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Job Title: HV Senior Authorised Person

Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £75.000

Location: Cardiff/Bristol/Birmingham

Job Type: Permanent

Industry/Specialist Area: Power

Client Description:

Our client is aims to be the leading customer service focused provider of specialist utility and infrastructure solutions, operating on both public and private networks and create a market leading, service driven provider within the industry, built on foundations of multi-year tier 1 frameworks, individual major projects and recurring private network maintenance agreements, all supported by smart systems

Job Description:



Working from a blend of the company’s Midlands and South West offices, from home, and local travel to sites, the successful candidate must possess demonstrable experience and technical expertise as an SAP (LV to 33kv) from within the HV power, utilities and / or critical national electrical infrastructure sectors.




Due to continued growth and the award of a number of significant, long running framework contracts, our client wishes to appoint an experienced HV SAP to work within the power distribution division. You will be working on a variety of LV, MV and HV electrical projects, with a focus upon sub-stations, cabling, switchgear and connections schemes, which will be on behalf of various UK DNO, IDNO and private networks clients.


The Role


  • Support all site personnel as an SAP working on HV & LV networks
  • Assist in the testing and commissioning of HV / LV distribution systems
  • Plan and co-ordinate projects and fault response call outs
  • Assist in the training and development of colleagues
  • Carry out audits, produce reports for works undertaken and manage project budgets to ensure team efficiency, and safe and timely delivery to client expectations and company standards
  • Act as a Standby Engineer for our client’s extensive O&M portfolio of sites
  • Managing client and key stakeholder relationships in a professional and courteous manner
  • You will go through our client’s industry leading induction and onboarding process and have opportunities to develop further through their in house training academy


The Person


  • Assessing potentially hazardous and dangerous situations, taking appropriate action to ensure the safety of personnel, other site operatives and the public
  • Undertaking site specific risk assessments and creating RAMS, and competent in issuing and cancelling safety documents
  • Ensuring personnel and the wider team understand their duties under safety documents
  • Carrying out network operations under instruction from Network Control Engineers
  • Understanding the local network anomalies and ensuring correct phase rotation
  • Currently hold (or have held) authorisations up to 33kV including permit to work (or 11KV accompanied with extensive experience).
  • CSCS card and full UK driving licence holder
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint, across multiple platforms such as smart phones, tablets and laptops

A highly attractive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate, coupled with career progression, along with challenging variety, security and longevity of work, given the company’s leading industry status and their continued dedication to profitable growth.

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