Position: Plant & Cable Maintenance Engineer ( HVDC )
Salary: plus Car/Cash Allowance
Ref: 523436_1582043582
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 18/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £40,000 - £53,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 Hours

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?

As a Maintenance Engineer with a lead interest in HVDC operational requirements, you will be helping to deliver SSE's maintenance delivery programme on the transmission networks. This is a key role in helping to build the future network for SSE. You'll be involved in maintenance delivery, outage management and carrying out maintenance in line with policy, procedure and statutory requirements, ensuring best value for money. Safety is your number one priority, ensuring that all operational works are carried out to the highest standards.

What do I need?

To succeed in the role, you should be qualified to a minimum HNC or foundation degree level or working towards this or equivalent experience. You will ideally have knowledge of transmission plant , and must have an understanding of health and safety requirements, including a working knowledge of CDM Regulations.
You'll also have Switching/SAP authorisation (preferably up to 400KV or working towards), be comfortable reading schematic diagrams and carrying out fault-finding on secondary wiring and auxiliary equipment, and experience of installation and commissioning of plant, apparatus and control systems.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

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

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments, you require to submit your application please get in touch Debbie McMillan

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:

plus Car/Cash Allowance