Position: Lead Civil Engineer
Salary: Car/ Cash Allowance
Ref: 522219_1572873743
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 04/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Salary: £45,079 - £59,538 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent| Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available| 37 hours per week

Our Role

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Lead Civil Engineer to join our Major Projects Engineering Design Team based in our prestigious new premises in Reading, One Forbury Place, conveniently located in Reading town centre.

The Major Projects Engineering Design team carry out the design work for capital asset replacement / reinforcement and new electricity connections. Our responsibility is to respond to challenging changes in our licence obligations, and growing levels of competition, with an annual budget in the region of £70M.

As the Lead Civil Engineer, you will be responsible for leading civil design consultants and Design Engineers, designing and managing the civil elements of projects from initial high-level scope, through detailed design and costing to a full pre-construction file. You will work as part of a team to develop these value engineered designs in a high quality, timely, cost effective, safe and efficient manner.

Your Skills and Experience

Youll have experience in design and specification of civil construction schemes, preferably sub-station schemes up to either 33kV or 132kV. A minimum HNC in a relevant subject is preferred, in addition to experience in this field with a DNO, ICP or a supplier to the industry. A knowledge of Project Management and MS Office methodology would be advantageous.

It is essential that all of our Design team are delivery focused, have good communication skills and previous experience in applying the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 to technically complex projects. There will be a requirement to work to tight timescales and provide first class customer service at all stages of the project; therefore, the ability to thrive under pressure is essential. It is also important that you have an eye on long term development and are able to identify and implement innovative and effective business improvements.

If you have these skills to lead a project through the design stage and work in an environment that is passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, and want to be part of one of the greatest growth industries of the 21st century, we'd like to hear from you. We take pride in our work and employ people who care about quality and want to feel proud to be part of the SSE family.

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.

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.

Job Benefits:

Car/ Cash Allowance