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HV Commissioning Specialist 138 KV

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    New Jersey

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    Oliver Buck

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Electrical HV Commissioning specialist 138 kV

    • Implementation of Electrical Safety Rules on site, including the safe system of work
    • Advise operationally on high voltage electrical installations to Wind Turbine Generators, offshore substations and both HV submarine and onshore cables
    • Oversee safe commissioning of grid connections, onshore substations and associated MV/HV/LV plant and equipment
    • Oversee all MV/HV/LV electrical operational activities to ensure safety, security and integrity of the HV network
    • Contribute to proactive management, good coordination and communication between all parties and that the process works effectively
    • Coordinate MV/HV/LV commissioning activities through the project construction stages
    • High Voltage Switching experience


    Tasks for the Senior Authorized Person

    • Ensure compliancy with and managing Electrical Safety Rules
    • Safety coordination in electrical matters
    • Act as senior authorized person
    • Outage management and network control in collaboration with the Control Engineers
    • Update MV/HV/LV schematic diagrams
    • Inspect work sites and perform site safety inspections and auditing for electrical matters
    • Coordinate with the Lead Commissioning Project Manager to ensure that accurate updates are distributed to the Project Management
    • Manage and coordinate HV/MV/LV commissioning activities
    • Coordinate with National Grid and attend commissioning panel meetings
    • Prepare and check high voltage switching schedules
    • Check method statements for electrical matters
    • Implement and provide training programmes for relevant staff according to the rules
    • Provide technical and engineering advice to working parties for electrical matters
    • Assist different departments when required
    • Attendance at FAT and SAT tests if required


    Key deliverables

    • Input to the project commissioning management manual and related documents (including pre-commissioning and commissioning quality plans)
    • Participation in different audits
    • Reports from FAT & SAT on the different high voltage equipment
    • Onsite check of switching programs
    • Participation in the planning of resource and work activities
    • Participation in authorizations and assessments of new candidates
    • Deliver inputs to the design phase of the project on technical aspects
  • Requirements:

    Requirements Electrical HV Commissioning specialist 138 kV

    • Appropriate electrical qualification and background related to the authorization scope. 
    • Several years of operation and commissioning experience within the field of high voltage electricity
    • Complete and up to date GWO courses and HUET with CA-EBS
    • Minimum 1 year of working experience within substations systems
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