|Company||Prima Services Group|
|Location||Kent, England/South East ALL|
|Career Level||Not Specified|
|Job Type||Not Specified|
|Salary||£40,000 per year|
|Company Size||Large (1000+ employees)|
|Posted Date||August 7th 2012|
|Closing Date||September 7th 2012 (for applications)|
If you are seeking a new challenge as an Operations & Maintenance Engineer with one of the UKs leading power companies, then read on as this could be the chance you have been searching for
This is a superb opportunity for a dedicated engineer to work on a prestigious high speed rail project for a dynamic market leader.
Company benefits include:- Salary of up to £40,000, Pension, Company Car and Overtime rate
Purpose of the role:-
The Operations & Maintenance Engineers role is to undertake the maintenance of the clients owned assets whilst ensuring that there is no disruption to the electricity supply. The Operations & Maintenance Engineer is also responsible for the management of contractors to complete the maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:-
Maintenance of the clients owned assets at 400kV, 33kV, 27.5kV, 11kV and 6.6kV plus 433v & 400v
Maintenance of the Control and Protection Systems
Maintenance of specialist equipment including SVCs and Load Balancers
Developing site specific H,S & E procedures
Working on Railway Traction Systems
Responsible for both reactive and planned maintenance activities
Carry out fault investigation and repairs as required.
Modifying equipment and drawings to ensure the efficient operation of the substations
Ensuring the compliance with the distribution safety rules during all activities.
Active supervision of all contractors/staff working on site
Attend and contribute to team briefings, give feed-back where necessary
Identify potential project risks/opportunities (raise awareness within team / company)
Required to participate in a standby rota and work additional hours as required
Sometimes working unsocial hours when required to respond to faults on system
Necessary Skills & Experience:-
SAP, Senior Authorised, Authorised or Control Person status
Experience in distribution and traction systems for 33kV, 25kV, 11kV and 400V
High Speed PTS Requirements (Medical & Drugs and Alcohol screening)
Educated to HNC level qualification in Electrical Engineering
Knowledge of traction and distribution HV Systems
Knowledge of Building Services Systems
Ability to read drawings and understand content
Aptitude to manage contractors
Ability to work in different environments, including confined spaces and at height
A thorough understanding of all statutory requirements, including HS&E regulations.
Demonstrable track record within an Electrical distribution environment
Please note the post holder will have to hold a full driving licence as the role will be covering the whole of the South East area.
Prima are the largest 'Rail Only' recruitment consultancy in the UK - a true 'one stop shop' for operators, consultants and contractors in the rail industry.
Our consultants have a wealth of rail industry knowledge with all of them having between 10 and 20 years experience, building unrivaled networks, enabling us to fill even the most demanding requirements whether permanent or contract, giving a first class service to candidates and clients alike.
If being highly rewarded for success matches your aspirations, then I want to hear from you! Contact me now on 0208 397 8111 or email me at email@example.com