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Authorised Person - Electrical

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    £61.5k - 65.9k per year + package

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    3D Personnel

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    9 months ago

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Job Description: Authorised Person – Electrical

Location: Sweden

Salary: €70,000 - €75,000 + relocation package  

On behalf of my client, I am actively recruiting for an ‘Authorised Person – Electrical’ to work on an ongoing project in Sweden.  This exciting opportunity will give the candidate a chance to build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects. To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.

Authorised Person Responsibilities

  • Engages from early in the project with the SAP with regard to the agreed Electrical Safe Systems of Work Procedure.
  • Structured mentoring / Workshops with the testing & commissioning technicians in line with an agreed Commissioning plan with the SAP.
  • Ensures all Workplace personnel are aware of and are complying with the Electrical Safe Systems of Work.
  • Liaise with Control System providers (Scada/BMS/EMS etc.) in the development of the system handover under permit control schedule and protocols.
  • Issues and controls Permits for all Energised working activities under scope of work and as outlined by the SAP.
  • Attend daily testing & commissioning meetings as required.
  • To review and understand project specifications and drawings fully and extract the project specific requirements.
  • Excellent Understanding & Interpretation of Project Specifications, Drawings, SLD’s, Cable Solutions and Data Sheets
  • Follow Strict Operational Procedures and Adhere to Electrical Safety Rules.
  • Carry out review of Switchgear Distribution Topology and Controls prior to start-up.
  • Attend Project daily white board progress / Look ahead meetings.
  • Support / liaise with specialist Testing & Commissioning contractors to carry out early reviews and agree commissioning sequences and test scripts.
  • Support initial start-up and energization of equipment following the agreed Electrical Safe Systems of Work plan for LV Systems.
  • Witness and coordinate specific tests and ensure all documentation is complete as per regulations and project specifications.
  • Ensure all pre- and post-energisation testing & commissioning tagging activities are witnessed by required parties and signed off as accepted.
  • Identifying and ensuring all the correct test equipment is available and calibrated for use.

Necessary requirement of the Authorised Person

  • Electrical Trade Background and/or a Third Level qualification in either Electrical or Building Services Engineering preferred
  • 5+ Years’ experience in a similar role within an electrical contracting environment
  • Relevant experience in Commercial, Industrial, pharma, data centre type projects.
  • The ability to multi-task and manage many priorities
  • Experience with an M&E contractor in an Energy Marshall Role.
  • Database / MS SharePoint experience, other database software.
  • Experience of working on LV/MV systems. ‘Authorised Person’ experience.
  • Electrical Testing & Verification with min 3 years’ experience.


Desired Competencies / special role requirements

  • Excellent Understanding & Interpretation of Project Specifications, Drawings, SLD’s, Cable Solutions and Data Sheets.
  • Excellent understanding of earthing arrangements and configurations.
  • Excellent understanding of Busbar, busway systems including interlocking of secondary energy sources.
  • Excellent knowledge of discrimination study application both for Short circuit/overload protection and earth/line fault currents.
  • Good Knowledge of FAT/SAT reporting for all Electrical Switchgear philosophy.
  • Appreciation of Switchgear forms and separations and Type Testing.
  • Good Knowledge of National Electrical Regulations
  • Good Knowledge of control systems - Scada/BMS/EMS etc.
  • Good Knowledge of narrating switching plans.
  • Ability to Carry out switching and Isolating of Low/Medium Voltage Systems.
  • Mission Critical project experience / knowledge.
  • Ability to integrate with specialist contractors for energisation of partial systems.
  • Commissioning experience of Electrical systems/backup systems.
  • Experience working on Live systems and managing energisation / start-up of Systems.
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of control philosophies and switchgear systems.