Senior Authorised Person (SAP) 33kV

Working at THREE60

At THREE60 you will find technically and commercially exciting work in a dynamic environment, where you can achieve your potential and ambitions. You will be part of an entrepreneurial team that shares and learns openly to achieve a common set of goals.

Senior Authorised Person (SAP) 33kV

Commercial Coordinator

Job posting date: 02.07.24
Closing date: 02.08.24
Job Title: Senior Authorised Person (SAP) 33kV
Location: Highlands / Aberdeenshire
Responsible to: Operations Manager
Responsible for: N/A

Job Purpose

Due to the continued growth within THREE60 Energy an opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Senior Authorised Person (SAP) 33kV. The primary purpose of the role is to provide SAP services on a range of HV operations and maintenance contracts in onshore wind with support given to construction projects, as and when required. The job will also involve marine energy, wave & tidal and emerging technologies including hydrogen production and battery storage. The ideal candidate will undertake operational and technical safety from the system duties associated with the ongoing operation and maintenance (including commissioning) of projects. Due to the requirement of working on Wind Farms, you will require relevant climbing qualifications (GWO) or be prepared to undertake the relevant training provided by the company. It is intended that the role will develop into construction and asset replacement projects.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  1. Take responsibility for customers HV private networks and provide switching services and issuing of permits to meet customer needs and contractual requirements.
  2. Accurate execution of operational schedules on site and safety documentation issued where appropriate.
  3. Ability to carry out testing and commissioning works on HV cable systems including pressure testing, VLF testing and sheath integrity testing.
  4. Ability to undertake hands-on maintenance activities and manage small remedial works in remote
  5. locations.
  6. Ability to undertake hands-on maintenance activities and manage small remedial works in remote locations.

The above is an outline to key duties and accountabilities, rather than an exclusive or exhaustive list of responsibilities. The postholder is expected to undertake any tasks which may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position.


Emergency Response

  1. Not Applicable

Knowledge & Qualifications

  1. HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering (preferred but not essential) [ ]
  2. SAP experience on HV systems of between 3.3 and 33 kV [ ◉ ]
  3. Asbestos UKARTA (preferred but not essential – the company can provide) [ ◉ ]
  4. IOSH Working Safely or equivalent safety training (preferred but not essential – the company can provide) [ ]
  5. provide)
  6. IOSH Working Safely or equivalent safety training (preferred but not essential – the company can provide)

Skills & Experience

  1. Have a background working with electrical protection systems and maintenance on onshore wind turbines and / or offshore oil & gas and / or marine [ ◉ ]
  2. Experience in providing SAP services to windfarms and other private or DNO / iDNO networks [ ◉ ]
  3. Be fully flexible and be able to travel across parts of the UK with multiple overnight stays at short notice [ ◉ ]
  4. Be willing to be trained up to work with SF6 gas – the company to provide courses and training. [ ◉ ]


  1. Essential requirement that must be met before a candidate is appointed unless approved by the Operations Manager [ ◉ ]
  2. Desirable requirement. Candidate may be appointed, with discretion, without full achievement of criterion but the indicated competence should be developed.  [ ]

Disclaimer: Please note the list of duties is not exhaustive in any way and may be changed at any time during the contract of employment.

If you have significant Senior Authorised Person (SAP) 33kV experience in the energy sector then we would like to hear from you! If interested, then click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV:

Your Application

Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants, we may be unable to personally respond to all applicants unless you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

We would therefore like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy.