Civil Project Engineer

Salary: 
 £31500 -  £47900 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent
Region: 
United Kingdom

Location: Perth
Salary:  £31,500 -  £47,900 depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week
Our Role
In this role, you'll define engineering basis of design and scope, as well as validating and verifying the engineering design, construction and installation within a specialist technical discipline for assigned projects.
You'll provide civil engineering support across multiple projects including creating outline designs during development phases including site/route selection, ground investigation specification, earthworks designs, public road upgrade and landscaping for proposed assets. Developing scope of works and detailed specifications, you'll support site teams to ensure quality of installations. As well as this you will also evaluate tenders and scope, procure and manage specialist services.
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you'll have sound technical knowledge of industry standards and specifications and an in depth understanding of CDM Regulations. With the ability to communicate complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner, you'll facilitate decision making by senior management. You should be working on or have a degree in appropriate engineering discipline.
Personally, you'll be approachable yet thorough with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Having the ability to problem solve is important, as is being able to determine critical technical issues and prioritise. With great strength of character, you'll have the ability to guide work, including outputs, to inform relevant audience.
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: 21st July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If youre 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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