Position: Assistant Engineering Manager
Salary: annual bonus, car/car allowance
Ref: 524046_1592315141
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 16/06/2020
Expiry Date: 14/07/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow, Perth

Salary: £38,600 - £58,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Engineering Manager to join our growing team within SSE Transmission. Within this role, you will be responsible for delivering engineering for high profile, high value and technically complex Transmission projects.

Supporting the Engineering Manager; you will lead a team of multi-discipline engineers whereby you will be involved at all stages of projects from development through refinement to delivery and commissioning and handover.

As the Assistant Engineering Manager, you will also be responsible for ensuring technical specifications are correctly selected and implemented, and ensuring quality is delivered for all engineering deliverables.

With strong communication skills and previous knowledge of stakeholder management, you will liaise with other key internal departments and external consultants as part of this exciting challenge.

What Experience and Qualifications do I Need?

To be considered for this career enhancing opportunity, you will ideally have a degree in an engineering discipline, or an HND with combined relevant experience. You will have demonstrable experience and technical knowledge of the Transmission networks and its associated design and standards. Furthermore, you will be confident in your ability to technically assess any potential problems and critically assess a range of technical solutions.

A thorough technical understanding of relevant legislation, including CDM and ESQCR, and the implications of this for transmission network management is essential.

Candidates will preferably be either a Chartered Engineer or working towards this. SSEN fully recognises, encourages and supports our engineers in this and their continued professional development.

About the Department

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're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. Internal candidates - as a courtesy, please inform your manager prior to submitting an application for this role. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

annual bonus, car/car allowance