Auxiliary Plant Attendant

Salary: 
 £18872 -  £24923 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Location: Killin / Lochay Power Station
Salary:  £18,872 -  £27,947. depending on skills and experience + annual bonus
Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week
The Role
SSE Renewables Hydro operates and maintains over 1000MW of Hydro Generation and associated infrastructure. Our Operations and Maintenance Teams are responsible for the operation and maintenance of our Hydro Generation assets. We currently have an opportunity for an Auxiliary Plant Attendant to join our Hydro Generation Operations and Maintenance team based at Killin Workshop.
The multi-disciplined team in the Breadalbane Section is responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance and repair of our Hydro Generation plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state. You will assist in the safe operation and maintenance of the Hydro Generation fixed plant and associated water catchment area.
You will be responsible for routine work which involves maintenance and inspections at power stations, dams, buildings, civil catchments and plant. You will also assist the maintenance team to carry out minor repairs and maintenance. You'll carry out routine checks and help to keep all our premises and fixed plant to a high standard of cleanliness and operational effectiveness. You'll communicate effectively with other team members and report operational defects as they arise. You'll carry out risk assessments, plus environmental and safety inspections and will receive training to operate fixed Generation plant.
Your Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role, you will be a practical person with the ability to work as part of a team and able to communicate effectively as you will be interacting with the public and people at all levels of the business. You will be required to work with other teams in other areas of the business on occasions.
You will have some basic trade skills and be able to demonstrate some knowledge of civil maintenance works including ditching, road repairs, building maintenance and general repairs. You should ideally have previous experience of civil works.
Due to the nature of the role you will be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out with normal working hours when required. You will be computer literate and will be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications for which training will be given.
A full driving licence is essential, and a first aid qualification would be advantageous.
Applicants should ideally reside or be prepared to relocate to within 30 miles of Killin.
Our Company
Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; were the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.
Closing date for applications is: 9th Aug 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

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