Position: Civil Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 525082_1605801508
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 19/11/2020
Expiry Date: 17/12/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Belfast / Dublin

Salary: Up to £53,000 / €82,400 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

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

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's 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.

Our Engineering & Innovation team is focused on creating an engineering Centre of Excellence, and drive our innovation agenda. We take responsibility for the resourcing and delivery of all engineering requirements across the capital portfolio, as well as overseeing our Renewables R&D activities with a focus on the future.

What is the Role?

We currently have an opportunity for a Civil Engineer to join the Renewables Engineering Civil Team, who'll be responsible for providing engineering input into our diverse new build project portfolio including onshore and offshore wind farms, hydro schemes and other emerging technologies. The role may also provide opportunities to undertake civil engineering assessments and work on our existing assets.

This role offers the successful candidate a unique opportunity to become involved in the full life cycle from conception to decommissioning of large civil infrastructure. Although office-based, you will make frequent site visits and enjoy immense variety in your role due to our unique portfolio of civil assets.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you must be educated to a minimum of degree level in Civil Engineering, and have a comprehensive understanding of legislation, design and operational standards related to civil design and infrastructure. Chartership, or close to sitting your Chartership Professional Review is essential. Experience within Renewable Energy is not essential; however it would be advantageous.

You'll have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, an innovative mind set, and a flexible approach. Furthermore, you'll have the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment, effectively managing changing business and departmental priorities.

This role will involve travel, therefore it is essential you have a full and valid driving license.

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 must be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch Pamela Fleming - Well let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

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.