Position: Field Technician / Engineer
Salary: GBP35000 - GBP47000 per annum
Ref: 523128_1579104814
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Hampshire/Dorset/Wiltshire

Salary: £35,000 - £47,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is one of the UKs leading connectivity providers and operate a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading-edge SD-Wan, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

What is the Role

As part of the SSE Telecom's vision and the fast-moving growth of our business, we are looking for 3 team players to be involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of the companys networks. The successful candidates will be part of our Field Operations team covering the south coast of England, predominantly Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire with the potential for some travel to the rest of the UK.

You will undertake installation, maintenance, test and fault repair of SSE's Telecoms networks and associated equipment in accordance with work instructions to ensure service standards are achieved in a safe and efficient manner.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role it is desirable to be educated to ONC level or equivalent in a relevant discipline or relevant experience, but full training will be provided for the right candidates, leading to advanced knowledge of diagnostics, repair, testing and maintenance across Digital Microwave, Fibre Optics, Ethernet, SD WAN, PDH, Telecoms cabling and terminations. 

Experience in any of the following, SDH, WDM, SCADA, Scanning Telemetry Radio, DC, Battery Systems and Climbing / Rigging experience would be an advantage.

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

Internal candidates, please make your line manager aware when applying

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

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: 03/02/2020