Position: Network Integrity Planning Engineer
Salary: GBP36836 - GBP48648 per annum + car/car allowance
Ref: 524716_1610559284
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 13/01/2021
Expiry Date: 10/02/2021
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Swindon, Melksham, Oxford

Salary: £36,836 - £48,648, plus car/allowance, depending on experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible Working Options Available

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

SSE are now looking to recruit a Network Integrity Planning Engineer to be based in Swindon, Melksham or Oxford. This role is responsible for planning works to improve the health index of the network.

This role is responsible for creating and overseeing the completion of repair plans and understanding the level of risk of the network in all geographical areas of the Region at any time and propose repair work through a prioritised portfolio. You will be responsible for planning maintenance to ensure reliable performance and network security to meet regulatory and business plan objectives and understanding and ensuring that issues on the network are dealt with appropriately and proactively, to minimise risk to project, asset or programme. You will ensure the portfolio of programme of works including but not limited to defects resolution and PSI's, is managed within timescales and produce programmes and plans to oversee and manage the works.

This role is also responsible for preparing all safety and operational documentation; producing and controlling risk assessments and method statement associated with the delivery of works to ensure safe systems of work and ensure optimal performance and safety and visit works regularly to manage site interfaces.

What do I need?

In order to be considered for this role you will have:

- HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering of other relative engineering discipline.

- Proven experience in site project and contractual management

- Site Managers Safety Training or IOSH Managing Safety

- Experience of carrying out detailed technical studies and reports

- Relevant operational / technical experience and knowledge - SAP experience on EHV/HV/LV systems

- Sound business and technical knowledge of electricity distribution or similar market sector

- Awareness of key stakeholders and customers for electricity distribution

- Detailed knowledge and understanding of Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015

This role is suited to a team player who has excellent commercial awareness and interpersonal and decision making skills. For the right candidate this is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team offering a challenging and rewarding work environment.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.

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.

Job Benefits:

car/car allowance