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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Mobile Authorised Person -Cosford

Cosford, WV7, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £38000 - £43000/annum car package, health, pension

Mobile Authorised Person
RAF Cosford
£40- £43k + Company Car/Allowance
The Company
Our client has recently been awarded a 7-year contract for the maintenance and improvement of the Defence Built Estate, to include in excess of 20,000 assets.
They are a new business, formed to deliver infrastructure, asset, and facilities management services into the UK Defence Sector. They are a 50:50 Joint Venture between 2 already established big players in the FM and Utilities markets with over 55 years' experience.
They are committed to enabling Defence capability through maintaining and enhancing the built estate in which our Armed Forces live, work and train.
The role
The Authorised Person (AP) is part of a team of Area AP's which support the establishments within SDA 8 in the delivery of HFM activities to ensure compliance with JSP 375. The AP reports to the Area Manager, however, is appointed by the Authorising Engineer (part of the assurance team).

To produce Permits to Work,
To produce and issue Standing Instructions,
To assess candidates and issue Skilled Persons Appointments.
To prepare for audits and support the auditor during this audit.
To take ownership and lead the remediation/closure of Corrective Action Reports (CARs),
Regularly review the Skilled Persons register and keep up to date,
Provide technical support as required.
Could this be for you?
You will ideally hold an HNC or higher in a suitable Electrical or Mechanical subject, and have experience in practicing Authorised Person activities,
However lived knowledge of working with planned maintenance, response maintenance and project management of small projects, as well as a solid trade qualification may suffice.
The role is for a multi-disciplinary AP. Through a reasonable (and agreed) period of time, via formal training, peer support and site familiarity; the AP will take on disciplines as detailed below. Depending on the candidate's background, the strongest will usually be attained first;

Electrical (HV, LV, Hazardous Areas, Aeronautical Ground Lighting)
Mechanical (Pressure Systems)
Confined Spaces
Working at Height (Masts, Towers and Restricted High Places)
Why apply?
Government funded defence contract awarded this year for a min 7 years
Varied projects
Additional training and development
25 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
Generous pension contribution
Healthcare cover
Life assurance
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