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Solar Inspector

Master Electricians Australia

Closing date 31 May 2022

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Inspector wanted to assist Master Electricians Australia (MEA) complete audit inspections of small-scale renewable energy scheme installations as per the Clean Energy Regulator (CER). Master Electricians Australia (MEA) is currently engaged by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) to coordinate and complete approximately 500 PV solar inspection per year nationwide.

Due to recent workload changes, we have an opening for a Inspector to assist us with Sydney Metropolitan inspections. These inspections will vary in number and location however the geographical spread of the inspections is across the greater Sydney region, from Newcastle to Campbelltown, and west through Penrith and the Blue Mountains. Inspectors appointed by MEA will comply with the following CER requirements:

  • have had sufficient training, and be aware of their responsibilities as an inspector
  • hold an unrestricted electrical license in the state or territory they are conducting inspections
  • hold CEC accreditation for the design and install of PV systems
  • have sufficient experience and knowledge of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 and Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 to critically examine system installations and prepare inspection reports, and
  • maintain a good reputation within their industry and act with honesty and integrity.

The successful person or company will need to comply with MEA’s policies and procedures for Inspections which include but no limited to

  • explaining the purpose and scope of the inspection to the occupier or their representative
  • obtain and retain consent of the owner or occupier to conduct an inspection
  • produce their identity card to the occupier or representative prior to commencing the inspection
  • comply with all requirements and conditions of their electrical license
  • comply with the law of NSW
  • examine and test the system and any wiring or equipment associated with the installation
  • take photographs of anything relevant to the installation
  • may make a video recording of the inspection
  • access the roof top cavity of the property to conduct the inspection, and
  • ask questions related to the design or installation of the system and the creation of certificates.

Remuneration for inspections vary due to location size and other variables but full details and a copy of the contract will be given to those interested parties who successfully pass preliminary screening. Please note, at this time we will only be considering applications from currently accredited inspectors, licensed by the CER. Proof of current CER-ID card will be required.