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Job Ref:  204632196
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Kent
City:  Kent
Post Code:  TN23
Salary:  £35000 - £50000/annum
07/10/2016 02:21
910601 - Technician - Senior Authorised Person

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Technician - Senior Authorised Person, based in the Kent Area.

Job Description

Delivery of electrical transmission assets maintenance management.

* Authorised Operator of all high-voltage systems.
* Day-to-day maintenance operations of on shore and offshore substations.
* Co-ordination and communication with third parties.
* Co-ordination of inter-system operational and safety procedures with NGET.
* Control of operational procedures related to energisation and de-energisation of all assets.
* Act as the Safety representative.
* Certifying/mentoring authorised/competent persons to operate on the wind farm.
* Implementing and administering the Electrical Safety Rules for work activities.
* Senior Authorised Person to 33kV under Safety Rules.
* Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements where required.
* Achieve Authorised Person to 150kV under Safety Rules.
* Production and issue of safety documentation to enable HV asset maintenance.
* Liaison with the Control Engineer.
* Undertake High Voltage switching to achieve "safety from the system".
* Respond to system alarms and outages in a timely manner.
* Carry out inspections as required.
* Planning, co-ordination and supervision of sub-contracted personnel.
* Report all activities to the Maintenance Manager for inclusion into the weekly/monthly report.
* Participation in an on call roster.

Skills and Experience

* Able to accommodate weekend, night working and extended hours.
* Issue permits for works up 33kV and be approved as Authorised Person up to 150kV under safety rules.
* Excellent safety awareness.
* Full driving licence.
* Able to complete climbing and offshore survival training.
* Be able to accommodate weekend, night working and extended hours.
* Experience of working in a high voltage substation environment.
* Able to complete climbing and offshore survival training.
* Team leader essential.
* Initiative and ability to work un-supervised.
* Willing to develop skills/training as required.

This is a permanent position.

The salary for this position is £35,000 - £50,000 + annual bonus, pension and overtime.

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 910601
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