Position: Mobile Diesel Generation Fitter
Salary: GBP12.42 - GBP16.25 per hour
Ref: 522456_1572007563
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 25/10/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Inverness

Salary: £12.42ph - £14.75ph depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

Mobile Generation is used to keep the customers lights on when supplies are not available either during planned work or in an emergency, and as a Mobile Diesel Generation (MDG) Fitter, you'll be responsible for ensuring our own fleet of mobile generation is available and ready to restore customer supplies during planned and unplanned interruptions. In this role, you will ensure SHEPDs mobile generation fleet is kept at a high state of readiness, whilst maintaining a high level of company and regulatory health, safety and environmental standards.

In addition, you'll service the mobile generation fleet, including planned, preventative and reactive maintenance, repairing or replacing defective equipment, general upkeep of plant, adequate reporting of fleet conditions and status, as well as out of hours support. You will report to the MDG Team Manager, you will be based at Inverness depot however, the role will require visits to sites throughout the region.

Your Skills and Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you hold a time served apprenticeship within vehicle/plant/HGV or mobile generator fitter. A relevant City and Guilds certificate would be advantageous, however the ability to demonstrate relevant experience will be considered and training will be provided on SSE fleet specific equipment. As this role includes travelling across the SHEPD licence area, a UK driving licence is essential; you'll be provided with company transport to carry out your duties. An HGV/LGV driving licence would be advantageous, including any previous or current network authorisations.

Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

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.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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