Position: Mechanical Asset Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523472_1596200895
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 31/07/2020
Expiry Date: 28/08/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Aberdeenshire, Peterhead Power Station

Salary: £Competitive Package plus Annual Incentive Bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible working options available

About the Department

Thermal complements our Renewables business to support the transition to a low-carbon economy by 2030. We embrace an innovative and inclusive culture and operate a flexible generation fleet that can respond quickly to market changes.

What is the Role?

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Asset Engineer to join our Engineering Department at Peterhead Power Station. Focusing on looking after pressure systems, responsible for the PSSR written scheme and contractor works associated with inspections and repairs. Located on the North East Coast of Scotland, Peterhead Power Station is unique in the UK, having been re-powered in 2000 to combine three large modern Combined Cycle Gas Turbine units with the conventionally fired 2 x 660 Megawatt machines. This presents some unique and exciting opportunities for our station Engineers.

You will provide safe, cost effective and efficient maintenance of the plant, this will include liaising with other multi-disciplined engineering teams to investigate and resolve technical issues and oversea inspection and repair works carried out by third parties.

The role is to support the three main activities:

- Asset Integrity through the corporate governance role and compliance with standards and legislation.

- Technical Assurance through delivering of the PSSR(2000) compliance and statutory outage works.

- Project and Contract Management of PSSR related works, plus other Mechanical Engineering Projects.

What do I need?

The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, or Materials Science; or have an equivalent work-based background. Key skills for the role will be a working knowledge of the legislation and design codes, be familiar with current construction activities and/or have extensive knowledge of pressure systems statutory outages; from planning, site metallography and inspection, interpretation and reporting and previous responsibilities for the execution of works by third parties.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

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