Base Location: Swindon (M4 Corridor)
Salary: £Competitive + car/car allowance
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working options available
About the Department
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.
What is the Role?
Due to continued growth and exciting development plans in the HV sector, we have the opportunity for a Senior Authorised Person to join our team at Swindon covering the Central Region. Your role will be to plan, design, organise, control and monitor all types of construction and maintenance work on LV/HV networks up to 11kV and associated plant and equipment, including complex design, commissioning and fault diagnosis in accordance with safety and customer requirements, ensuring that all works are completed to time and budget.
As a Senior Authorised Person (SAP), you'll be passionate about safety and 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'll also use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct and indirect labour, as well as Contractors. Finally, you'll also develop relationships with potential customers in order to secure profitable HV contracting business.
What Do I Need?
To be successful in this role, you'll be an experienced SAP on HV systems, ideally with DNO Operational Authorisation to 11kV OHL & UG with Sanction for Test and have a good knowledge of a wide range of High Voltage plant and equipment. You'll be familiar with private HV and Distribution Networks, combined with a good working knowledge of High Voltage Protection Relays, Telecontrol Systems, wiring and schematic diagrams.
You'll have a proven track record in the electrical contracting industry either as an Engineer or as a Contracts Supervisor with supervisory experience in a practical environment. You should have a minimum HNC qualification (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering and be in possession of an IOSH (Institution of Safety and Health) Managing Safely certificate (or equivalent experience).
A full UK driving licence is also essential to enable you to cover the network area.
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All applications should be submitted online. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.
Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.
We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.
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