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Authorising Engineer


Job Description:

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.
  • Authorising 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.
  • Owns, interprets, administers and monitors 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 client 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.


  • Registered with a relevant engineering institution as a Chartered Engineer. Incorporated Engineer will be considered based on additional experience.
  • Several Years on-site experience within the Electrical Installation industry.
  • Recent experience of working as an Authorising Engineer or an Electrical Site Supervisor.
  • Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree. HND or HNC in Electrical Engineering or similar qualification will be considered based on additional experience.
  • Good technical background with respect to Low Voltage systems (BS7671) and earthing systems (BS7430)
  • HV awareness.
  • Experienced in verifying safe systems of work
  • Must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of UK health and safety legislation and an ability to carry out risk assessments and propose actions for risk control/management
  • IET Wiring Regulation - 18th Edition certification.


  • A competitive salary (£50-55k)
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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