High Voltage – Senior Authorised Person 34kV SAP (Grimsby/Hull area) Job at DONG Energy

DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. We want to create value by optimising and developing our total energy portfolio with assets and market positions throughout the value chain: upstream with oil and natural gas exploration and production and electricity generation; midstream with all types of trading, wholesale sales and energy distribution; and downstream with direct energy sales to end customers.

High Voltage - Senior Authorised Person 34kV SAP (Grimsby/Hull area) Job at DONG Energy

Job Details:
Job title:  High Voltage – Senior Authorised Person 34kV SAP (Grimsby/Hull area)
Application Closing Date: 31st October, 2014

Job description
Are you an experienced HV SAP with an appetite to join the market leading Wind Power business as it develops a new wind farm?
Join us and become HV SAP in our HV Service East department which is responsible for performing a variety of electrical operation and maintenance activities on offshore wind turbines.

The department is part of Wind Power, which has 1400 employees and is one of four business units in DONG Energy. Wind Power is the world’s largest developer and operator of offshore wind power, and we use our unique knowledge in all phases of our wind turbine projects. During the last 20 years, we have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe.

Allocated to the new wind farm project at Westermost Rough you will be based at either the Hull or Grimsby sites.

Areas of responsibilityAs an HV SAP, you will become part of a dedicated team with responsibility for safety and operations on the 275kV system. This will include the preparation and execution of a permit to work system and the managing of the Site Safety Rules. You will cooperate closely with other onshore colleagues and technicians both internal and from our suppliers and may also participate in the call out rota system, which also deals site’s emergency response.

Furthermore, your key duties will include:

  • Day-to-day maintenance operations of on shore and offshore substations.
  • Being an authorised operator of 34kV high-voltage systems
  • Control of operational procedures related to energisation and de-energisation of all assets.
  • Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements where required
  • Production and issue of safety documentation to enable HV asset maintenance
  • Undertake High Voltage switching to achieve “safety from the system”
  • Certifying/Mentoring authorised/competent persons to operate on the wind farm.
  • Undertaking any testing as deemed by the Maintenance Programme

Your profileYou should ideally possess relevant vocational qualification, HNC Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

You will be a Senior Authorised Person to at least 34kV high-voltage systems, with extensive experience working under company HV safety rules. Ideally, you will have experience as a Senior Authorised Person with a Distribution Network Operator. Experience within the offshore wind industry is preferred, but experience in other relevant industries will be considered.

You will speak and write English fluently and be able to communicate successfully with your colleagues and business partners.

It is also important that you have an aptitude for working at heights and offshore.

It is essential that you have excellent planning and reporting skills, a proactive and flexible approach.

We offerA unique and challenging job this is an opportunity to be a part of a pioneering team of electrical experts with superb training and development support. The Wester most Rough wind farm is the first operational wind farm in the world to use 6MW turbines. In addition the North East hub area around Grimsby/Hull has a 5 year pipeline of DONG Energy construction projects including two further offshore wind farms, taking the generation in the region to well in excess of a Gigawatt!

In DONG Energy Wind Power, we have a high level of expertise and many complex and challenging work tasks. We work goal-oriented and efficiently with some of the world’s largest offshore wind projects, and we are committed to reducing the cost of electricity.

Application Method:
To apply for this job, CLICK HERE

Click on the Next Button to Continue Reading
Oil and Gas Republic, an international publication covering Renewable Energy, Power & Electricity, Mining, Aviation, Oil & Gas Industry. For editorial inquiries, please email us at: oilandgasrepublic@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.