Authorised Person / LoTo Officer


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February 21, 2024
Job Type
£400 per day
Start date
Contact Name
Conner Keyter
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ROLE: Authorised Person / LoTo Officer
LOCATION: Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
RATE: Negotiable DOE - OUTSIDE IR35
CONTRACT LENGTH: Minimum 8 Months

Role description
Be part of the commissioning team Working in partnership with the SAP / Commissioning Manager for a new gas power project in the UK, until successful handover to the customer. Being responsible for the safety aspects and the safe energy isolation throughout the commissioning phase.

The scope of activities will be:
• Thorough understanding of plant mechanical and electrical systems along with in-depth understanding and interpretation of P&IDs, electrical one line / multiline and other pertinent drawings
• Follows safety / environmental rules and regulations. Implements project safe work practices and immediately identifies hazards and recommends and / or implements repairs.
• Understands and executes the equipment clearance (LOTO) procedure, as well as Job Safety Analysis / Work Authorisation / Confined Space / Hot Work Permits.
• Receive, verify, and approve LOTO permits, as directed by the project PTW system.
• Ensures all protective measures identified on the permit are implemented prior to authorized start of the work.
• Issue tags and locks for personnel
• Maintain control of locks and permits (open and closed) with log and report daily.
• Ensures locks and tags are placed and removed from designated equipment and systems.
• Ensure the equipment or system is in safe configuration after work is completed.
• Report to the Lead Process Mechanical / Electrical Engineers, the Commissioning Manager, and the Head of Commissioning where necessary

• At least 3-5 years working experience in EHS and lock-out/tag-out processes of large power stations with demonstrable experience in a role of similar relevance.
• HND/HNC in Mechanical/Process/Electrical engineering is preferred.
• Strong team spirit, working with an international team and other cultures.
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong Organizational skills
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Fluent spoken and written English

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