HV Senior Authorised Person - North West England - Home Based

HV Senior Authorised Person - North West England - Home Based

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £75,000

  • Contact:

    Harry Davies

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Harry Davies

The Opportunity 

A fantastic oppoprtunity for a Senior Authorised Person to join a leading multinational renewable energy IPP. The successful candidate will work on Offshore and Onshore assets across a mutli technolgy portfolio. The position is home based with travel and on call as necessary. 

The Role

  • Taking a lead role in ensuring safety from the system on managed offshore transmission assets, including but not limited to:
    • Preparing, issuing and cancelling safety documents
    • Carrying out switching, isolation and earthing duties
    • Acting as Control Engineer
    • Preparing switching schedules
    • Delivering competent person training
    • Managing the interface between transmission system boundaries with Generator and NETSO as required
    • Producing and reviewing method statements and risk assessments
    • Producing maintenance plans for HV equipment
    • Maintaining the asset register
    • Management and/or delivery of planned and unplanned maintenance activities on electrical equipment
    • Producing final reports
  • Competency and skills to:
    • Collate site and SCADA information to facilitate effective decision making in delivering fault identification and rectification
    • Project manage offshore activities
    • Lead an offshore team in the execution of the works
  • On-Call: the SAP is expected to participate in a call out rota to provide emergency response outside of normal working hours and w.e.s
  • The role also includes the following responsibilities:
    • Support the production and review of relevant procedures, processes and technical literature
    • Support as required other onshore projects of the wider UK project portfolio 

The Person 

  • Working knowledge of UK Health & Safety legislation
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working under HV Safety Rules
  • Good knowledge of HV equipment including cables, transformers and switchgears (GIS and AIS)
  • LV & HV fault finding and analysis
  • Experience of the offshore wind industry
  • Current (within last 12 months) experience working in a Senior Authorised Person at 132 kV / 400kV
  • Experience of electrical networks from LV to 400 kV
  • Experience of using Scada systems for the purpose of remote monitoring and interrogation of assets
  • Previously Senior Authorised / Authorised Person with a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) or National Grid (evidence of previous authorisations required)
  • Experience of HV systems up to 132 kV / 400kV and associated equipment and protection systems
  • Experience of working in multidiscipline teams
  • A HND in electrical engineering, or equivalent qualification, but proven working background in HV electricity
  • GWO Training (desirable, however full training will be given)
  • Hold a full clean driving licence