Position: HV Contracts Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 522831_1581516674
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 12/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Plymouth

Salary: Up to £47,000 depending on skills and experience plus Bonus, Car and Excellent Benefits

Working Pattern: Full time | 37 hours per week | Permanent

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

Our HV centre at Slough is a small but profitable and highly-skilled HV technical resource, contributing to the growth of our HV business throughout the South West Region.

We currently have an opportunity for a HV Contracts Engineer to join this team, to identify and develop sustainable HV business opportunities, focusing on new and existing HV contract customers. In addition, you'll design, estimate, plan and manage the delivery of associated work contracts. You'll also provide a consistent workflow and optimise the profit contribution to the business and ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met.

What Do I Need? 

To be successful, you'll have a proven track record in design, construction and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 33kV. You'll have sound HV and LV electrical knowledge and will be familiar with all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports. You'll also have an electrical background encompassing a range of contracting activities and be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and enthusiasm to help grow our business.

You'll have the ability to identify, design, 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'll also have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, in addition to general office applications including MS Project. Previous SAP experience would be beneficial.

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

To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch at sse. 

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

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.