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Trainee Technical Field Operative

Based in Dorset - will be working on-sites around the UK

Job Summary:

We are in search of a Trainee Technical Field Engineer to join our dynamic team. This role is pivotal in ensuring the successful installation and optimisation of solar mounting systems. This is a field-based role were you will be conducting on-site testing works (test piling), site inspections, on-site remedial works, and much more.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, a keen eye for detail and a technical approach. Full training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

On-Site Operations:

  • Conduct on-site inspections and undertake or oversee remedial works as necessary.

  • Perform on-site testing, including pile testing.

  • Generate comprehensive reports for clients detailing project findings and recommendations.


Collaboration and Support:

  • Provide assistance to different departments as required

  • Support the Operations Manager in various tasks to ensure smooth project execution.

Customer Relations:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through effective communication and problem-solving.

Research and Development:

  • Conduct product testing to assess suitability and performance.

  • Record data accurately and produce reports to detail findings.

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel and overnight stays are required for project assignments.

Person Specification:

  • We are looking for someone with a strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and able to adopt a pragmatic approach.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities; able to engage with site teams in a constructive and informative manner.

  • Excellent organisational, research and multitasking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Physically fit to meet the demands of the job.

  • Willing to work in all weather conditions.

  • Willing to work overtime to meet the demand of the business.

  • A professional appearance.

  • This role involves driving and operating different machinery, and a willingness to undertake training courses is essential.

Experience in a similar role is preferred but not necessary as all training will be provided to the successful candidate.



  • Mechanical/Engineering knowledge and experience is required.

  • Previous experience in construction or similar work preferred.

  • Previous experience in solar developments or related industries preferred.

  • A valid and clean UK drivers licence.

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