Position: HGV Driver
Salary: GBP10.80 - GBP13.25 per hour
Ref: 522755_1581435333
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 11/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £10.80 - £13.25 p/h depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

SSE Power Distribution, part of the SSE group, owns and operates two electricity distribution networks and one transmission network, comprising some 123,000 substations and 127,000km of overhead lines and underground cables, distributing electricity to 3.5 million homes and businesses in the North of Scotland and Southern England.

What is the Role?

As an HGV driver, you'll be responsible for undertaking driving duties on overhead line works as well as other related ad hoc tasks as required. This will involve standby duties to support the business in responding to faults overnight and at weekends; on a rotated basis.

What do I need?

You must have previous experience working in a similar role and hold a current HGV driving license. As the duties involved in this role can be physically demanding, and will involve working in all weathers, a 'can-do attitude and excellent team working skills are essential. An NRSWA Street works Ticket, HIAB Training and/or any experience of operating plant with relevant tickets/qualifications, are not essential, but would be advantageous.

Above all you'll have a high appreciation for safety in everything you do, and work with your team to promote a strong safety culture.

You'll also need a full, current driving license.

Our Benefits

We're 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 at: sse.

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