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  • Job reference: RMS0147708

Authorising Engineer (Gas Operations Officer)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/10/2014
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The Company:
We provide a comprehensive range of services from initial feasibility and environmental studies to on-going care and maintenance for transmission and distribution infrastructures.
Our experience stretches from traditional power and gas networks to the latest CCS (carbon capture and storage) technologies. We offer best in class engineering and project management with highly skilled people providing innovative and high value added solutions.

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The Role:
As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Officer (Special Projects) to join our Transmission and Distribution business to provide an interface between the Operations Manager/Controller and construction activities to ensure the safe and efficient running of a successful contract.

• To ensure all works are carried out safely and to required standards
• To ensure all works are carried out and recorded in compliance with WW/PM/AR/3 (formerly SEI33)
• To oversee all engineering and construction activities
• Complete mains proforma weekly and pass to Measurement Engineer
• Complete service proforma/tracksheets daily for relays, transfers and transfers after relay
• Complete a weekly batch header to determine subcontractor payments, direct labour bonus, contra charges and recharges and pass to the administration department
• Attend planning meetings to ensure effective delivery of the construction programme
• Ensure construction activities are planned and undertaken in the most beneficial, safe and cost effective way in keeping with the ethos of the contract
• Regularly visit teams and carry out audits as and when required (QMS)
• Ensure tool box talks and team inductions are carried out as required
• Liaise closely with the Reinstatement Officer to ensure works are reinstated quickly and efficiently with minimum impact to the general public
• Liaise closely with the Local Authorities to ensure compliance with NRSWA and TMA requirements and comply wherever practical to special Local Authority requests
• Support WWU’s customer service strategy and handle customer complaints within the agreed standards of service as and when they arise
• Work within and promote the philosophy of team working and development across all activities to achieve business objectives and improved performance

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Suitable technical/professional qualification such as SCO1, 2, 5. NVQ Gas Engineering and Management level 4 or equivalent, NRSWA Supervision
• Ideally be an approved Authorising Engineer or working towards it
• Relevant Engineering, Operational or Professional services e.g. distribution/health/safety/environment
• Extensive experience
• Knowledge of MOBs Bridge Crossings and Welding procedures would be desirable
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