Position: Contracts Engineer or Trainee Contracts Engineer
Salary: plus Car/Cash Allowance and Bonus
Ref: 523389_1582045109
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Exeter, Devon

Salary: £40,201 - £53,096 plus car/car allowance and bonus

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

We are looking for two Contracts Engineer or Trainee Engineer to support our growth plans.

You'll be involved in the Contract and Project Management of multiple Building Services projects from conception to completion inclusive of the following to ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met;

- Estimation of Electrical projects including sub-contractor elements

- Engineering support to estimators and bid teams

- Design development

- Client management and development

- SHE management, project planning and operational delivery

- Setting to work and management of on-site teams

- Contract, Financial and Cost Management

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role you'll have an Electrical background in a contracting environment with a proven track record of managing a portfolio of projects ranging from £100k to £3m. You'll be educated to HNC or equivalent qualification or have relevant experience in an Electrical discipline. You'll also have a working knowledge of CDM Regulations 2015, experience of the management of NEC3 Contracts and JCT contracts, an understanding of technical drawings and a Knowledge of general office applications inclusive of MS Project (or alternative).

You'll also have excellent project management and communication skills, as well as good client and customer relation skills with the ability to work in a team environment. Finally, you'll be self-motivated to achieve targets, have a business acumen to identify opportunity and have the ability to work with engineering teams as well as the management of operational teams and operatives.

Experience in High Voltage systems, Mechanical and Data works would be advantageous

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. 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 get in touch sse.

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.


Job Benefits:

plus Car/Cash Allowance and Bonus