HV Maintenance Technician – UK or Ireland

April 19, 2024
£43000 - £43000

Job Description

Astute’s Renewables team is partnering with a global leader in the renewable energy landscape to recruit for a HV Maintenance Technician.

The HV Maintenance Technician role comes with a starting salary of 43,000 plus bonus scheme and pension scheme including salary sacrifice.

If you’re Electrically qualified and you are looking to work for an organisation that offers a great team working environment and career progression opportunities, then upload your CV to apply today.

Responsibilities and duties

Reporting to the HV Operations Manager you will:

  • Performing commissioning and testing of High Voltage and Low Voltage electrical equipment including transformers, switchgear and cables.
  • Electrical testing, inspection and fault finding.
  • Carrying out maintenance to High Voltage and Low Voltage equipment.
  • Managing and authorising permits for High Voltage switching and isolations.
  • Changing High Voltage components like switchgear and transformers where required.
  • Write risk assessments, method statements and other documentations.
  • Adhere to health and safety standards at all times.

Professional qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Strong understanding of HV Electrical Networks, HV and LV protection systems and able to program protection relays.
  • Is SAP (Senior Authorised Person)
  • Aware and adheres to UK electrical regulations and standards.
  • Competent in installing HV and LV equipment, cable jointing and terminations.
  • Able to write reports, risk assessments, method statements and other reports.
  • Experienced in electrical fault finding and relay interrogation.
  • Qualified to HND/HNC standards in Electrical Engineering, Testing and Inspection, Installation or other electrically biased course.
  • Experienced in Electrical Commissioning, especially commissioning High Voltage components and equipment.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence is essential due to the travelling and often rural nature of the role.
  • Ideally holding relevant health and safety certifications.
  • Able to use MS office packages and competent at using computers.

Personal skills

The HV Maintenance Technician role would suit someone who is:

  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work at heights.
  • Able and willing to travel across the UK and Ireland with overnight stays(during the week).
  • A good communicator and comfortable working with other partners, customers, DNOs etc.
  • Keen to learn new skills, obtain new certifications or training.
  • Able to write reports and other documents where needed.

Salary and benefits of the HV Maintenance Technician role

  • Basic salary of 43,000
  • Annual bonus, and overtime x1.5
  • Work vehicle access
  • 33 days annual leave, bank holidays in lieu
  • Pension


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Astute is also committed to the government’s Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.