Mechanical Authorised Person

Rate: £250/day +

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Contract

Location: London

Reference: 28032-mk

Expiration date: 12 December 2017

****Previous Rail experience essential, please do not apply without Rail Experience****

Key Tasks Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Mechanical Engineering Manager to deliver O&M /T&C aims and objectives, safely and efficiently.
  • Organise and supervise pressure testing and commissioning of mechanical systems.
  • Apply isolations and issue Permit to Works/Sanctions for Test safety documents.
  • Initiate the mechanical maintenance strategy on a variety of mechanical systems including: pumps, Fire Mains, Compressors, Ventilation Fans, and Pump drainage systems.
  • Complete Daily shift reports and safety documentation.
  • Statutory inspections of safety critical mechanical systems.
  • Represent the O&M Department at section meetings.
  • Ensure site drawings are accurate and up to date.
  • Attend inspections and T&C activities when required
  • Implement the relevant requirement to client’s safety, Quality and Environmental Protocols
  • Ensure working party have been briefed and completed relevant documentations.
  • Supervise installation and maintenance works.
  • Be available as part of a call out rota.
  • Ensure utility metering is recorded on a monthly basis and submitted.
  • Adhoc duties as/when required.
  • Assist mechanical fitters in their daily duties.


  • Level 3 or above in mechanical or process engineering
  • Authorised person Status
  • Past experience in Projects or Industrial/manufacturing background
  • Mechanical Installation and maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of Piping and process systems, pumps, ventilation and plumbing.
  • CSCS Card (preferable Gold Card)
  • Experience of Pressure testing
  • Time management Skills


  • Nebosh or IOSH Managing safely
  • Rail experience
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Legionella Awareness L8 regs
  • Understanding of PSSR 2000 and LOLER Regs