Electrical Engineer (SAP) - Energy from Waste

Job Title: Electrical Engineer (SAP) - Energy from Waste
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, Essex
REF: 122405
Job Published: about 4 years ago
Our client is an international provider of safe, clean, low greenhouse gas emissions energy and remote energy solutions. They supply energy for a sustainable future

They currently manage an international portfolio of over 700 MW of power generation facilities in Australia, the United States and Europe, utilising a range of fuel sources operating in four main areas: landfill gas, waste coal mine gas, remote energy, natural gas (NG, CNG & LNG) and diesel.
Purpose of Role     
  • To help ensure the business operates safely, effectively and achieves agreed revenue targets
  • Reporting to the Head of Operations the Electrical Engineer supports to establish the professional and technical standards to help the business achieve the desired reliability on performance levels
  • Must be conversant with Electricity at Work Act 1989 and BS7167
  • Support and comply with Company policies and procedures as advised and documented in the Company's employment policies
  • Actively support the implementation of the company values. 
  • To meet and exceed OHS&E targets including Zero LTI's.
Key Responsibilities 

• To comply with asset management and operational standards focused around group strategies for GEAMS in electrical safety - liaising with Electrical Engineering Manager based in Australia regularly to be;
o   Responsible for the review of current systems performance to ensure they operate efficiently, effectively and safely, and are maintained through a strategy document and records procedure.
o   Responsible for the review and upkeep of Data Management Systems including Maintenance Management, Management of Change, Root Cause     Analysis (RCA), Fault Finding etc.
o   Review, develop and implement maintenance strategies and utilise the Maintenance Management and Safety Management Systems as part of the daily functions
• UK SAP for 11kv and below systems.
• To review and report on electrical systems and recommend improvement     measures
• Identify opportunities for cost savings and make recommendations for execution
• Take the lead on the development and implementation of projects and electrical systems to budget and on time
• Actively ensure compliance with Health, Safety & Environmental rules and regulations
• Assisting in LV and HV electrical system strategies within EDL
• To take the lead on site trips and apply electrical safety to re-energise sites
• Manage external stake holders in particular sub-contractors
• Training
• Communication
• Technical support for operations.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Senior Management Team, Head Office, Contractors and Regulatory bodies
• Manage a small team of process technicians/electricians

Person Specifications
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years HV experience of switching 11KV and 33kv systems
  • Has a minimum of 5 years' experience of implementing and maintaining, HV / LV electrical systems, potentially as an electrical engineer
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Take ownership and leadership of engineering requests and requirements
  • Is committed to assisting in the resolution of engine outages as and when the business requires
  • Demonstrates an ability to work to industry best practice
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of planned maintenance management systems
  • A proven record of commitment to safety. i.e.  Managing safe systems of work, championing site safety rules and issuing permits
  • A proven ability to work in a climate of continuous improvement in a multi skilled environment, onsite and in the office
  • Have strong change management skills to drive business improvement
  • Demonstrates a flexible attitude to getting the job done
  • Have excellent communication, leadership and planning skills
  • An individual who is self-motivated, results driven and demonstrates attention to detail
  • Computer literate, in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS project and Access data bases
  • Maintains positive relationships with key stakeholders and customers
  • Clean Driving License           
  • It would be desirable to have a recognised qualification in an appropriate engineering subject such as MEng / BEng (relevant skills and experience without this qualification will be considered dependent upon knowledge gained)

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