RTSD Field Engineer

Salary: 
 £39413 -  £52055 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Location: Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness
Salary:  £39,413 to  £52,055 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week
Our Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Real Time Systems Field Engineer to join our team, based in either Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness. As an RTS Field Engineer, you'll be responsible for the installation and commissioning of new equipment and the support of the RTS Delivery Project Team, as well as fault finding on existing systems. You'll also participate in systems Factory and Site Acceptance testing, as well as ongoing maintenance and development of the RTS equipment.
As a business, we operate 24/7 ensuring we are on hand when our customers need us; you may be required to take part in an Emergency Standby support rota in the future.
Your Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you'll have experience in one or more of the following; SCADA Protocols and standards (e.g. DNP3 and IEC61850), RTUs, Network Communications, Control Systems, HMIs. You should have undertaken an apprenticeship or similar training in telecommunications, IT, electronics or related subject. In addition, you'll be qualified to at least ONC or equivalent, however an HNC or higher-level qualification is preferred.
You will be safety focused and have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, and experience in preparation of RAMs / safe systems of work is desirable.
A current driving licence is required, and a company car, or car allowance will be provided. Travel away from home is required, as the job is often field based, with occasional overnight stays – so a willingness to travel is essential.
Our Company
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.
Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.
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 July 2019
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, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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