Position: Civil Engineer
Salary: + bonus + car allowance
Ref: 522925_1575905928
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 09/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow/Perth/Dublin/Belfast

Salary: Up to £58,800 / Dublin circa €68,700 / Belfast up to £53,300 depending on skills and experience + bonus + car allowance + excellent benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

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.


The Role

We are currently seeking a Civils Engineer within the Civil Engineering Team with knowledge and experience in the development and execution of large-scale projects, particularly those associated with Wind Projects to join the Renewable Engineering Centre. This role will support the SSE Renewables businesses through acting as a focal point for the Design Authority process to achieve appropriate standards, legislation and project objectives, whilst also ensuring value engineering and innovation are incorporated in the design of Onshore Wind Farms, the onshore elements of Offshore Wind Farms, new Hydro Electric Schemes as well as the assessment of existing renewable generating assets.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you should be a Chartered Engineer or have a very clear path to becoming chartered. You should have demonstrable technical knowledge and experience within onshore developments.

Experience in geotechnics and the preparation of contract specifications and works information is advantageous but not essential.

You will need experience in working on large scale projects and be comfortable making engineering-based decisions with significant impact on engineering risk. Strong commercial acumen and a firm grasp of the context and implications of engineering activities and decisions is necessary.

Due to the nature of this role, we are also looking for you the following;

-Experience in managing 3rd party consultants for specific areas of design.

-Understanding of the interfaces and technical risk between the key design engineering disciplines and the impacts of decisions on land-take, planning and the environment.

-Experience in managing the verification and validation of design against key design specifications.

-Experience of managing the initial design through to construction and the importance safety and ease of construction.

-Understanding of designing for efficient operation of the assets.

You'll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, possess an innovative mind set, and have a flexible approach with the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment. Although office based you will be required to travel as and when is required by the work being undertaken, therefore a full valid driving license is essential.

Our Benefits

Were 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 contact sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you are internal, please notify your manager prior to submitting your application.

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 its 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:

+ bonus + car allowance