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Senior Authorised Person (66kV)

Posted 18 days ago
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United Kingdom, Contract
Sectors:Offshore WindJob Reference: BH-6752
Ella Conway
Ella Conway

Job Description

  • Carry out HV switching operations to provide safety from the system under the electrical safety rules
  • Carry out 66kv Turbine maintenance activities
  • Provide SAP coverage at substations for work activities
  • Support HV Control Room
  • To be part of a HV & Transmissions Systems and or/Site Teams of Authorised Persons and Senior Authorised Persons who will cover all high & low voltage maintenance work both scheduled and unscheduled as required within the Wind Farm
  • To operate the High & Low Voltage (HV/LV) Network in a safe and controlled manner, including providing safety from the HV/LV Network for working parties under his/her control in accordance with electrical safety rules
  • Supporting the Operations Site Management, including the Offshore Transmission asset Owners (OFTO), regarding reporting and being available for duty standby cover
  • Maintain an understanding of the energy asset management policy and strategy and relevant responsibilities of the job

Key Tasks

  • Participating in coordination of inter-system operational and safety procedures
  • Operating as a Safety Coordinator/Authorised Person for all cross border/boundary operational activities
  • Electrical/Mechanical isolation, earthing, switching the high voltage & low voltage network under instructions from HV Senior Control Engineer/SAP and re-install the system for subsequently energization
  • Can issue/cancel safety documents under predefined circumstances
  • Undertaking maintenance of the equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Act as the site supervisor for contractors and working parties under their control
  • Be proactive in maintaining competence level required for the job


  • Ensure constant security for HV/LV & mechanical systems and engage in developing the HV system to ensure a efficient and safe development of the Wind Farms


  • HV Authorised Person to 66kv
  • Electrician Apprenticeship
  • 3-8 years of electrical working and maintenance experience as Senior Authorised Person operating under company HV Safety Rules
  • Physically fit, role will require climbing skills
  • Full driving license
  • Must be flexible with regard to working patterns (an on-call rota must be expected for some SAP categories
  • Communication, Planning & Reporting skills


  • Technical knowledge of Wind Farm, Power Plant, Oil & Gas, or similar industries
  • HV fault finding and analysis experience
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