Our HV centre at Southampton is a small but profitable and highly-skilled HV technical resource, which supports the Bournemouth, Southampton, and Portsmouth contracting depots, contributing to the growth of our HV business throughout the Southern Region.
We currently have an opportunity for an HV Project Engineer to join this team, to identify and develop sustainable HV business opportunities, focusing on new and existing HV contract customers. In addition, you will 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.
Skills and Experience Required
With a proven track record in design, construction, and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 33kV, 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, 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 will also have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, in addition to general office applications including MS Project. Previous SAP experience would be beneficial.
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.
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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