Careers

Home / About Us / Careers

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 and cover letter to hr@britishrenewables.com and we will keep relevant individuals in mind for future opportunities.

Below is a list of roles we currently have available:

Title:                 Operations and Maintenance – Service Technician

Reports to:       Regional Operations Manager

Location:         Cambridgeshire / Suffolk

Salary:             Competitive plus company vehicle

Benefits:           Pension, private health, life insurance, childcare vouchers

 

BSR are a leading provider of expert services in the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) marketplace with a reputation we are proud of.  Our business is run in a responsible, transparent and ethical way where safety dominates everything we do – our mantra is ‘home safe – every day’.

We are looking to recruit an O&M Service Technician in the Cambridge or Suffolk areas.  The successful candidate must be willing to travel to various sites across the east of the UK.

This role is responsible for the successful and safe delivery of O&M planned and reactive maintenance activities on a portfolio of utility scale solar PV plants.

Duties of the role:

Duties include planned and reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution, and reporting.  This is a permanent role and will require availability for weekend on-call duties.

  • Planned preventative maintenance of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Reactive maintenance interventions and fault diagnosis of electrical, auxiliary, communications, mechanical, structural and security systems;
  • Inspections, information gathering and records keeping;
  • Completion of job sheets, stock control;
  • Access and security control;
  • H&S policy adherence and supporting the further development of the system;
  • Adherence to and supporting the further development of the BSR Quality Management System;
  • Supervision of sub-contractors, suppliers and visitors to sites;
  • Self-lead and classroom based training.

 

 

Experience and qualifications:

  • At least five years technical experience as a qualified electrician (17th edition) or electrical engineer;
  • Inspection and maintenance experience and qualifications (C&G 2391 or 2394/5);
  • Solar PV installation and maintenance experience (including systems over 50kWp and G59/3) and qualifications (C&G 2372 or C&G 2399 or equivalent);
  • Experience and training with central PV Inverters (i.e. Ingeteam, Gamesa, ABB, Sungrow, Emerson etc.) and Power Electronic PV inverters is highly desirable;
  • Experience and training with HV switchgear and systems is highly desirable;
  • Health and Safety awareness (e.g. ECS and/or SSSTS) including valid first aid ticket;
  • Experience of working remotely without close supervision;
  • Attention to detail and can-do attitude;
  • Team player and good communicator;
  • Strong technical understanding and ability to explain and resolve faults;
  • Enthusiasm for continuing development and learning;
  • Clean Driving Licence.

 

Applicants must be able to work in the UK.

 

Please apply by submitting a covering letter and CV via the following link

https://britishrenewables.breathehr.com/v/1Fhnq7BrHAeB_ChRonnWyA

 

 

Title:                          Quality, Safety, Health & Environmental Advisor

Reports to:               Group Head of Quality, Safety, Health, Environment and IMS

Remuneration:       Salary dependent on experience, 25 days annual leave, pension, healthcare, life cover

Location:                  BSR Group HQ and various sites throughout the UK

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Group Head of Quality Safety Health Environment & IMS; this role is a mixture of 60% office based providing support to the group H&S function with various tasks including auditing, supporting operational teams with client requests, being the point of knowledge for QSHE as a specialism, collating monthly statistics and promoting the behavioural safety program – ‘Everyone Safe Always’. Site based activities make up 40% of this role and including carrying out QSHE Audits, inspections and other activities as required within the appointed business units within the BSR Group.

This is a role for an experienced health and safety professional with at least 5 years’ experience in the construction industry; having worked within a Main Contractor and is able to show a comprehensive understanding of CDM processes, procedures, regulations, related working knowledge of Construction Phase Plans; with a strong knowledge of electrical safe systems of work, including Low and High voltage. This knowledge base will be vital when completing your duties, being organised and having knowledge of business management processes would also be an advantage.

The nature of this role requires flexibility for extensive travel from the office at Shepton Mallet to our various sits and location with a requirement to occasionally to stay away from home.  A company vehicle will be provided.

Duties of the Role

  • Support, develop and report on the implementation and effectiveness of the Integrated Management System within the appointed business units of the BSR Group.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the various business specific IMS documents needed within the appointed business units of the BSR Group.
  • Provide reviews and updates on QSHE performance and progress towards achieving goals and targets
  • Conduct and deliver company the QSHE audit program
  • Support the maintenance, implementation of specific business unit documentation in relation to the comprehensive IMS that meets the needs and requirements of the business, while satisfying the requirements of ISO:9001, 45001, 50001 and 14001
  • Demonstrate through effective delivery and high standards Implement the QSHE business strategy, encompassing the business needs to identify areas for continual improvement and develop new initiatives
  • Take the lead in accident/incident investigations and facilitate communication of accident/incident investigation findings
  • Ensure external 3rd party audits are supported where requested
  • Advise the Group Head of QSHE & IMS of any non-conformances and/or risks to the business resulting from audit findings
  • Provide QSHE Monthly management reports
  • Provide professional and accurate advice to the business
  • Maintain personal skills and competencies, keeping up to date with legal requirements and best practice as a professional
  • Providing support and advice on the maintenance/use of the QSHE web-based QSHE systems
  • Liaise with local authorities and enforcement bodies to ensure the company is not subject to any enforcement action
  • Development of new and management of existing business continuity plans of the appointed business units within the BSR Group
  • Communicate clearly and professionally at all times.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

Essential

  • NEBOSH Diploma with at least 3 years applied experience
  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Member of IOSH with a view of working towards Chartered
  • Knowledge and understanding of Low and High Voltage Rules, and Safe Systems of Work
  • Forward thinking and pragmatic
  • Self-efficient who can manage work load/prioritise against business need
  • Forward thinking; ability to engage others and obtain buy-in
  • Clean and valid UK driving licence

Desirable

  • Experience of working within the Solar industry
  • Experience and/or knowledge of 45001 implementation

 

Competencies required for this role:

  • Action Oriented
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Composed individual
  • A good judgement of others

Please apply by uploading a covering letter and your CV via the following link: https://britishrenewables.breathehr.com/v/jIlX418M3LE2WGp4aIkp5g

Title:                 Operations and Maintenance – Maintenance Operative (Yeovil, Somerset area)

Reports to:       Regional Operations Manager

Location:         Various locations across England and Wales

Salary:             Competitive plus company vehicle

Benefits:           Pension, private health, life insurance, childcare vouchers

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

Although our head office is located in Somerset, this permanent role will be based across various solar farm sites in the England and Wales.  It is expected that the successful candidate will normally be working on site and the role will require some 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, panel cleaning and other 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

  • Previous experience in:
    • Construction site operative, with M&E and plant room installation experience; and/or
    • 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.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply, please upload a covering letter and CV via the following link https://britishrenewables.breathehr.com/v/GcjPn9XE0FvQK62JScbUCg

Title:                 Operations and Maintenance – Maintenance Operative (Swindon, Wiltshire area)

Reports to:       Regional Operations Manager

Location:         Various locations across England and Wales

Salary:             Competitive plus company vehicle

Benefits:           Pension, private health, life insurance, childcare vouchers

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

Although our head office is located in Somerset, this permanent role will be based across various solar farm sites in the England and Wales.  It is expected that the successful candidate will normally be working on site and the role will require some 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, panel cleaning and other 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

  • Previous experience in:
    • Construction site operative, with M&E and plant room installation experience; and/or
    • 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.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

To apply, please upload a covering letter and CV via the following link https://britishrenewables.breathehr.com/v/GcjPn9XE0FvQK62JScbUCg

Send Your CV

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
    You may upload pdf files or MS Word documents here