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  • Job reference: RMS0196029

Authorisation Engineer - Electrical

  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/06/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Core Responsibilities & Duties:

* Assessing the experience, training and competence of Authorised Persons; providing recommendations of appointment.
* Providing technical and engineering support to ensure all Authorised Persons are competent to carry out their function, to ensure compliance and succession planning.
* Designing and delivering training and facilitating workshops to ensure Authorised Persons have the necessary level of competence.
* Certification & Training of on-site Authorised Persons (AP's).
* Implementation, Administration, Auditing and Monitoring Safe systems of Work associated with Statutory Electrical Regulations.
* Carrying out internal or external auditing activities in the role of an Authorising Engineer as per the requirements of JSP375.
* Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety legislation and Health and Safety policies
* Undertake investigations with respect near misses and accidents, liaising with enforcing authorities where required in the role of an Authorising Engineer.
* Routine inspections (6 monthly & annual) across Electrical (HV & LV) plus other areas of expertise.
* Act as the focal point to the Senior Management and AP teams in all matters relating to JSP 375 Volume 3.

The Company:
A global EPC business based in Surrey

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Thorough knowledge of MOD JSP 375. Registered as a Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer or Professional Health and Safety Practitioner with experience in the appropriate discipline.
* Minimum of 2 years recent experience of working as an Authorising Engineer.
* Must be capable of being appointed as an AE by the UK MOD.
* Must be mentally and physically fit and be capable of passing a detailed medical examination.
* Must be capable of obtaining NATO Secret (NS) Security Clearance from their National Security Authority.
* Must be a trained Authorised Person with operational experience of delivering FM or other critical services.
* Degree, HND or HNC in a technical or engineering field or similar qualification
* Technical background with respect to relevant disciplines for appointment as an Authorising Engineer to include High Voltage and Low Voltage systems
* Suitably qualified and experienced for appointment as an Authorising Engineer in at least one of the fo

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of working on Government services contracts.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with ability to liaise with senior client figures.
* Working knowledge of JSP 375, Health Technical Memorandum or other similar standards.
* Be from a military background.
* Knowledge of airfield operations, Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) and services.
* Be familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology.
* Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations

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