Position: Naval Architect Engineer
Salary: Up to GBP56500 per annum
Ref: 522153_1569247691
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 23/09/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow/Perth/Dublin

Salary: Up to £56,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables has a vision to make renewable energy the foundation of a zero-carbon world. Part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, our strategy is to drive the transition to a low-carbon future through the world class development, construction and operation of our fleet of wind energy generation sites and flexible hydro. SSE currently have one of the largest development pipelines for Offshore Wind in both the UK and Ireland.


What is the Role

We are currently seeking Naval Architects with knowledge and experience in the development and execution phases of largescale Offshore engineering projects to join the Renewable Engineering and Innovation Team. This role will support the SSE Renewables businesses through assisting the Design Authority process to achieve appropriate standards, legislation and project objectives, whilst supporting value engineering and innovation incorporation in the design of offshore facilities.

You will provide specialist support for offshore wind projects. This includes early stage project development, detailed design and construction activities. You will deliver the work to a high-quality standard, achieving customer or stakeholder requirements and adhering to processes and procedures in an efficient and consistent manner. You will support the delivery of marine engineering design development focusing on Transport and Installation activities required under the Large Capital Projects Governance Framework on a multi-£billion Offshore Wind Project and support coordination and delivery of all T&I marine activities during construction.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should be a chartered engineer or have a very clear path to becoming chartered. You should have demonstrable technical knowledge and experience within Naval Architecture / marine engineering with a detailed understanding of offshore design processes, transportation and installation techniques. You will preferably have experience in working with large scale projects and will be comfortable supporting engineering-based decisions with significant impact on engineering risk. You'll have a strong commercial acumen and a firm grasp of the context and implications of engineering activities and decisions. In particular, we are looking for individuals who have skills in the following;

-Experience in the design and decision-making process for large scale projects involving international multi-disciplinary teams.

-Ability to work with staff effectively, both within the project design development team and through an engineering matrix management structure, to deliver Transport and Installation activities according to project requirements and timescales

-Ability to work effectively in high pressure situations

-Naval Architect with offshore marine engineering and construction experience

-Knowledge and experience of relevant legislation and industry good practice

-High organisation capabilities to deliver quality work to the agreed timescales.

You will display excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will possess an innovative mind set, have a flexible approach and have the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment. Although office based you will be required to travel as and when is required by the work being undertaken including potentially periods offshore.

We take pride in our work and employ people who care about quality and want to feel proud to be part of the SSE family. 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 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 contact sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll 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 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.