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  • Job reference: RMS0222875

HVDC Service Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/04/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A global leader in HVDC technology are looking for three Service Engineers to support on a new contract win. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining, servicing, commissioning all HV assets on the station, delivering on both 1st and 2nd tier line support.

Based primarily on-site, with occasional travel to Staffordshire and various customer sites throughout the UK, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for a business employing over 140,000 people that's renowned for its training, development and cutting edge projects; most notably within HVDC, holding 70% of all VSC links internationally.
So what are your main accountabilities?

* To deliver maintenance & repair services to the station. The principal objectives of this are as follows;
* Deliver exceptionally high availability to the entire station system.
* Maintain the value and maximise the design life of the system.
* Maintain the strong relationship with this valued customer.
* To provide a safe working environment for all site employees, mitigate the risks
* Ensure ethical behaviour in line with code of conduct
* Manage the environmental risks associated with the business unit
* Create the environment that allows all employees to develop and succeed

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Electrician with 10+ experience in HV power systems
* EHV (>200kV) Substation experience
* A base location within 60 minute drive of the converter station is a requirement.
* Required technical skills and commercial acumen.
* Experience in delivering technical reports and fault analysis. Maintain Maintenance Management System, complete all customer fault reports & commissioning documentation where required in a timely manner.
* An ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative
* Promote good relations and synergy both internally and externally.
* Sound communication, presentation and negotiation skills
* Team Building Skills
* MS Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
* Fluent written & spoken English

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Undergraduate Engineering degree with 5+ experience in HV power systems
* HVDC experience
* Safety Switching experience
* Power plant Operational experience

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