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Senior Authorised Person

  • Job reference: 932728
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 24/11/2020

What is the Role?

Due to continued growth and exciting development plans in the HV sector, we have the opportunity for a Senior Authorised Person to join a team in Swindon covering the Central Region. Your role will be to plan, design, organise, control and monitor all types of construction and maintenance work on LV/HV networks up to 11kV and associated plant and equipment, including complex design, commissioning and fault diagnosis in accordance with safety and customer requirements, ensuring that all works are completed to time and budget.

As a Senior Authorised Person (SAP), you'll 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'll have strong communication skills, with the ability to deliver technical training and advice to less-experienced colleagues. You'll also use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct and indirect labour, as well as Contractors. Finally, you'll also develop relationships with potential customers in order to secure profitable HV contracting business.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you'll be an experienced SAP and have a good knowledge of a wide range of High Voltage plant and equipment. You'll be familiar with private HV and Distribution Networks, combined with a good working knowledge of High Voltage Protection Relays, Telecontrol Systems, wiring and schematic diagrams.

You'll have a proven track record in the electrical contracting industry either as an Engineer or as a Contracts Supervisor with supervisory experience in a practical environment. You should have a minimum HNC qualification (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering and be in possession of an IOSH (Institution of Safety and Health) Managing Safely certificate (or equivalent experience).


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.