HV Electrical Engineer

HV Electrical Engineer

Job Title: HV Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH12635_1540447259
Contact Name: Zubair Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 25, 2018 07:00

Job Description

HV Electrical Engineer - CHP
East London
Up to £44,000 + Benefits

Astute are looking for an Electrical Engineer working days on a CHP providing Heat & Cooling solutions across two energy centres.
As an Electrical Engineer/Technician, you'll be responsible for taking part in the reactive and preventative maintenance strategy on site, covering two facilities which provide 46.5MW of heating and 16MW of cooling to local homes and businesses.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Site Manager, as the HV Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • The maintenance, repair and installation work on a range of electrical equipment across the site. This includes motors, switchgear, transformers, drives and HV equipment
  • Carrying out switching activities in line with company practices
  • Acting as a site Senior Authorised Person (SAP) for the purpose of all high voltage maintenance tasks
  • Managing on site contractors as and when required
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner and in line with company Health, Safety policies

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

  • A recognised qualification in electrical engineering at HNC level or higher
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with a range of electrical plant including HV switchgear, transformers, motors, drives etc.
  • Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status is desirable and extensive experience working on HV equipment up to 11KV
  • Driving license is essential

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

  • Competitive salary up to £44,000
  • Benefits package including pension and overtime
  • Opportunity to work on a district heating scheme/CHP across two sites

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 222 963 and ask to speak to Zubair Ahmed who can tell you more.

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.