Operations and Maintenance Engineer

Operations and Maintenance Engineer.

Operations and Maintenance Engineer





Solar Project Managers

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This is an opportunity to join a trailblazer in the development and construction of top-tier complete solar power installations. This organization offers exceptional Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) as well as Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services on a global scale.

Having played a pioneering role in the renewable energy sector, this entity boasts a demonstrated history of securing more than 2.2 GWp in pipeline capacity and successfully erecting solar power facilities.

Built upon a rich heritage of German expertise in solar power plant planning and execution, the organization delivers state-of-the-art intelligent energy solutions designed to fuel the future and promote global decarbonization. Their sustainable, environmentally conscious solutions prioritize optimal energy production and efficiency, all while minimizing any potential harm to the planet.

From the initial conceptualization and implementation stages to the final operational integration, the organization delivers comprehensive support, ensuring unmatched results and peak efficiency.

At this organization, a team of skilled professionals collaborates to design optimal solutions with an eye toward a sustainable tomorrow. These seasoned experts continually expand their knowledge through research and vigilant monitoring of the latest advancements in the renewable energy landscape. Commitment to developing industry-leading, sustainable solutions for the benefit of upcoming generations remains a core objective for this entity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all operational aspects of solar energy facilities, in addition to performing other necessary tasks to ensure their optimal functioning.
  • Engage in performance monitoring using Monitoring Interface, Network Operator Interface, and Remote Power Plant Control (SCADA).
  • Diagnose faults, troubleshoot issues, and manage the activation/deactivation of DC modules, inverters, or the entire solar power system following established protocols.
  • Develop plans and execute the cleaning of photovoltaic modules.
  • Compile service reports while addressing both preventive and corrective actions.
  • Conduct site visits to the power plant for assigned tasks.
  • Generate comprehensive monthly/annual reports within the Operations & Maintenance domain.


  • Possess a higher education degree (preferably in electrical engineering).
  • Demonstrate a minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience within Operations & Maintenance of solar energy facilities (SEFs).
  • Exhibit proficiency in spoken and written English (B2/C1 level).
  • Display adeptness in comprehending technical diagrams, general layouts, and blueprints related to solar projects.
  • Showcase familiarity with operational and maintenance procedures concerning photovoltaic panels, encompassing direct current (DC) systems, medium voltage alternating current (AC) systems, and grid communications.
  • Hold knowledge about various SCADA systems.
  • Have practical experience in handling medium voltage (MV) switchgear.
  • Be capable of operating testing tools and equipment like thermal drones, IV curve tests, and insulation meters (Megger).
  • Apply analytical and diagnostic skills to troubleshoot problems.
  • Possess understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA regulations, and related directives.
  • Be acquainted with Microsoft Office applications.

Our Offer:

  • Opportunity for employment through either an employment contract or a B2B arrangement.
  • Support for Multisport card membership.
  • Access to private medical care.
  • Provision of fresh fruits in the office.
  • Enjoyment of coffee and tea provisions.
  • Complimentary office parking.

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Louis Cheesewright

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