Position: HV Fitter
Salary: Up to GBP17.57 per hour
Ref: 522432_1574332708
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Slough

Salary: £17.57 per hour plus excellent Company Benefits

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

Our Role

SSE is a FTSE 100 Company and one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK, with around 10 million customers across our various brands. As part of the SSE group, SSE Enterprise Contracting is also one of the UK's leading mechanical and electrical contractors delivering a service ranging from small re-wires to major design and build projects.

Within the Slough area we deliver a variety of High Voltage Projects for our customers, including new builds and refurbishments and currently have an opportunity for two HV fitters to join our team.

Working on our existing client contracts, you will be able to demonstrate competency in various types of industrial and networks installations as well as any necessary servicing and maintenance work without immediate supervision in a safe, efficient and economical manner.

Reporting to the HV Fitter Supervisor, your key responsibilities will include Protection and Control Panel builds, HV substation installation works up to 132kV, HV protection testing, HV test and commissioning, HV cable installation and jointing, Earth Mat install, HV substation works, HV fault repair and restoration.

What do I need?

Ideally you will have previous experience working on Distribution Networks and as a minimum, an HNC qualification or recognised equivalent in Electrical, or Power Systems.

You'll have demonstrable working knowledge on Distribution Primary Schemes and a sound knowledge of 11kV to 33kV plant and equipment used for Power Distribution Networks. DNO authorisations for Substation entry onto 132kV would be preferred but training can be provided.

You'll have a high regard for safety, immersing yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do. Outstanding customer relationship skills and a commitment to providing high-level service is essential.

Strong communication skills and confidence in liaising with internal and external teams at all levels.

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 with 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.

Closing date for applications is: 5th Dec 2019