HV Senior Authorised Person

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable generation. Due to Continuing success within these sectors and expansion leads to this vacancy. Operating on high voltage systems up to 132KV we are looking for a dedicated SAP who will be able to attend sites all over the UK to carryout switching in order to achieve safety from the system and issue safety documents to our installation and commission staff.

►   Key Duties:

  • Plan and carry out work in a safe manner, adhering to health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Liaison with clients, consultants and their representatives to ensure safe working practices.
  • Attending site to carry out HV switching operations in accordance with our electrical distribution safety rules.Issuing of
  • safety documents.
  • Identifying and spiking of cable circuits including fault location.
  • Testing of cable circuits.
  • Assist project and commissioning engineers with HV testing when required.
  • Oversee and mentor junior engineers, competent persons and authorised persons who are working towards SAP status.
  • Manage interfaces between Powersystems and client / DNO SAP’s.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications & experience:

  • Experience with a utility or in electrical contracting as a Senior Authorised Person.
  • A minimum of HNC in Electrical engineering or similar discipline.
  • Have a good technical knowledge of HV switchgear, both current and obsolete equipment.
  • Flexible and organised to manage workload to meet deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications
  • Pension contribution
  • Private health insurance
  • Company car or car allowance scheme

The role will require work away from home, at sites throughout the UK.

Powersystems is an independently owned business and as such has a keen interest in the wellbeing of all its employees, encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some of our approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.