Position: Field Unit Engineer/Manager (132Kv Maintenance and Construction
Salary: GBP45079 - GBP59538 per annum
Ref: 521062_1573827972
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Poole or New Forest

Salary: £45,079 - £59,538 depending on skills and experience plus car/car allowance

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role?

To ensure the continued success of the business, we have an exciting opportunity for a Field Unit Engineer within our Strategic Investment Team. Working across the Wessex Region, based at either New Forest or Poole offices, youll be helping to deliver 132kV maintenance and / or a wide range of construction projects. The team specialises in the design, construction and maintenance of electrical projects on the 132kV, 33kV and 11kV distribution networks. There are multiple projects underway to maintain, replace and upgrade the electricity network including sub-stations, over-head lines and underground cables. This investment exceeds £70m per annum and youll play a pivotal role in delivering these goals.

The role will incorporate working on plant up to and including 132kV and will include operational and safety duties ensuring plant and apparatus are installed and maintained in accordance with SSEN standards. There will be component of project delivery/management including the use of reporting systems.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you'll be qualified to at least HNC level (or equivalent experience) in a relevant engineering discipline, ideally electrical. Further to this, SAP qualification (or working towards this) at 132kV would be highly advantageous; as would a qualification in safety. Given the technical nature of the role, it is essential that you have demonstrable experience in a similar role, performing duties and responsibilities as identified above. You must be self-disciplined with excellent organisational skills, capable of working on your own initiative and to deadlines within a high-pressure environment.

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 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.