Senior Authorised Person (Electrical)

  • Job Reference: R15247
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £42,650 to £63,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is currently recruiting for a Senior Authorised Person (Electrical) to provide expertise, leadership and professional engineering judgement for the effective implementation of technical engineering safety at AWE.

Location: Reading area

Package: £42,650 - £63,000 (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

  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

What will you be responsible & accountable for?

  • Setting and assessing standards for competence of Authorised Person and Nominated Person resources

  • Reviewing suitability of electrical maintenance delivery by AWE and contract personnel for compliance with electrical safety at work regulations

  • Control and review legislative records pertaining to engineering safety

  • Provide advice on the safe and effective implementation of engineering safety at AWE

  • Provide intelligent customer for delivery of engineering safety within facility engineering

  • Optimise the delivery of Engineering Safety Organisation

  • Make judgement on the safe and effective implementation of engineering safety within area of authority

  • Influence and contribute to the development of AWE engineering safety policies

  • Approve live working

What will you need to be considered?

  • HNC/HND with suitable experience or equivalent

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of maintaining LV Electrical, Control & Instrumentation equipment

  • Has held or holds an Authorised Person appointment

  • The ability to deliver engineering across an equivalent manufacturing and/or research environment comprising a range of infrastructure facilities and associated manufacturing and/or research plant and equipment

  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment

  • Experience of identifying, managing and reporting on electrical safety risks to senior management

  • Previous experience of leading the delivery of engineering services across the life of an asset

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