Senior Authorized Person

May 21, 2024

Job Description

Astute’s Power team is partnering with a Principal Contractor in the Energy from Waste sector to recruit a Senior Authorised Person on a 12-month contract for its Scotland site.

The SAP role comes with a day rate of 500.00.

Key skills

  • Demonstrate leadership and commitment to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ). Actively encouraging and leading teams to implement and comply with project HSEQ requirements.
  • Ensure that relevant HSEQ requirements are incorporated into area of responsibility and, in consultation with site management, HSE and Commissioning team, that HSE hazards are eliminated or mitigated to the extent practicable.
  • Ensure that adequate precautions are taken to provide safety from the system whilst construction / commissioning work is carried out.
  • Oversee installation of the HV switching equipment (11kV or higher in special circumstances) and LV switching equipment
  • Oversee the energisation of the equipment.
  • Responsible for switching operations on the HV and LV switch gear and boards supplied by Contractor and Contractors.
  • Lead the log-out / Tag-out office and coordinate all permit to safe work on the installation.
  • Liaise with the District Network Operator (DNO) and Independent Connection Party (ICP) on all aspects of connections and switching on the network.
  • Participate in site meetings and work closely with Commissioning to ensure full understanding of the testing program.
  • Must be available to start immediateley.
  • Ideally hold experience in the Energy from Waste sector.

Location, remuneration and timeframe of the SAP role

  • Scotland
  • 500.00 Per Day
  • 12 Months
  • Outside IR35


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