Authorised Person (Electrical)

  • Job Reference: R13975
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £33,850 to £44,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is currently recruiting for an Authorised Person (Electrical) to provide engineering safety services in support of operational and capital requirements. This will include exercising and advising electrical safety practices in accordance with the AWE Engineering Safety Management System to enable safe delivery of the crucial work we do at AWE.

Location - Reading area

Package - £33,850 - £44,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

What will you be required to do?

  • Advise and undertake plant shutdowns and isolations

  • Ensure baseline configuration related to safety

  • Provide supervision of nominated and instructed persons undertaking electrical safety work

  • Apply technical knowledge for engineered systems and structures

  • Interpret and deliver requirements from the order book which may include troubleshooting, quoting, reporting, design, commissioning and handover as required

  • Identify and escalate business risk where applicable to plant and engineered systems

  • Make evidence-based engineering decisions to solve technical problems

What will you need to be considered?

  • A recognised Electrical Engineering-related qualification (ONC/OND/HNC/Level 4 RFQ etc)

  • Knowledge and experience of electrical safety engineering safety legislation and regulations

  • Proven ability to deliver across industrial/manufacturing/research environment incorporating infrastructure facilities, plant and equipment

  • Experience of delivering facilities engineering and maintenance services across the life of an asset

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.