Senior Authorised Persons (SAP’s) (Ref: AV002)

UK South

We have an exciting opportunity for DNO Authorised SAP’s to join our team.

The company:

Avidety is at the heart of the community.  The electricity infrastructure we repair and maintain supplies thousands of homes, businesses and public services so it’s essential that we have the right people in the right seats. 

The role:

Our Senior Authorised Persons facilitate delivery of contracts on Distribution Networks up to 33kV while providing technical advise to the wider team.  You will be involved in all aspects of 11/33kV construction projects, ESQCR rectification and outage management from planning to commissioning.  You will work side-by-side with professional project managers in order to achieve a combined goal to deliver each project safely and on time and to budget.  Safety from the system will remain your primary objective.

The responsibilities:

  • Conduct and review point of work risk assessments on operational sites.
  • Liaise with Project Managers on resource needs for network shutdown projects.
  • Pre-visit switching locations prior to switching schedule submission.
  • Submit switching schedules in accordance with pre-agreed project programs and liaise with Control.
  • Achieve safety from the system and issue of safety documents in accordance with specific Authorisation levels and client DSR’s.
  • Promote a positive HS&E culture whilst recommending new initiatives for continuous improvement.
  • To identify improvement activities and training needs and give feedback of findings to senior managers and directors.
  • Monitoring staff to ensure DSR and procedural compliance.
  • Attend and actively contribute to the Health & Safety Initiatives.
  • Carry out any other reasonable request made by your line manager to support departmental or company objectives.
  • Participation in standby roster.
  • Attendance in emergency fault situations

Who we are looking for:

  • You will have relevant experience working on OH networks at 11kV
  • Current DNO Senior Authorisation at 11kV
  • People with IOSH Managing Safely qualification
  • City & Guilds 2339 (formally 2322)
  • People who lead by example.
  • People willing to participate and advise management on technical matters.
  • A team player
  • Flexibility

What would be beneficial:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a SAP.
  • SAP Authorisation up to 33kV
  • Experience on both OH and UG networks, including switchgear installations.
  • SAP Authorisation for both OH and UG networks
  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • ONC/HNC Electrical Engineering

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