Position: Electrical Designer - Connections
Salary: GBP36836 - GBP48648 per annum + car allowance
Ref: 536916_1631634161
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 14/09/2021
Expiry Date: 12/10/2021
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Portsmouth, Oxford, Slough or Reading / Flexible Locations across the South

Salary: £36,836 - £48,648 + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

Our SSEN Distribution Commercial and Connections teams are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. As a Network Connections Designer, you'll be helping to ensure Guaranteed Standards are met when providing quotations for new connections for customers including:

- Providing customers with designs and quotations for both import and export connections to our network for both in and out of area designs.

- Designing connections between 250kVA and 100MW that will connect to the 11kV/33kV/132kV network

- Modelling and analysing the 11kV network to accommodate points of connection for generation

- Ensuring all our designs are compliant with all appropriate rules and regulations in place, as well as meeting all engineering specifications and financial targets

- Providing exception customer service

What do I need?

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

- Excellent working knowledge of both low and high voltage distribution and Power Systems networks

- An ability to create designs which promote safety throughout

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proficient organisation skills and a strength in developing and nourishing positive working relationships

- A special appreciation for safety, and ensuring our safety values are at the forefront of your working.

- I.T. literate being comfortable with Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Office

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

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 Martin on 01738 340356.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basis.

Job Benefits:

car allowance