6 months ago
has been awarded a 10 year contract to operate and maintain a High Voltage
Direct Current (HVDC) transmission link between the UK and France. The UK
converter station near Folkestone is a critical piece of international energy
infrastructure, and from late 2019, Siemens will be responsible for ensuring
that the converter station is maintained and operating to the maximum possible
availability.We are recruiting a number of positions to work in operation and
maintenance roles on a shift rota based at the Folkestone site.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Perform the
duties of an interconnector control room operator.
maintenance routines for all plant and equipment within scope of the contract.
compliance with Work Specifications, Local Management Instructions, statutory
Requirements and Health & Safety Issues.
· Conduct safety
monitoring of both Siemens and subcontractor's staff.
· Ensure a safe
working environment is provided at all times, and obtain or develop any
necessary documentation such as, risk assessments and method statements.
· Plan day to day
work, anticipate problems and accomplish tasks to standards of quality and
· Work on a shift
pattern (day shift, night shift, standby).
· Take part in a
24/7, 365day per year standby rota (except when on leave) and provide flexible
support whenever possible to support others who are on call.
· Investigate and
rectify faults and prepare, where necessary, reports to comply with QA and
· Interpret test
and inspection reports and initiate appropriate action.
· Assist in the
development of existing and new processes to enhance the quality of service
provided to the customer.
· Formal qualification to HNC level desirable but not essential
· Authorisation under HV safety rules desirable but not essential
· Minimum 3 years of relevant technical experience, for example,
maintenance, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, installation,
· IT Literacy (MS Office)
· Good communication & interpersonal skills.
· Demonstrate evidence of successful organisational skills.
· Demonstrate evidence of successful team working abilities.
We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000
great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.
Our daily lives depend on a steady supply of
affordable energy. Our Energy Management Division is committed to meeting this
energy challenge through the supply of products, systems, solutions, and
services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and
distribution of electrical power. Siemens are constantly innovating and pushing
the boundaries in how digitalisation is shaping the future of the energy
industry; we need the best and brightest talent onboard to be able to support
us on this journey.
Want to join us and be a Future Maker?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join
us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part
of helping us make real, what matters.
We are looking forward to receiving your online
application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form, to
the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.
What else do I need to know?
The benefits package for this role includes not
only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus and company car benefit. We
know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible
benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. In
addition to this we offer 26 days holiday, up to 10% pension contribution match,
an excellent company share scheme, employee discounts and a flexible benefits
package to match your lifestyle needs.
If we all thought the same, we would never think of
anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We
embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people
who live in it. Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical
to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a
diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility
requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage
agile working and innovation.
Job ID: 93670
Organization: Gas and Power
Experience Level: not defined
Job Type: Full-time