Position: Auxiliary Plant Attendant
Salary: GBP19249 - GBP25421 per annum
Ref: 523460_1583150909
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 02/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Tummel Bridge Workshop, Pitlochry

Salary: £19,249 - £25,421 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time - 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role?

SSE Renewables Hydro operates and maintains over 1000MW of Hydro Generation and associated infrastructure, with our Operations and Maintenance Teams being responsible for the operation and maintenance of our Hydro Generation assets.

The multi-disciplined team in the Tummel West Section are accountable for the day to day operation, maintenance and repair of our Hydro Generation plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state.

As Auxiliary Plant Attendant, you will assist in the safe operation and maintenance of the Hydro Generation fixed plant and associated water catchment area. You'll be responsible for routine work which involves maintenance and inspections at power stations, dams, buildings, civil catchments and plant, as well as assisting the maintenance team to carry out minor repairs and maintenance.

You'll carry out routine checks and help to keep all our premises and fixed plant to a high standard of cleanliness and operational effectiveness, whilst communicating effectively with other team members and report operational defects as they arise. You'll also be accountable for carrying out risk assessments, environmental and safety inspections and will receive training to operate fixed Generation plant.

What do I need?

We are looking for a practical person who has the ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively, as you will be interacting with the public and people at all levels of the business

You'll have some basic trade skills and be able to demonstrate some knowledge of civil maintenance works including ditching, road repairs, building maintenance and general repairs. Ideally, you'll also have previous experience of civil works.

Due to the nature of the role you must be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out-with normal working hours when required. Computer literacy is a must, and you'll be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications for which training will be given.

A full valid driving licence is essential, and a first aid qualification would be advantageous.

Applicants should ideally reside or be prepared to relocate to within 30 miles of Tummel Bridge.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

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This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

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

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.