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Onshore HV Senior Authorised Person

Posted 35 days ago
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United Kingdom, Contract
Sectors:Offshore WindJob Reference: BH-6683
Ella Conway
Ella Conway


  • Fulfil the following roles in accordance with the Operational Safety Rules on systems up to 400kV:
  • Senior Authorised Person (L3)
  • Safety Coordinator
  • System Controller
  • Participate in all provided training and authorisation processes to achieve and maintain required authorisations
  • Take responsibility in ensuring Safety from The System is achieved and all required documentation is prepared and issued prior to all work commencing.
  • 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.
  • Support the Location/Responsible Manager in the development and production of all required Local Management Instructions.
  • Fully support the Location/Responsible Manager and coordinate the necessary documentation control procedures associated with operational safety rules.
  • Ensuring known status at all times.
  • Participate in onshore shift rotation and 24/7 callout rota during transitional phase of commissioning.


  • Arrange necessary Safety Documents for work on the 400kV, HVDC/OFTO and WFO plant & apparatus, working alongside National Grid Senior Authorised Persons and coordinate cross boundary activities via the Record of Inter System Safety Precaution (RISSP) process.
  • Coordinate Senior Authorised Person tasks/activities on and offshore.
  • Support the Location/Responsible Manager with the preparation of all site specific training, assessments and audits required for personnel to be authorised for works on the offshore wind farm
  • Support the Location/Responsible Manager with all offshore wind authorisation panels.
  • Support the Commissioning Manager with the specification and procurement of the approved tools and equipment that will be required to implement the operational safety rules.


  • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status within a Distribution Network Operator, National Grid or Offshore Wind Farm to 400kV.
  • Relevant technical education, for example, time served apprenticeship or similar with a HNC qualification (or equivalent) in an electrical engineering discipline.
  • IOSH/NEBOSH Certification.
  • Valid National Grid Persons (Substations) certification.

Other Requirements

  • Significant and demonstrable experience working in a similar capacity.
  • Proven track record in a client role
  • Fluent written and verbal English with good communication skills.
  • Self-starting with planning/coordination and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good standard of IT literacy (i.e. MS Office). Ability to produce project specific documentation as required to support the project and implementation of Company procedures.
  • Provide all standard Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) as required to perform your role.
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