Authorising Engineer - Water

Lanesra Technical Recruitment Limited
Bromley, UK
20 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is a leading design and build contractor operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks through a number of joint ventures and alliances.

They are looking to strengthen their operations team with an Authorising Engineer to cover the Thames Water and Southern Water regions. You will be the focal point that sets the culture for the organisations electrical H&S management.

You will report directly to the Quality and Takeover Lead and the responsibilities will include:

* Supporting the H&S team in matters of electrical safety.
* Authoring and administration of electrical safety rules. Maintenance of rules in line with legislative, regulatory or industry changes.
* Providing professional and technical guidance on electrical construction & electrical contracting delivery.
* Own, interpret, administer and monitor use of the JV LV Electrical Safety Rules.
* Ensuring that any amendments to the JV LV Electrical Safety Rules are brought to the attention of, and are understood by, all JV Responsible Persons, and JV Authorised Persons.
* Interview, train and competence assess potential JV Authorised Persons and subsequent appointment.
* Undertakes AP audits and annual appraisals.
* Conducts the audit set out in the Institute of Engineering and Technology's (IET) Code Of Practice for Electrical Safety Management annually or on significant change of the electrical management system
* Works with procurement staff to assist in the competence vetting of JV supply chain partners.
* Involvement with key stakeholders for related SSOW's such as Hydraulics and ATEX/DSEAR.
* Maintaining the identity and importance of the Electrical Safety Rules to the wider business. Electrical safety awareness training for PM's and Construction Managers.
* Attendance on national Authorising Engineer review panels.
* Working with our supply chains in areas of quality management and review and comment upon NICEIC and BS7671 model forms of certification.


* Relevant Electrical and H&S Qualification
* 18th Edition
* Registered with a relevant engineering institution

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