Technical Asset Manager

Recruiter
Girling Jones Limited
Location
Exeter
Salary
£30k - £35k pa + Package
Posted
04 May 2017
Expires
13 May 2017
Technical Asset Manager Technical Asset Manager required to join a successful nationwide renewable energy company. Girling Jones require a Technical Asset Manager to join a business offering diverse opportunities within the solar industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a structured and growing company. Your new position Reporting to the Head of Assets, you will be responsible for the Operational and HSE performance of the business as well as contractual performance. You will oversee a number of solar parks to maximise production and produce savings through close liaison and management of performance and budgets. Responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of the site management for a portfolio of solar parks in the UK to protect and enhance their value. - Tracking and managing the key performance indicators - Understanding the main causes of downtime for each solar park and following up proactively with contractors to maximise performance - Manage the performance through regular reviews and meetings Holding regular reviews and meetings with all service contractors - Meeting and exceeding performance guarantees such as availability, and performance ratio - Health, safety and environmental performance and compliance with the site H&S plan - Relevant Health and Safety standards, legislation and good industry practice - Response time for corrective maintenance and effective technical resolution of equipment failures - Preventative maintenance and Remediation of defects - Providing operational and HSE commentary and reviewing operational KPIs prepared by performance analyst - Carrying out and issuing inspection reports and tracking remediation of defects by the contractors - Liaising with the grid network operator and management of the grid connection agreement for each site under management - Recommend technical, design and contractual improvements with support from the Performance Analyst as appropriate to enhance the performance of the sites (e.g. MWh and PR) - Contributing to the preparation of tender documents - Supporting other business development/project origination activities as necessary including the drafting, review and negotiation of service contracts What you'll need to succeed - Proven experience of 3 year within the electrical industry - Proven experience of successfully managing the performance of operational assets - Good technical knowledge of electricity generation and solar park technology in particular - Competent when dealing with quality standards, best practice procedures, technical specifications and regulatory requirements - A self-starter with a passion for the renewable energy industry - Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport quickly and develop long-term relationships with all stakeholder groups - Ability to understand and manage client expectations and deliver high quality service - Able to work with minimum supervision when interfacing with stakeholders - A robust and resilient character with the ability to operate optimally within a fast-paced, private equity-backed environment - Willing to travel frequently What you'll get in return In return a market leading salary plus package The next step? Click apply for an immediate call back or contact Adele at Girling Jones for a full detailed brief on the role. Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.