Position: Field Asset Officer
Salary: GBP32000 - GBP49000 per annum + + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Ref: 522833_1575452756
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 04/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading/Field Based

Salary: £32,000 - £49,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy. SSE Enterprise Utilities is part of the Distributed Energy business of SSE plc. Distributed Energy offers a full range of services which contribute to the development of smart cities and smart places, in both public and private sectors. We finance, own, operate and maintain a broad portfolio, from electrical vehicle (EV) infrastructure, to distributed energy systems including renewable and low-carbon generation, energy storage and heat networks as well as building owning and adopting private HV networks. Were also proud to be at the forefront of using technology to help enable a low-carbon world. This involves providing customers with energy optimisation solutions through intelligent systems and offering platforms and connectivity to enable smart energy infrastructure and demand management services.

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

What is the Role

You will be responsible for undertaking Audit and Inspection duties on a day to day basis to ensure satisfactory technical compliance with current industry standards of newly constructed gas networks to be adopted by the IGT owner Indigo Pipelines. (SSE Utility Solutions are the contracted UIP Partner and Asset Operator for Indigo Pipelines Ltd). You will also be required to carry out Annual Periodic Inspections of existing Gas Networks supplying Multi-Occupancy Developments therefore a sound Knowledge of IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats) will be essential.

You may also be required to manage major Mains Diversion projects from time to time therefore previous supervisory experience will also be essential.

What do I need?

To be considered for the role, you will require a strong knowledge of the following:

- Relevant Gas Industry Legislation and Regulations

- Relevant Institute of Gas Engineers Main Laying and Service Laying Standards (TD/3 and TD/4)

- IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats)


- Recognised HS&E qualification

- SCO trained

- NRSWA accreditation

You will have the ability to display an understanding of current Gas industry connection activities and will preferably be a member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers as an Engineering Technician.

The ideal candidate will have communication skills and will be good working knowledge of Microsoft office and will require a full current UK driving license as this position is Field based.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Internal candidates, please notify your manager before applying

Our Benefits

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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: 18/12/2019

Job Benefits:

+ car/cash allowance + annual bonus