SAP - Senior Authorised Person 132kV

Ref No. CLG11123698
Salary £575 - £625/day
Location United Kingdom
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (1-2 Years )
Job Status Open

Introduction

One of our Renewable Energy Operators is currently looking for a Senior Authorised Person, to be working on one of their offshore Wind Farm Projects, focusing on the Offshore Substation.

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SAP / Management

The Job

The Offshore HV Safety Engineer will be responsible for preparing the Offshore HV network to be taken under Safety Rules, whilst coordinating a small team of SAP`s to undertake the day to day tasks. They will also manage and coordinate ``Safety from the System`` on the Offshore High Voltage 132kV. Whilst also managing safety, the role will require close working relationships across internal departments and external suppliers.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Fulfill the role as a Safety Controller/Coordinator under the clients Safety Rules in a lead capacity
  • Taking responsibility in ensuring Safety from the System is achieved, prior to all work commencing. 
  • Arrange necessary Safety Permits for work on the Offshore Substation/Cable/WTG plant & apparatus and coordinate cross boundary activities with the Turbine Suppliers representatives.
  • Act as Control Person when required. 
  • Assess each job on a task by task basis; identifying all necessary precautions. 
  • Supervise Contractors and ensure use of correct PPE, equipment and working practices. 
  • Prepare/review Method Statements and Risk Assessments for work on site.
  • Manage and coordinate the necessary documentation control procedures associated with the Safety Rules; ensuring known status at all times.
  • Be flexible enough to undertake small packages of work when within individuals skill set.
  • Witness and sign off installation and commissioning activities to an agreed Quality Inspection Plan when required.
  • Write Commissioning Switching Programmes for the energisation of HV equipment. 
  • Plan and manage the work load for a small team of SAP`s Offshore.
  • Develop local approved procedures. 
  • Report all `near-miss` incidents. 
  • Participate in 24/7 call-out rota during transitional phase of commissioning. 
  • Deputise for Onshore HV Safety Engineer as and when required. 
  • Interface with Offshore Construction Management Team.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status within a Utility, Regional Electricity Company or Offshore Wind Farm to 132kV.
  • Electrically biased background, with knowledge of HV Equipment (including Control and Protection.)
  • Fluent written and verbal English with good communication skills.
  • Good standard of IT literacy (word, excel, Outlook etc.) 
  • All tickets required to work offshore-GWO Approved.

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