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High Voltage - Senior Authorised Person vacancy in Milton Keynes/Home Based (211jc)

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Location: Milton Keynes/Home Based
Region: London and South East, Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland, South West, Wales
Salary: Exceptional Salary
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Construction, Engineering, Renewable Energy
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client who are a leading Green Energy solutions provider is currently seeking a High Voltage (HV) – Senior Authorised Person (SAP) to join their team.

This role is highly varied and requires a flexible approach to work to ensure the successful completion of time critical work for clients. Typical voltage range is 11kV/33kV but may include up to 66kV/132kv. Senior Authorised Persons will oversee and involve themselves in maintenance, repair, installation, and commissioning works with extensive high voltage IDNO networks. As a Senior Authorised Person be able to work autonomously and be totally focused on the tasks at hand.

As a Senior Authorised Person (SAP), you will be passionate about safety and will promote this throughout your team and to all Contractors on site, comfortably challenging any unsafe behaviours or attitudes. You will have strong communication skills, with the ability to deliver technical training and advice to less-experienced colleagues. You will also use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct and indirect labour, as well as Contractors.

Therefore, the role will be:
• EHV Senior Authorised Persons are required to ensure the delivery of a number of key client’s projects.
• Experience of EHV and HV project delivery, EHV and HV maintenance and protection work is essential.
• The successful applicants will predominately be working on private networks, carrying out maintenance and protection works to the customer’s specifications.
• Operational responsibility for all maintenance, repairs, installations, and commissioning work for clients within a designated area on overhead and underground networks from LV to 33kv level
• Planning and organising scopes of work on behalf of clients.
• Liaising with clients to ensure shutdown duration and procedures are understood and agreed.
• Responsible for the delivery of all HV projects, maintenance and protection works.
• Issuing of safety documents on private network EHV and HV OHL & UG networks
• Switching on private network EHV and HV OHL & UG networks
• Responsible for the effective resourcing of labour, tools, and equipment necessary to complete all assigned works.
• Required to perform standby duties for fault response and emergency situation on a rota basis.
• Familiar with private HV and Distribution Networks, combined with a good working knowledge of High Voltage Protection Relays, Telecontrol Systems, wiring and schematic diagrams.

To be eligible for this role you will need the following:
• HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
• Previous experience as an HV OHL & UG SAP
• Previous experience on HV DNO and private networks
• Senior authorisation up to and including 66kV.
• Minimum 5 years electrical experience of distribution systems at 11 – 132kV
• Minimum 2 years switching experience.
• To have a proven track record operating as an SAP in hands on capacity from within a recognised utility or HV power contractor, or a client side DNO
• Senior Authorised Persons must conduct themselves with authority and confidence.
• Full UK driving licence as extensive travel will be involved.

The ideal candidate would be someone who has experience in working with very high voltage and is able to hit the ground running.

In return, they are offering an excellent starting salary, company vehicle, fuel card, mobile phone, laptop, as well as overtime for on-call hours at weekends and Bank Holidays.

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