Operational Technician

About the Role

Location
United Kingdom
South Ayrshire
Girvan
Organization
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Service
Full / Part time
Full-time
Experience Level
not defined
Operational Technician
Location: Western Link HVDC, Power Station Rd, Hunterston, West Kilbride KA23 9QX

A Snapshot of Your Day

Provide customer support through planned and reactive maintenance activities on customer’s assets as per our contractual requirements. Ensure that all work is planned and carried out efficiently and safely and that all records are kept up to date. Ensure that all SHEQ and Siemens processes and procedures are complied with at all times

Position in Organisation
  • Reports to the designated team leader depending on function/structure
  • Works within a maintenance team either on a fixed site or as per customers’ requirements


How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Ensure compliance with Work Specifications, Local Management Instructions, statutory Requirements and 
  • Health & Safety Issues
  • Conduct safety monitoring of both Siemens and contractor’s staff
  • Plan, develop and implement maintenance routines for all plant and equipment within scope of the contract
  • Assist in the development of existing and new processes to enhance the quality of service provided to the customer
  • Ensure a safe working environment is provided at all times, and obtain or develop any necessary documentation such as, risk assessments and Method Statements
  • Ensure that suitable and sufficient Risk and Method Statements are in place before work starts
  • Plan day to day work, anticipate problems and accomplish tasks to high standards of quality and time
  • Take part in a 24/7 365day per year standby rota and provide flexible support whenever possible to support others 
  • who are on call (if required)
  • Act as SAP under appropriate safety rules (if required)
  • Investigate and rectify faults and prepare, where necessary, reports to comply with QA and customers’ requirements.
  • Interpret test and inspection reports and initiate appropriate action
  • Ensure that all maintenance documentation is completed and uploaded on Maintenance Management System as 
  • specified in O&M procedures
  • Ensure all work is carried out to a satisfactory quality and technical standard
  • Complete weekly time sheet for monitoring workload
  • Carry out other duties within your competence as directed by the appropriate supervisor
  • Undertake training in order to develop as necessary
  • Provide a technical, engineering and advisory service to other staff in areas where you have particular expertise or experience
  • Commitment to Siemens Think Customer initiative including excellent call handling and voice mail skills
  • Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies
  • Maintenance management and resource planning and provision 
  • Safe disposal of equipment in line with company and customer guidelines 
  • Asset Management Planning – apply life costing principles, produce business case for assets
  • Implementing AM Plans – acquire assets, control operations, optimize assets, renew / dispose assets
  • Risk Management and Performance Improvement – assess and manage risks, assure quality of AM processes, 
  • monitor and review progress and performance, learn from incidents
  • Asset Knowledge Management - define asset requirements, specify, select and integrate AM information systems  
  • Liaise with stakeholders on asset related topics – make appropriate AM information available for decision making
  • Enter all information into the Asset Management System
  • Comply with asset policies in regards to health, safety, environment and security provisions 
  • Promoting continual improvement

What You Bring  
  • Authorisation under HV safety rules desirable but not essential
  • Experience  working within a maintenance environment on industrial sites / electrical substations
  • IT Literacy (MS Office including MS Project etc.)
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful organisational skills
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful team working abilities
  • Demonstrate evidence of understanding of H & S legislation and Risk Management Processes
Dimensions & Limits of Authority
  • Signature authority in line with Divisional Signature Protocol
  • Formal qualification to HNC level desirable but not essential

Who is Siemens Energy?
At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity
Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.



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