Position: Live Line Harvesting Supervisor
Salary: GBP25000 - GBP33000 per annum
Ref: 522482_1574694857
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 25/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth PH1 3AF

Salary: Circa £25,000 - £33,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role

Working as part of a team your main responsibilities will include direct on-site supervision of Live Line Harvesting operations throughout Scotland. This will include responsibility for on-site risk assessments; ensuring that work is carried out in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with our procedures as well as all the necessary associated paperwork.

This is a demanding role and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions and you will spend most of your working day within the red zone adjacent to the live overhead network. As the Live Line Harvesting team carry out operations across Scotland, you will also be required to travel at short notice for fault restoration work therefore flexibility is a must.

What do I need?

Experienced in supervising mechanised harvesting (or similar works), you will be familiar with commercial chainsaw work as well as a competent climber. You will also have a sound knowledge and understanding of the HV and LV overhead network.

You'll be a great team worker and will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a keen eye for detail. As part of this role you will use your good leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills and will be able to work accurately and independently holding a high regard for safety, of both yourself and your surroundings at all times.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

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 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 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.