Position: Overhead Line Project Engineer
Salary: Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 522967_1576763644
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 19/12/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Perth, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness

Salary: £31,500 - £47,900 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role?

You will provide technical OHL support across multiple projects. This will include, creating, developing scope specifications for new and existing OHL, routing, conductor samples etc. You will also be responsible for reviewing contractor/consultants detailed designs and witness FAT. You should be able to do routing and design of transmission lines using PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, and PLS -TOWER. You will support field teams to ensure quality of installations and you will evaluate tenders and scope and, procure and manage specialist services from consultants

What do I need?

You'll have a degree or HNC in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience in a similar role. You should demonstrate a good awareness of the technical functions in transmission along with an appreciation of legal and regulatory obligations and LCP governance and engineering processes. You will understand legislation and the implications for the Transmission network management for both Assets and Projects, including CDM and ESQCR. Knowledge of following overhead line activities is essential:

- Overhead line Plan and profile drawings

- Basic understanding on selection of various overhead line components

- Overhead Line Wire clearance, Tower and fittings drawings

A full current driving licence is required for this role.

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. 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 get in touch at sse.

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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/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus