Centrica Jobs as Controls Technical Authority at Chester,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job


As the Centrica Business Solutions (CBS) Controls Technical Authority for the UK&I services team, you are joining one of Europe’s most important and innovative energy companies. You will be accountable to deliver innovative and leading decarbonised energy solutions and enabling our vision to help customers live sustainably, simply, and affordably. We do this by relentlessly supporting your colleagues, outperforming for our clients, and returning year over year quality profits.

You will act as the most senior designated competent person (TA). Providing technical guidance and governance for the project lifecycle including activities performed by internal resources and subcontractors. You will be responsible to ensure technical integrity and compliance is maintained within discipline.

  • Location: UK Flexible with regular travel to Windsor and/or Salford
  • Salary: Competitive + Company Car/Car allowance + Bonus + generous company benefits

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensuring required technical standards and compliance are met
  • Accountable for ensuring compliance to relevant codes and standards
  • Holds Technical Authority status for controls discipline, ensuring relevant skills and competence exists within the team to ensure compliance with standards and in order to support the delivery of the UK&I business plan
  • Acts as focal point within discipline for regulator’s audits and visits
  • Assesses and manages discipline specific risks to ensure the business is not exposed to unacceptable or unmitigated risk
  • Assuring adherence to standards within discipline and resolving any deviations to ensure technical risks are managed
  • Set company standards, codes of practices and technical policies/procedures in line with industry and Centrica group wide best practices ensuring that they are up to date within review period
  • Defines and sets competence levels and standards for all roles within controls discipline. Sets audit programs and carries out audits to ensure teams are trained and meet the required level
  • Monitors & audits activities
  • Reviews technical bid packages for service contacts, ensures commercial aspects link with technical requirements. Audits service contracts to ensure compliance to contract
  • Audits all management framework procedures to manage major accident hazards, people, legislative, operational, plant, environmental & financial risk to ensure that they are compliant within discipline
  • Works with the projects delivery team to specify, design and manage the optimum technical solution in line with business planning guidance
  • Analysis of Safety, Operational, Financial, Environmental, Legal, Reputation & Plant risk
  • Provide direct support to out Centrica activities as required


  • Several years’ experience at a senior level of controls engineering within a relevant industry
  • Scopes up to £25M
  • Strong project and technical experience within discipline
  • Commercial Acumen e.g. ability to balance design, customer and commercial outcomes to decisions and coaches others to build capability in the function
  • Demonstrates commitment to CPD, external networking and is a thought leader within engineering
  • Masters degree in relevant Engineering discipline along with chartered engineer status or an honours degree acceptable with suitable experience

Leadership Capabilities

  • Coaching and mentoring skills with clear communicator (written and verbal)
  • Strong collaboration within a matrixed organisation
  • Change management
  • Leading and developing others
  • Influencing without direct authority
  • Curiosity
  • Attention to detail
  • Transparency

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