Position: Offshore Installation Engineer
Salary: GBP37600 - GBP56400 per annum
Ref: 543483_1672794810
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 04/01/2023
Expiry Date: 01/02/2023
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeen, Perth, Glasgow or Inverness

Salary: £37,600 - £56,400 + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The key duties and responsibilities of the Offshore Installation Engineer are:

- Play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of Offshore Installation expertise and governance within SSENT.

- Provide strategic and technical input into the development of a suite of Offshore Installation Engineering policies, specifications, and guidance.

- Provide technical assurance for the project team during preparation of contracts, subsequent tender review, and contract award of large-capital HV subsea cable installation projects.

- Provide engineering support and quality assurance to project teams across the SSENT project portfolio during execution of all activities pertaining to offshore installation and construction; from landfall locations through to the installation vessels or marine assets.

- Liaise with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Consenting & Environment, Quality, owners/operators of third-party asset operators), to help ensure safe project delivery which meets all SSENT's objectives.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Demonstrable knowledge and experience in an offshore installation design and engineering capacity and the ability to express complex technical problems and solutions to others, who may be of a less technical background.

- Strong technical knowledge in Marine / Offshore Installation Engineering (preferably in cable, umbilical or flexible Installation) with good awareness of all aspects of subsea installation engineering.

- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships within project teams in onshore and offshore working environments.

- Ability to objectively and practicably balance technical risk with other competing drivers, and ultimately apply sound engineering judgement and decision making.

- A strong ethos for health and safety in design and construction; including familiarity with industry legislation and best practice.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Iona on 01738 344049.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.