Electrical Authorised Person - Woking

Competitive Salary - Perm - Building Services
Ref: 118 Date Posted: Thursday 22 Oct 2020
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Our client owns and operates low carbon and renewable energy CHP networks in Milton Keynes and Woking, supplying district heat, cooling and electricity to large commercial and public sector customers, and approximately 1500 residential units. The business is generating assets that include nearly 10MW of gas fired CHP and over 1.8 MW of solar PV installations

Primarily based in Woking, Surrey, with occasional cover also required in Milton Keynes and occasional travel elsewhere within the South East.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be instrumental in a company’s growth plans over the next 3 – 5 years.

Role Purpose of a Electrical Authorised Person:

To plan and carry out planned preventative electrical maintenance and corrective works in the energy networks and to assume the role of High Voltage A.P.To control and supervise intervention and access to the HV network to which the Energy Centers in Woking are connected, in compliance with local and DNO rules. To plan and progress electrical work within the energy centers, to assess and continually improve standards of the installations. To plan and progress Planned Preventative Tasks and Proactive Work alongside any Reactive Work on the installed equipment in the energy centres and outlying plant.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of a Electrical Authorised Person:

  • Planning and executing HV interventions and switching
  • Responsibility for Electrical aspects of an existing trigeneration town centre network (1.6MW CHP).
  • Assist in the control of Budget, relevant to the maintenance and operation of the Trigeneration site
  • Full asset management and operation
  • Resource Management
  • Systems procedures, controls and reporting
  • Compliance and standards, Risk Assessments
  • Assisting with maintenance budgets

We are looking for a Electrical Authorised Person with the following qualifications and skills:

  • Experience of working as an Authorised Person working with HV switching 
  • A strong understanding of plant relevant to district Network operation
  • Experience of CHP generation, electrical distribution Heating and cooling networks desirable
  • Experience of working with PLC/SCADA systems
  • Experience in maintenance & repair for commercial pumps, motors & Valves etc and associated control systems
  • Willing to learn and become competent with the installed systems
  • Relevant Electrical qualifications to C&G or NVQ standard, and additional certification in regard to HV operations (AP).
  • IOSH Managing safety or similar
  • Experience working installed commercial electrical equipment, Also Power generation, transformers and RMU’s.
  • Safe systems of work for LV and HV interventions


  • Salary – Competitive / Negotiable 
  • 25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays (rising to 28 days)
  • Pension

If this sounds like the Electrical Authorised Person  role for you click apply now. 

The job title of ‘Senior’ relates simply to the level of experience and has no relevance to age. You are encouraged to apply for any opportunities that you feel to be suitable, irrespective of age or level of experience.