Position: Control Room Technician
Salary: GBP28506 - GBP37650 per annum
Ref: 522430_1572530972
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 31/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Perth

Salary: £28,506 - £37,650 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time 37 hours per week over a 24/7 shift rotation

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

As a Control Room Technician within SSE Renewables, you'll be responsible for real-time operation and plant alarm handling of our renewable generation assets, while maintaining all safety, operational and compliance requirements.

Specific responsibilities of the role include the safe release and return of wind turbines, monitoring and reacting to alarms and events, and dispatch of generating plant to instruction. You'll play a key role in ensuring the safety of our site-based staff. In addition, you will maintain information around plant availability to support effective operational forecasting. As this is a shift position there will be a requirement to work on a rota system, therefore, you should be flexible and able to commit to a 24/7 shift pattern.

What do I need?

To be successful in their role, you should be qualified to a minimum an HNC level in an engineering discipline or have relevant industry knowledge and experience. A genuine passion for the industry is essential as is strong attention to detail, self-motivation and the ability to manage your own workload. Experience of generating plant and/or HV/LV systems and authorisation under the Operational Safety Rules/Wind Turbine Safety Rules will be an advantage, although in-house training will be provided. You should have strong IT skills and the ability to be a flexible team player.

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 get in touch with 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.

Closing date for applications is: 11/11/2019