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Date Added: Sat 14/01/2023

Senior Authorised Persons

Halstead, Kent, TN14, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £54096 - £71770/annum

RJ Power Group of companies is a specialist electrical group providing engineering solutions in the power sector. We have four complimentary businesses (RJ Power Rail, RJ Power Networks, RJ Power Connections and RJ Power North) that meet and exceed our customers' requirements in respect of design, installation, testing, and commissioning of both high and low voltage power applications in the UK

The RJ Power brands offer outstanding career opportunities across a wide range of fields including design, engineering, construction, procurement, maintenance, and project management. We want to make a difference to our people which means not only developing the essential skills and knowledge, but also, maintaining a focus on facilitating learning and development beyond “work skills” to help our people grow and develop for life.

This role is subject to a Basic DBS check. Where additional checks are made on potential candidates, we may provide a conditional offer of employment until all the checks are satisfactory and complete.

The Senior Authorised Person role as a Senior Authorised person is to undertake and/or manage LV or HV operations, plant installation and associated commissioning activities.

Job description

* Production of switching schedules and carrying out switching on a large variety of private HV networks on commercial, industrial, construction and various government agency sites

* Switching, testing, commissioning fault diagnosis and maintaining of high and low voltage networks up to a minimum of 11kV (experience of networks up to 33kV desirable)

* Preparation and briefing of risk assessments and method statements for installation and maintenance tasks. Ability to take the lead in fault location activities

* Familiarity with a variety of HV switchgear, transformers and associated cabling systems

Basic fault diagnosis and testing of hv/lv protection schemes. Working knowledge of the various components of a typical protection scheme and their interconnection

Experience/Skills/Knowledge requirements:

Senior Authorised Persons course with recent refresher (within last 3 years)

Electricity at Work Regulations, High Voltage Distribution Safety Rules

CDM Regulations and general health and safety legislation is required.

ONC/HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering

Good command of English and IT Skills

People management and leadership

Full clean driving licence


25 days holiday plus bank holidays

After 2 years continuous service, 1 extra day's leaver per year up to a maximum of 5

Long Service Awards

Training and Development opportunities

Pension Scheme

Optical Eye Care Vouchers

* Death in Service

* Health Care

*Birthday day off

*Enhanced benefits after successful probation
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