Utilities Network Manager - Electrical

  • Job Reference: 941791296-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is looking for a Network Manager (Electrical). It takes a special sort of person to work at AWE. What if that person was you?

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary: 42,000- 60,000 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 27th March 2023

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

You will be supporting the Senior Network Manager (AOM) by maintaining the ATO requirements for their Network Area and to manage natural resource use across their network areas. In addition to this you will be dealing with the management and day to day operations of the Utilities Network Area to which the appointment applies, maintaining a 24/7/365 operational delivery service.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • To undertake Facility Management (FM) duties for the Network area and to maintain ATO (Authority to operate) requirements, inclusive of reporting requirements.

  • Line Management of 2 Electrical operations managers.

  • To manage and ensure plant is operated and maintained to meet legislative requirements within the area of appointment.

  • To derive and manage allocated budgets and monthly forecasting within agreed boundaries.

  • To undertake Senior Authorising Appointment roles within appointed boundaries.

  • Ensure operators/residents work within Safe Operating Boundaries (SOB), as defined by the Safety Basis for the Network.

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to produce and maintain a Safety Basis/Safety Statement for allocated facilities.

  • To provision reports to AOM / Group Leader to meet FM duties and corporate responsibilities (including permits).

  • To minimise the business impact of plant failures and to expedite notification of repair requirements inclusive of cost.

  • To maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and to be a great team player.

  • Manage maintenance plans, delivery & configuration requirements for the Network.

We are looking for the Network Manager to demonstrate the following although this is not essential:

  • Technician Based Apprenticeship / NVQ4.

  • Additional qualifications specific to the Network area.

  • Fully conversant with the Network plant, government energy policies & strategies.

  • Ability to manage plant failures and deliver under pressure.

  • Experience of Management of operational plant & teams.

  • Experience of Leading teams to deliver across assets of varying age, understanding failure modes and risk to safely maximise asset use.

  • Capable of engaging with regulatory bodies and hosting audits.