Strategic Investment Field Unit Engineer

 £44195 -  £58371 per annum
Closing date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 15:00
United Kingdom

Location: West London, Slough, Theale, Oxford, Melksham, Swindon or Andover
Salary:  £44,195 -  £58,371 depending on skills and experience + car allowance
Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week
Our Role
To ensure the continued success of the business, we have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Investment Field Unit Engineer. Working in either West London, Slough, Theale, Oxford, Melksham, Swindon or Andover, youll be delivering a wide range of construction projects. The team specialises in the design and construction of electrical projects on the 132kv, 33kv and 11kv distribution networks. There are several projects underway to replace and upgrade the electricity network including sub-stations, over-head lines and underground cables. This investment exceeds  £70m per annum and you'll play a pivotal role in delivering these.
The role will incorporate working on plant up to and including 132kV and will include operational and safety duties ensuring plant and apparatus are installed and maintained in accordance with SSEN standards. There will be component of project delivery/management including the use of reporting systems
Your Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role, you'll be qualified to at least HNC level (or equivalent experience) in a relevant engineering discipline, ideally Electrical. Further to this, SAP qualification (or working towards this) at 132kv would be highly advantageous; as would a qualification in safety. Given the technical nature of the role, it is essential that you have demonstrable experience in a similar role, performing duties and responsibilities as identified above. You must be self-disciplined with excellent organisational skills, capable of working on your own initiative and to deadlines within a high-pressure environment.
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.
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
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
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Closing date for applications is: 2nd August 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.