Position: Design Engineer
Salary: GBP41307 - GBP54556 per annum
Ref: 523840_1589270816
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 12/05/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £41,307 - £54,556 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | working patterns available

What is the Role?

As Design Engineer you'll be responsible for day to day operation in the central design team by working with portfolio management to identify projects, and applying SSEN standardised designs up to 33kV. This will include producing or verifying design calculations, checking and approving design deliverables in a quality management setting to ensure the most appropriate and cost-effective design solutions are selected to meet customer requirements. You'll ensure SSEN standardised designs are applied and aligned to the basis of design for execution by SSEN and provide engineering design inputs to Instruction to Tender (ITT)s including review tender returns. You will be responsible for specification of plant through completion of order schedules for primary plant items, which will require an understanding of the plant items and their interaction. You will also be responsible for coordination of pre-construction surveys, stakeholder engagement and agreement of project scope, producing pre-tender documentation including programmes and financial forecasting, and ensuring compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you'll be competent in power system design up to 33kV, understand design governance and statutory requirements including CDM, and have a tertiary qualification (minimum HNC level). An understanding of RIIO-ED1 annual business plan would be beneficial, along with good knowledge of the statutory, regulatory, reporting and legal requirements for power system design of the network. There will be a requirement to work to tight timescales, therefore the ability to thrive under pressure is essential. It is also important that you have the ability to understand and respond to KPI metrics of work output and effectively communicate and engage with the wider team.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with Emma Malcolm (). Well let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

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'.