High Voltage Project Engineer - Substations

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    Ashford, Kent

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    Daniel Grosvenor

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    23 days ago

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High Voltage Engineer - Substations
South East Kent
Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are looking for a High-Voltage Electrical Engineer / Senior Authorised Person to work on a inter-connector substation located in South East Kent.

As a Senior Engineer, you'll be involved in project management of the installation of high voltage equipment, developing an asset integrity strategy, commissioning of plant and acting as a Senior Authorised Person for all works.

Roles & Responsibilities
As a HVDC Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing projects and identifying commercially attractive opportunities
  • Work alongside project delivery teams to oversee the pre-work, installation, commissioning and ongoing development of on-site assets.
  • Ensure all work is compliant with relevant HSE legislation and company processes.
  • Supervise and set to work contractors on site.
  • Act as Senior Authorised Person for all High Voltage work (min 132kV)

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HNC / HND in Electrical Engineering
  • Senior Authorised Person qualified - minimum 132kV
  • Project management experience with MS Project / P6
  • Minimum five years' experience working on substations, switch gear, transformers or other similar heavy electrical plant. Candidates working at Power Stations (CCGT/EfW/Biomass) or Refineries or other similar heavy process plant are welcome to apply.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH or relevant H&S qualification

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car
  • Pension
  • Benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to dgrosvenor@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

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