Position: HV Contracts Engineer
Salary: car
Ref: 521586_1570464314
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 07/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Bristol

Salary: Attractive Salary Package including car and incentive bonus, plus excellent benefits

Our Role

SSE Enterprise is part of SSE Plc and focuses on providing high quality energy and telecommunication services for the B2B sector. As such, were the only one of the UK's top six energy companies to bring together our energy, energy solutions, telecoms, and engineering expertise. Our end-to-end solutions are designed to address the energy challenges facing UK businesses. SSE Enterprise has an aim to grow significantly over the next 5 years and as such we have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee or HV Engineer to join our team.

Reporting to the HV Manager you'll be responsible for identifying and developing sustainable HV business opportunities, focusing on new and existing HV contract customers. In addition, you will assist with design, estimate, plan and manage the delivery of associated work contracts. You will also provide a consistent workflow and optimise the profit contribution to the business and ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met.

You'll prepare accurate estimates of net cost for HV work to enable others to develop commercial pricing and presentation. Above all you'll always practice and promote a positive safety culture which is our number one value at SSE.

With excellent attention to detail, you'll issue construction drawings and schematic drawings as required to complete installations. You will ensure HV/EHV construction projects, meet the design specification, making recommendations to customers and colleagues on the most efficient maintenance of HV/EHV networks and equipment.

Your Skills and Experience

As an experienced HV Engineer, you'll have an excellent understanding of electrical safety rules and procedures and be able to advise others on their correct application. You will have sound HV and LV electrical knowledge and will be familiar with all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports.

Candidates will need an electrical background encompassing a range of contracting activities and be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and enthusiasm to help grow our business. You will have the ability to identify, quote and manage HV contracts and will be able to negotiate with clients to secure profitable business. You should be able to apply financial and budgetary controls so that maximum profit is received, whilst managing quality, safety and planning of the work. You will also have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, in addition to general office applications including MS Project. You'll be committed to continuous improvement and be able to get excellent results through the team and others around you.

In return, we can offer you an attractive salary package in a position which has excellent routes for career progression within the SSE Group. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from everyone, and value diversity in our workforce. We will consider part time and/or flexible working arrangements for this role.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises of four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms, and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Contracting is a leading Mechanical and Electrical Contractor in the UK which delivers services ranging from small re-wires to major design and build projects.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here are a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

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