Position: Design Engineer (Onshore Wind UK)
Salary: GBP44100 - GBP66100 per annum + Car allowance & Performance related bonus
Ref: 541700_1658820444
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/07/2022
Expiry Date: 23/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key UK sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Reading, Havant and London.

Salary: £44,100 - £66,100 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Key to our growth ambition, SSE Renewables have an exciting opportunity within our Design and Delivery team for a Project Design Engineer to support our engineering activities across the pipeline of onshore wind development and delivery projects.

Some of your key accountabilities will include;

- Participating in the delivery of engineering design and development activities in line with project governance and assurance requirements.

- Coordinating multi-disciplinary engineering resource on onshore wind development projects across the UK and IRE.

- Creating value engineering across the development portfolio by identifying and delivering on design refinement and improvement opportunities.

- Implementing the requirements defined within SSE's Governance Framework and associated procedures relating to design assurance, safety, quality, and cost.

- Co-ordination of project interfaces bringing multi-disciplinary stakeholders together, facilitating or participating in regular updates from the team and producing action plans to ensure satisfactory resolution of risks and issues in a timely manner.

- Supporting the decision-making process by working with the team producing robust recommendations to project management.

- Collating key updates from across the team and providing honest feedback to project management on progress including emerging risks and issues.

This role is the perfect opportunity for someone who thrives on working within a collaborative team to deliver world class renewable engineering projects.

What do I need?

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

- Demonstrable experience of design, development and delivery of onshore windfarm projects or similar.

- Experience of delivering Technical Assurance/Governance on large capital projects.

- Previous experience of coordinating appropriate technical support to provide expert opinion and approval across design reviews, key decisions and risk reviews.

- Demonstrable experience of bringing a multi-disciplinary team together with a common purpose.

- Enthusiasm and commitment to deliver engineering excellence on world class projects.

- The ability to challenge the status quo and strive for continuous improvement.

- A degree qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent experience in a similar role with a passion for renewable energy.

- Experience of design development on a range of onshore technologies e.g. wind, hydro, solar, hydrogen, battery storage.

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 Pamela on 01738 342002.

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.

Job Benefits:

Car allowance & Performance related bonus