Senior Authorised Person

Rate: £350 a day

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Contract

Location: London

Reference: 28871mk

Expiration date: 27 March 2018

Previous Rail experience is essential for this role.

Organisational Reporting:

  • Reports to Temporary Operations and Maintenance Manager.
  • Supervision of AP/Electricians


  • Prepare, issue and cancel safety documents
  • Carry out switching, isolations and earthing
  • Prepare switching schedules
  • Assistant in Maintenance of Electrical System
  • Deliver Competent Person training
  • Attend site handover meetings, ensuring assets are complete and fit for purpose
  • Implement the relevant requirements of the ATC JV Safety, Quality, Environmental and Operational within the areas of responsibility
  • Conduct recorded weekly Safety Tours of the Works ensuring compliance with ATC procedures, policies and safety rules
  • Ensure site drawings are accurate and current
  • Produce Method Statements and Risk Assessments for maintenance works ensuring that all necessary documentation is completed in a timely manner
  • Witness testing and commissioning activities when required
  • Produce a concise 3 month rolling maintenance programme and assist the TOM Manager in determining the best avenue of works
  • Supervise works where necessary
  • Be able to be part of a call out rota
  • Supervise subcontractors where necessary
  • Maintaining records of all equipment
  • Maintaining fault logs
  • Procurement of spares and parts
  • Ensuring Utility Metering is recorded on a regular basis
  • Ad hoc duties as required by the TOM Manager

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Past experience of Projects.
  • Electrical installation experience
  • Electrical Testing and Commissioning experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Electrical Technical qualification
  • SSSTS Trained


  • UK Safety qualification (IOSH, NEBOSH, SMSTS)
  • PTS Card
  • City & Guilds 2391 or equivalent
  • Authorised Person Trained