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High Voltage Distribution Engineer

What you need to know about the role

The Power & Distribution department operates and maintains high voltage equipment essential for the safe and reliable operations of the Scunthorpe and associated sites.

The scope of equipment currently maintained ranges up to 33KV and high capacity low voltage installations with all associated control equipment and services, from 1950s to current designs. You will be required to identify and implement work outside core electrical discipline to ensure ongoing reliable operations eg. excavation controller duty, organise mobile crane activities, Red Hot Work Permit authorisation, Issuing Authority for owned assets etc.

You will be part of the centre of excellence of high voltage engineering and will frequently need to advise management, plant engineers and project engineers on high voltage matters. You will develop links outside British Steel to learn from others’ experience and maintenance practices.

This role has a requirement for a weekend rota to support safe operations of high voltage equipment and out of hours support will also be required in response to issues with the high voltage network.

An excellent benefits package is available with this role including pension, private healthcare, 35 annual leave days (including statutory days), family-friendly benefits and much more.

What we need to know about you

We’re looking for candidates that hold electrical qualifications (minimum HNC level) and/or extensive experience. High Voltage equipment maintenance and/or operational experience is essential.

You need to be a self-starter, able to control and lead owned and contractor resources. Experience of procurement of engineering materials and services as well as change control and MOC processes are also desirable attributes.

As the role requires you to travel around the Scunthorpe site and to other sites a valid UK driving licence is essential.

What’s stopping you? – Apply today to join our proud, passionate and performance driven team.

Closing date: Wednesday 3 May 2017