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4x Senior Authorised Person

Schneider Electric

North West, United Kingdom

Are you our next Senior Authorised Person (SAP)? Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our well-established team as a Senior Authorised Person (SAP) with responsibility for our projects in the North West.

Ranked as a Top 25 Employer to work for by LinkedIn, Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Your Mission:
Executing construction and asset replacement projects on 11kV - 132kV distribution networks. Undertake operational, technical and safety from the system duties associated with the construction, maintenance and commissioning of projects. Play a key role in ensuring the business's teams are set to work safely and to ensure new/modified electrical apparatus is fit for purpose as it is energised or re-energised. Provide leadership, teamwork with peers and colleague, sound technical knowledge, a positive safety culture and strong technical awareness.

Your responsibilities:
1. Organise and execute HV switching, isolation, earthing, identification of the point of work and issue of safety documentation duties on HV networks up to 11kV, 33kV and/or 132kV in accordance with customer safety rules and operational procedures.
2. Use of sound technical knowledge to support construction teams. Support technically to ensure the business's work is to the required standard, fully fit for purpose and new/modified HV plant is safe to energise.
3. Ensuring safety from the system. Available to guide, assist, instruct and monitor activities in substation environments (often containing live exposed conductors) to ensure working parties are kept safe from the system at all times.
4. Logistics and forward planning.
5. Engender a positive working culture within the team, covering health and safety, workmanship quality, attention to detail and development of the business's team ethic.

About you:
Possession of a current Senior Authorised Person certificate on an existing Distribution Network Owners System.
HNC in Electrical Engineering - Power Distribution (preferred, not mandatory).
Experience in Power Distribition arena - ideally within a Distribution Network Owner environment at 11kV or above

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