Position: Cable Jointing Craft Trainer and Assessor
Salary: GBP40658 - GBP49626 per annum
Ref: 541873_1658823377
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/07/2022
Expiry Date: 23/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Thatcham Training Centre

Salary: £40,658 - £49,626 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cable Jointing Trainer and Assessor with expertise within the UK electrical High Voltage Distribution networks. As part of this role you will:

- Facilitate training and conduct assessments to ensure that SSE staff have the technical knowledge & skills to support business to operate safely on the network.

- Assist with the development of training material ensuring consistency with materials used across SSE.

- Complete authorisation assessments in line with SSE standard criteria.

- Develop and maintain safe working practices for all activities. You will carry out risk assessments for all training activities and comply with the SHE plan including carrying out site and training area audits.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- You will have excellent communication skills and a flair for developing people. You must have a technical background with suitable experience working on UK distribution networks.

- Recently held distribution network authorisations to undertake live LV working and switching operations on LV distribution networks is essential. Additional Authorisations for LV & HV generator connections and experience/authorised with Overhead Lines would be advantageous.

- Strong Operational background, with experience Jointing LV and HV cables on distribution networks.

- A recognised safety qualification such as NEBOSH/IOSH or a sound understanding of UK Safety Regulations (ESQCR, Electricity at Work and Environmental) would be beneficial.

- Experience in coaching others, teaching and assessing.

Candidates who hold the relevant technical and communication skills who can evidence the potential to become a successful trainer will be considered as a development opportunity. A developing trainer may not fulfil the requirements for the advertised salary immediately although a development plan will be in place to achieve this.

About our Business

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Kimberlee on 01738 341523.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.