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Senior Authorised Person (SAP) - North England

Manchester, Greater Manchester

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Company Vehicle, Bonus


Sector: Renewable Energy

Posted: 02/10/2023

Ref: BBBH23700_1696262915

Senior Authorised Person - Renewable Energy
North England
£50,000 - £60,000 DOE
Astute are partnered with one of the most reputable sustainable energy businesses in the UK and a pioneer in the sector. The company develop, construct, own and operate their own renewable energy assets and we're looking for a Senior Authorised Person to carryout operations, construction, commissioning and maintenance works of the high voltage networks on all renewable energy asset types, including ground mount solar PV assets, battery storage and electric vehicle charging solutions
Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Operations you will be responsible for:
  • Routine maintenance, testing, and remedial work on high voltage networks
  • Writing High Voltage switching schedules and approval of the same
  • Carrying out High Voltage switching
  • Issuing safety documents in line with the company's Electrical Safety Rules
  • Performing High Voltage preventative maintenance in accordance with the annual maintenance plans and completing professional reports
  • Performing High Voltage corrective maintenance as required and completing reports in a timely manner
  • Leading on High voltage faults and reporting findings
  • Keeping accurate and detailed records of electrical testing, High voltage switching schedules and safety documents that are suitable for audit

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • 2+ years of SAP-level High Voltage work experience, experience in solar and private networks, must have had authorisation to issue SFT, PTW
  • HV senior authorised up to 33kV at a minimum (private network) an experienced 11kv underground DNO Senior Authorised Person will be considered
  • Trained to nationally recognised qualifications in HV operational works
  • Experience in commissioning HV switchgear, cable testing and construction works
  • Working knowledge of G59 and G99 relays
  • Experience in on site management of operational staff and contractors
  • A full and clean UK driving licence
  • IOSH or NEBOSH Qualification/SMSTS would be desirable
  • HND in Electrical Engineering
Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
  • Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
  • Electric Van provided with charge points on site
  • Company share scheme
  • Private health, pension and all company benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Cracking opportunity to join a major player in the sustainable energy world
How to apply?
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to or call 02392 222 968 and ask for Kieran Boyton-Salts
who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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