Position: Lead Network Integrity Engineer
Salary: GBP45592 - GBP55653 per annum + Car Allowance & Operational Allowance
Ref: 541082_1658474775
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 22/07/2022
Expiry Date: 19/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Thames Valley Region (Berkshire) - Reading, Slough or West London

Salary: £45,592 - £55,653 + car allowance + operational response allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSEN are looking to hire a Lead Network Integrity Engineer based in Reading, Slough or West London. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Managing a team of engineers delivering various portfolios of work in line with an efficient programme.

- Planning and managing Network repairs and long-term defects; ensuring optimisation of every outage by bringing together all outstanding work on a section of network.

- Ownership of planned outages, PSRs and guaranteed standards including IIS performance and risk.

- Providing advice to colleagues and direct reports on day to day issues, enabling the Region to deliver the highest standards of customer service and meet broad measure stretch targets.

- Being financially and commercially aware to achieve maximum regulatory incentives, including CAPEX vs OPEX and an understanding of the RIIO ED2 price control.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Electrical Operational experience - LV & HV.

- Experience and/or qualification in Health & Safety (IOSHH, NEBOSH).

- HNC in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience.

- Experience of customer service led works.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Kim on 01738 344051.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Job Benefits:

Car Allowance & Operational Allowance