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Senior Authorised Person

  • Job reference: 918123
  • Location: Wick, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Offshore Wind, Renewable Energy
  • Date posted: 06/02/2018

Our client is an Energy company who are a involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, in the production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and in other energy services.

Currently looking to hire a Senior Authorised Person to maintain the safety of persons working on or near a high and low voltage electrical network. To ensure safe and effective energisation of new & existing Wind Farm assets in accordance with the project milestones.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

  • Previously authorised as a 33kV SAP - essential
  • Offshore Wind Farm experience - essential
  • Managing the Safety from the System requirement for aWind Farm in accordance with the Operational Safety Rules and associated procedures
  • Formulisation of energisation plan and commissioning switching schedules
  • Setting up contractor familiarisation and training courses - Competent Person, etc
  • Assisting the engineering department in the creation of the operational philosophy docu-ments
  • Participating in design reviews
  • Creation of specific procedures for WTG energisation
  • Attending FAT's and SAT's as required
  • Monitoring of contractors construction, installation and commissioning activities
  • Assisting the Lead SAP/Commissioning Manager as required

Personal Attributes / Competencies

  • Assists with managing the site and team, founded on mutual trust, respect and collaboration
  • Picks up and manages any conflicts and acts swiftly, consistently treating people with re-spect and dignity
  • Is pro-active and makes prompt and appropriate decisions, even when under pressure and with limited information
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with Principle Contractors, Contractors, Package managers and other internal & external stakeholders.
  • Be a team player.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 918123.


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