Mar 22, 2024

Senior Authorised Person (132kv - UKPN)

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  • England, UK

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Senior Authorised Person on a 6 month Contract, based in Various sites across the East of England. THIS ROLE IS OUTSIDE IR35. Role Summary : As a Senior Authorised Person you will be part of our substation build team working on UKPN's 11kV, 33kV & 132kV Distribution Network. Your role will supporting client projects, delivering substation build and refurbishment works across the East of England including design, project management, on site cable installation, building construction, jointing, switchgear installation, bunding, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition. As the Senior Authorised Person your responsibilities will include: * Provide technical support for the project teams * Have an in depth knowledge of the client Distribution Safety Rules * Development and implementation of Safety documentation including liaison with outage planning * Preparation of switching schedules via the PowerOn software application. * Isolate and Earth High Voltage apparatus and put people to work via a Permit to Work * Issue Sanction for Test and undertake required testing * Issue Limitation of Access documents where required * Monitor the progress of sites under his operational charge to ensure full compliance with the current UKPN Distribution Safety Rules * Where required attend Client progress meetings, pre-start meetings and client audits. * Identify and resolve operational issues raised on site * Provide technical and operational support for projects at a concept stage to ensure robust, cost effective build solutions. * Support and mentor other members of the team to enhance their technical knowledge * Assist/Review in the creation of project outage programmes * Ensure full compliance on projects with all client procedures and current legislation * Encourage and integrate innovation and cost-effective working methods across the contract Skills & Knowledge Requirements * A proven track record of working on and around the High Voltage distribution network * Sound understanding of engineering policy, procedure and legislation in addition to sound decision making skills. * Strong interpersonal skills. * Able to identify and develop processes within operations to improve out puts and measure success. * The ability to communicate and engage with internal and external stakeholders. * Competent 11kV, 33kV or 132kV SAP on an established DNO Distribution Network * Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing * Knowledge of current legislation relating to Health, Safety and Environment. * Ability to work within budget and within programmed timescales. * Ability to work within a team environment including clients, designers and project staff

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