Authorised Person - East Anglia

£40000 - £43000/annum Company car
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Authorised Person for sites within Norfolk/Suffolk and Cambridgeshire who's primary focus is to ensure the requirements of JSP375 are complied with in all activities undertaken on the establishments. Your will have either key experience in one or more of the following areas:

Boilers & Pressure Systems
Petroleum/Bulk Fuel

Role Requirements
* HNC level qualification in a Electrical/Mechanical engineering related discipline (or equivalent experiential experience subject to meeting the requirements of JSP375)
* Technical training to maintain and develop technical competence
* Technical qualifications & training as required by JSP 375
* Familiarity with and experienced in working to JSP375 safe system or similar of work appropriate to the discipline
* Emergency first aid
* Fire safety
* Continuing development training to maintain status, familiarity with sites and equipment continually reinforced

Customer Engagement
* Understand the operation and priorities of the Head of Establishment (HoE) in order to pro-actively support estate activities
* Support end-users in the development of new work requirements including provision of formal Additional Services Project submission
* Ensure that all complaints are resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner
* Liaise with DIO, end users and other stakeholders to provide advice and support

Technical Responsibilities
* Accept sole responsibility for the practical implementation and operation of JSP 375
* Ensure as far as reasonably practical that all persons within the establishment(s) observe the requirements of JSP 375
* Support the effective and timely delivery of statutory, mandatory and reactive maintenance and Additional Services
* Provide professional and technical support, and advice, where required to maintenance teams, DIO and end users
* Support the Help Desk in responding to requests for professional and technical advice
* Identify opportunities throughout work being undertaken where energy and carbon can be reduced either through selection of equipment or by process efficiencies
* Ensure compliance and adherence with Health and Safety, sustainability and fire procedures
* Provide support and where directed, manage projects providing technical input and producing business cases
* If required, travel to and support other sites
* If appointed within an establishment containing a hazardous area, actively communicate and co-operate with the hazardous area manager. If appointed within an establishment containing airfield ground lighting, actively communicate and co-operate with the duty air traffic control officer
* Assess the competence of Skilled Persons for appointment and review experience and performance before re-appointment, and at other times as necessary. Ensure skilled persons are aware of any restrictions related to their work. Where necessary, suspend the appointment of Skilled Persons
* Produce risk Assessments, method statements and where necessary safety programmes and Permits to Work to a high quality
* Attend and contribute to risk meetings
* Review risk registers and follow maintenance and management processes
* Reduce the number of corrective actions (CARs) raised and close existing CARs within agreed timescales

People Responsibilities
* Liaise with DIO, end users and other stakeholders to provide advice and support
* Liaise closely with AEs, seeking guidance as necessary
* Liaise closely with the Site Manager and other APs to ensure diary allows maximum output and continued compliance throughout the site's
* Maintain a positive environment in which Skilled Persons and other team members engage and follow in the requirements of JSP 375
* Co-ordinate action with other APs and site staff
* Maintain records within personal log book for site attendance and activities undertaken
* Submit AP certification to AE for assessment, at required intervals
* Arrange appropriate training for Skilled Persons
* Instruct persons required to operate equipment which is under the control of the Authorised Person