UCS Solar

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Welcome to UCS Solar, a division of the UCS Sustainability and a key part of the overall UCS Group (UCS).

UCS Solar is a national provider of rooftop and ground mounted solar solutions for commercial sites.

UCS Solar is able to support customers through multiple offices across Victoria and NSW, and expanding into QLD in late 2019. We offer comprehensive and leading expertise, including full-service solar installation and emerging tech.

With environmental challenges being so prominent, and clean energy production in such high demand, we are ready to support industry grow and evolve; and UCS will grow along with it.

With more than 20 years’ experience working in electricity and energy, we pride ourselves on innovation in the solar sector, providing a complete end to end works program, with a hassle-free increase in efficiency and a reduction in risk to our customers.

We can also partner with your existing suppliers, undertaking sections of work, if this is more suitable – we are flexible to best serve you, our customer. Should you need any support with your sustainability related project in terms of energy or demand management, please contact us.

SERVICES

We take pride in our company and employees – we are innovative and lead the industry. We have depots across Victoria and NSW, enabling our solar teams to have access to renewable customer projects across the eastern states.

Our services and capabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Rooftop solar
  • Ground mounted solar
  • Batteries
  • Design & drafting
  • Civil works
  • Electric cabling, construction & jointing
  • Warehousing, procurement & logistics
  • Workforce management & dispatch
  • Full audit compliance management

Our core capabilities span all stages of the asset lifecycle, from feasibility and engineering studies through design and drafting, and electrical construction and incorporating full warehousing, procurement and logistics.

In the ever-evolving solar sector, we are ready to design and deliver whatever project challenges you throw at us – and whilst we excel in complete project management, we are always flexible to supply exactly what services our customer’s need – in full or in part.

KEY CUSTOMERS

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KEY PEOPLE

Craig Wilson

National Manager – Solar

Craig joined UCS in 2018 and provides design and project management services for commercial customers within the solar and sustainability market.

He has over 25 years’ operations management and project management experience, at national and state levels, in electrical, telecommunications, gas and water networks, as well as industrial services and HVAC.

He is a dynamic, high performance, results driven Manager with a hands-on leadership style and an excellent track record of strategic thinking, service delivery, customer satisfaction, team building, and workplace safety.

Frank Cernoia

Delivery & Technical Services Manager

Frank is an energy professional with over 30 years in the electrical industry.

His major expertise is in solar design, commissioning and installation of utility scale installations, most recently on a 124Mw project in Queensland. He also has deep experience in technical design, coordination and project management of large-scale solar installations.

Frank is experienced in the design and integration of energy efficiency, reduction and management projects on high consumption sites.

His work on renewable energy systems utilising technologies such as solar and carbon mitigation includes regulatory approvals and engineering-based planning with proponents and national DNSP, as well as formulating ROI reports, NPV analysis and leasing options.

Frank has a Masters of Energy from UQ St Lucia, Brisbane, and is a qualified electrical contractor, accredited CEC Design and Install – on rid and Off Grid.

Glenn Tilley

Project Delivery Manager

Glenn is an experienced Technical Manager with a background in the mining, oil and gas, small scale and utility solar PV sectors. Glenn is a qualified electrician with CEC design and install accreditation and holds a Diploma of Project Management. He is highly regarded for ensuring safe and efficient operations, achieving results and targets within cost and production timelines. He is skilled at training and mentoring employees, planning and assigning work, and maintaining quality standards. As an experienced and goal-oriented professional, the UCS Solar team relies on his ability to provide exceptional service to our customers, while complying with all regulatory requirements.

Sonia Miranda

Project Engineer

Sonia has a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Western Australia and three years of experience in Design and Engineering. Sonia is responsible for the design of grid connected solar PV systems incorporating construction project layouts, panel schedules/configuration and electrical schematics. She takes initial system concept ideas and turns them into fully detailed construction ready designs. Working on industrial, commercial, retail and utility scale solar projects, Sonia has a steady pipeline of diverse projects to design for the UCS Solar business.

Owen Dransfield

National Design Manager

Owen has recently joined UCS in 2019 and provides design services for commercial customers within the solar and sustainability market.

He has over 10 years design and project management experience, at national and state levels, in electrical, and renewables projects from commercial installations through to utility scale solar and wind farms.

Owen has proven experience leading large teams for safe, on time, on budget outcomes, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics).

Ron Taylor

Contracts Co-Ordinator

Ron is a strong leader with an extensive spread of skills across all areas of operations management in utilities and services industries. He is experienced in contract management, commercial operations, process innovations, project management, change management, corporate services and general operational management.

JOIN OUR TEAM

Want to join us at UCS Solar? We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and diverse work environment for all employees, subcontractors, customers and visitors. At UCS we have a very inclusive and caring working culture and would love for you to join our community of more than 200 employees and specialty subcontractors across Australia.

UCS encourages women to join our team in any role.

See below for our current opportunities.

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TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR NEXT PROJECT

T (03) 5434 4000

E info@ucs.com.au

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UCS Solar a division of UCS Group national provider of rooftop and ground mounted solar solutions for commercial sites