Electrical HV commissioning Specialist – 138 kV



Electrical High Voltage Commissioning Specialist

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking an Electrical High Voltage Commissioning Specialist to work within their facilities located in Rhode Island, USA for a 1-year assignment.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the Electrical Safety Rules on site, including the safe system of work
  • Advise operationally on high voltage electrical installations to Wind Turbine Generators, offshore substations and both HV submarine and onshore cables
  • Oversee safe commissioning of grid connections, onshore substations and associated MV/HV/LV plant and equipment
  • Oversee all MV/HV/LV electrical operational activities to ensure the safety, security and integrity of the HV network
  • Contribute to proactive management, good coordination and communication between all parties and that the process works effectively
  • Coordinate MV/HV/LV commissioning activities through the project construction stages
  • Input to the project commissioning management manual and related documents (including pre-commissioning and commissioning quality plans)
  • Participation in different audits
  • Reports from FAT & SAT on the different high-voltage equipment
  • Onsite check of switching programs
  • Participation in the planning of resource and work activities
  • Participation in authorizations and assessments of new candidates
  • Deliver inputs to the design phase of the project on technical aspects Ensure compliance with and management of Electrical Safety Rules
  • Safety coordination in electrical matters
  • Act as senior authorized person
  • Outage management and network control in collaboration with the Control Engineers
  • Update MV/HV/LV schematic diagrams
  • Inspect work sites and perform site safety inspections and auditing for electrical matters
  • Coordinate with the Lead Commissioning Project Manager to ensure that accurate updates are distributed to the Project Management
  • Manage and coordinate HV/MV/LV commissioning activities
  • Coordinate with National Grid and attend commissioning panel meetings
  • Prepare and check high voltage switching schedules
  • Check method statements for electrical matters
  • Implement and provide training programs for relevant staff according to the rules
  • Provide technical and engineering advice to working parties for electrical matters
  • Assist different departments when required
  • Attendance at FAT and SAT tests if required

Desired Education and Experience

  • Appropriate electrical qualification and background related to the authorization scope. 
  • Several years of operation and commissioning experience within the field of high-voltage electricity
  • Complete and up to date GWO courses and HUET with CA-EBS
  • Minimum 1 year of working experience within substations systems

To apply for this job please visit www.airswift.com.