Position: Senior Authorised Person
Salary: GBP40201 - GBP53096 per annum + Car/Cash Allowance
Ref: 522777_1574762356
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Based from our Plymouth office - location of work Cornwall, Devon and Somerset

Salary: £40,201 to £53,096 plus Company Car or Cash Allowance, Overtime + Standby plus Excellent Benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 

Our Role

Due to our growing and developing plans in the HV sector, we have a new opportunity for an experienced 11kV Senior Authorised Person to join our HV Contracting business serving Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.

As the successful candidate, you will be working on LV/HV networks and associated plant as well as providing technical support during early sales engagement. In this role you will undertake full SAP operational duties ranging from operational switching, network control and creating and implementing protection settings. There will also be a requirement to provide project management expertise across a range of HV Projects.

Your Skills and Experience

You'll ideally be an experienced Senior Authorised Person on HV systems up to 11kV, with extensive operational experience on a diverse range of HV and LV systems, and accredited to the standards set by a UK licensed Distribution Network Operator. Experience and authorisation up to 33kV would be advantageous but not essential. You'll be familiar with, and comply with, all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports, with proven expertise in complex site project and contract management. In addition, you'll have extensive knowledge of Switching and Network Control as well as the construction, commissioning and operation of electrical plant and equipment on all types of HV systems, including complex protection schemes and grading studies. 

Passionate about safety, you 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 will use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct labour and from Contractors.

A full UK driving licence is also essential to enable you to cover the area.  

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance