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Offshore 66kV SAP

Job Type
Durham, County Durham
From £750 per day
Job Ref
Date Added
May 1st, 2024

Role: 66kV SAP (Senior Authorised Person)
Location: Offshore Wind Farm UK
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months + Possible Extension
Rotation: 2/2
Rates: £750 Daily Rate Inside IR35 via Umbrella
Clearance: BPSS

Key Accountabilities

The responsibilities of the HV SAP include:

  • Adherence to health and safety requirements and help to maintain and improve safety standards
  • Maintain Senior Authorised Person status at increasing voltages.

Become fully conversant and make sure that all works are undertaken in accordance with the client Electrical & Mechanical Safety Rules and Safety Rule Instructions, this will include but is not limited to:

  • Preparing, issuing and cancelling safety documents
  • Carrying out switching, isolation and earthing duties
  • Preparing switching schedules
  • Producing and reviewing method statements and risk assessments
  • Producing maintenance plans for HV equipment
  • Maintaining the asset register
  • Management and/or delivery of planned and unplanned maintenance activities on electrical equipment
  • Producing final reports
  • Carry out basic protection testing on HV related equipment. Complex protection relay testing is desirable.
  • Undertaking troubleshooting and fault-finding on client controlled plant/equipment.
  • Carrying out inductions for sub-contractors and deliver Competent Person Training.
  • Keeping in close communication with HV Control and Project Lead SAP
  • Reacting to emergencies, site outages and changing circumstances
  • Other duties commensurate with the role



  • HV Safe Systems of Work
  • Knowledge of the key legislation underpinning UK high voltage electrical asset operation and maintenance
  • Detailed knowledge of UK industry HV electrical safety rules
  • Detailed knowledge of HV equipment
  • HV installation & maintenance practices


  • Knowledge of Working offshore
  • Earthing system installation and test. Protection system installation and test.



  • Strong approach to safe working practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities whilst ensuring safety and quality are maintained
  • Ability to identify problems, conduct analysis and develop solutions



  • SAP Experience 66kV or upwards
  • Operation and maintenance of HV Equipment
  • Experience in fault finding on HV equipment.
  • Commissioning HV plant and equipment.
  • Basic HV protection testing


  • Will have worked offshore before but not essential.
  • Complex Protection relay testing and commissioning.



  • Previously held SAP authorisation under high voltage electrical safety rules at 66kV or above
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
  • Full Offshore GWOs
  • HUET + CAEBs
  • Medical & Chester Step


  • Electrical Engineering HND or equivalent industry experience

If this position could be of interest, please apply directly or contact Hallam Knight at Carbon60 to arrange a call

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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