Position: Naval Architect/Lead Naval Package Engineer
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 523220_1579600232
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow/Perth/Dublin

Salary: Up to £67,200 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

Due to the continued growth of our SSE Renewables business, we are currently seeking Naval Architect Engineers and Lead Package Naval Architect Engineers with knowledge and experience in the development and execution of large scale Offshore engineering projects.

This role will support the SSE Renewables businesses by delivering engineering expertise and assisting the Design Authority process to achieve project objectives, supporting value engineering in design development, commercial contracting, and execution of engineering solutions for our offshore wind farms.

What do I need?

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you should be a chartered Naval Architect/Engineer or have a very clear path to becoming chartered.

You'll need demonstrable technical knowledge and experience within Naval Architecture / Marine Engineering with a detailed understanding of offshore design processes, transportation and installation techniques.

A background working in large scale projects is preferable, and you must be comfortable making engineering-based decisions with significant impact on engineering risk. Strong commercial acumen and a firm grasp of the context and implications of engineering activities and decisions will be necessary.

Due to the nature of these roles, we are also look 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 influence staff effectively, both within the project team and through an engineering matrix management structure.

-Ability to manage and drive efficiencies in high pressure situations.

- Offshore marine engineering and construction management experience

-Knowledge and experience of relevant legislation and industry good practice

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

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential, as is an innovative mind set, a flexible approach and 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.

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, youll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and thats 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 dont do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.