Electrical / Multi-Skilled craftsperson

Salary: 
 £24923 -  £32919 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 14:00
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Job Title: Electrical Multi Skilled Craftsperson
Location: Killin/Lochay Power Station, Killin
Salary:  £24,923 –  £32,919 depending on skills and experience + benefits + annual bonus
Permanent Full Time Hours
The Role
The multi-disciplined team based at Killin/Lochay Power Station are responsible for the day to day operations, maintenance and repairs of our Hydro Generation plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state. As an important member of the Operations and Maintenance Team you will perform a key role in the safe operation and maintenance of the Hydro Generation assets.
You’ll be responsible for carrying out electrical maintenance activities and where required mechanical & civil maintenance activities within your competence. You’ll be involved with the other maintenance personnel in day to day defect rectification, repair work and designated project work as well as carrying out routine inspections and checks to ensure our equipment and fixed plant is kept to a high standard of operational effectiveness.
Other key elements of the role will include communicating with team members and reporting operational defects as they arise, carrying out risk assessments and environmental and safety inspections. You’ll also receive training to operate fixed Generation plant.
Your Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role, you must have an electrical or multi skilled craftsperson background with electrical bias and should ideally have previous experience of working on heavy rotating machinery. You will be required to have a minimum vocational qualification (NVQ or SVQ) at Level 3, awarded by an accredited learning provider, or an equivalent craft apprenticeship award.
We’re looking for a practical person who prides themselves on being a team player. Outstanding communication skills are essential as you’ll be interacting with the public and working with other teams and stakeholders on all levels across multiple business areas.
Due to the nature of the role you may, from time to time, be required to work outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out of normal working hours when required. You must be computer literate and you’ll be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications, for which you’ll be given full training.
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; we’re 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: 28th March 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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