Position: Mechanical Engineer
Salary: plus bonus
Ref: 523120_1579020094
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 14/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Peterhead

Salary: Competitive Salary plus Annual Incentive Scheme and Excellent Company Benefits

Our Role

At SSE we believe in making a difference. Our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We employ over 19,000 people across the UK and Ireland.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our Engineering team at Peterhead Power Station. 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 Steam Turbine Unit. This presents some unique and exciting opportunities for our station Engineers.

You will provide safe, cost effective and efficient engineering and maintenance of the plant, this will include liaising with other multi-disciplined engineering team to investigate and resolve technical issues. Specifically, you will manage and where necessary supervise small engineering projects and maintenance activities to ensure work is executed successfully to achieve optimum plant output. You will use your experience to contribute to the development of technicians, craftspeople and trainees.

Skills and Experience Required

To be successful in this role your will be educated to a minimum of HND level in Mechanical Engineering and have previous experience working in a similar role in a power station or similar environment (EFW, Biomass etc). Experience of managing contractors and technicians would be essential. Due to your previous experience you will have knowledge PSSR/WSoE including inspections and repairs. Knowledge of CMMS or other related IT software is essential.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable you to interact with colleagues at all levels of the business and across multi-disciplined teams.

Our Benefits

We believe our people are our most important asset and we also believe in developing our staff to get the best from them, building up talent from within. You will benefit from reduced rates for phone, broadband and energy supply and will also enjoy a pension, life insurance, share plans, a generous leave entitlement (with options to purchase additional leave), plus a host of other rewards and lifestyle benefits.

"In our annual engagement survey our staff voted us as a great place to work"

Next Steps

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This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.

Job Benefits:

plus bonus