Position: Electrical Designer
Salary: GBP42691 - GBP49626 per annum + Car allowance
Ref: 543503_1674470785
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 23/01/2023
Expiry Date: 20/02/2023
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the role

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

Salary: £42,691 - £49,626 + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

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.

Roles & responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

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

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

- 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 exceptional 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 great 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.

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 Kim on 01738 344051.

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