Position: Asset Engineer - Electrical, C&I
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523589_1583509397
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 06/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Peterhead Power Station

Salary: Competitive Package plus Annual Incentive Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Working Pattern: Full Time | Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department:

In SSE Thermal, our vision is to be the leading provider of flexible thermal energy in the UK and Ireland, complementing increased renewable generation and supporting the transition to a net zero future. As the world looks to take action on climate change, we will rely on the experience, expertise and ingenuity of our teams to provide the energy needed today, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

Our Role:

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Asset Engineer - Electrical, C&I to join our Engineering team at Peterhead Power Station. Located on the North East Coast of Scotland, Peterhead Power Station is unique in the UK, having been re-powered in 2000 to combine three large modern Combined Cycle Gas Turbine units with the conventionally fired Steam Turbine Unit. This presents some unique and exciting opportunities for our station Engineers.

You will provide safe, cost effective and efficient engineering of the plant, this will include liaising with other multi-disciplined engineering team to investigate and resolve technical issues. Specifically, you will manage and where necessary supervise small engineering projects, asset engineering, and complex maintenance activities to ensure work is executed successfully to achieve optimum plant output. You will use your experience to contribute to the development of technicians, craftspeople and trainees.

Skills and Experience Required:

To be successful in this role your will be educated to at least HND level in Electrical, or Control Systems Engineering although a Degree BSc/BEng in this discipline would be an advantage. You should have previous experience working in a similar role in a power station or similar environment (EFW, Biomass etc), or heavy industry. Previous experience of managing contractors and technicians would be desirable. Although industry experience in a similar role in power, process industry is preferred, candidates with limited experience are encouraged to apply.

Due to your previous experience you will have knowledge of functional safety, electrical switchgear, motorised actuators, instrumentation, PLC's and hazardous areas. Knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) or other related IT software is essential.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable you to interact with colleagues at all levels of the business and across multi-disciplined teams.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps:

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with Martin Prosser

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.