Service Technicians.

Desired skills, experience and qualifications

  • Highly desirable previous experience in:
    • Construction site operative, with M&E and plant room installation experience;
    • Plant maintenance experience;
  • Thorough approach, detailed record keeper with good situational awareness;
  • Team player and good communicator;
  • Ability to stay motivated and being productive while lone working with little supervision;
  • Enthusiasm for continuing development, learning and incremental improvement;
  • Health and Safety awareness and qualifications, for example CSCS, SSSTS including valid first aid ticket;
  • Sufficient physical fitness for working on your feet all day, with most days involving walking several miles around the solar parks and lifting equipment and components;
  • Clean Driving Licence.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 13th April 2017.

Please send a covering letter and your CV to

CAD Engineer (EPC), Butleigh, Somerset

Salary £30-35,000 pa, dependent on experience

Our Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) team currently have a permanent full time CAD Engineer’s position at our offices in Somerset.

This role will liaise closely with all British Solar Renewable’s departments to produce designs and drawings including: civil, mechanical and electrical systems schematics, solar PV plant and energy storage system layouts and associated reports or data throughout project lifecycles and produce detailed design packs for Technical Due Diligence.

A background of Computer Aided Design (CAD) which includes the drafting of construction drawings, calculations and schematics is essential. Structural or architectural design experience would be an advantage; experience of large-scale Solar PV design is not essential.

Experienced in the coordination of projects, good organisation, efficiency and thoroughness, as well as being versatile with excellent attention to detail and a structured approach to document management, record keeping and communications are all a must.

Overall, applicants must have a positive outlook, be a team player with a sense of humour but have the ability to manage their workload and keep their head down during busy times.

We will be moving from our current office in Butleigh to a new HQ based in Somerset during May 2017.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 13th April 2017

Please send a covering letter and your CV to

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