Position: Renewables Engineer (Mechanical)
Salary: GBP40201 - GBP53096 per annum
Ref: 523044_1581329178
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 10/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Clunie Power Station

Salary: £40,201 - £53,096 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 Hours Per Week | Flexi working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Irelands leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

What is the Role?

We are privileged to be responsible for sustaining and growing SSE Renewables business and we are recruiting a key position in the Renewable Operations Programmes team to drive forward this objective through the diligent development and delivery of a refurbishment project at key operational asset. This is an exceptional and unique opportunity to contribute to the future success of the business in a rewarding environment.

Your main responsibilities will include;

-Contract management, you will be expected to plan, organise, co-ordinate contract delivery, ensuring completion to budget and schedule. Works can include complex schemes with multi-party interfaces over multiple years and a proven capability is essential.

-Technical and functional specification and contracting the delivery of design, services, new equipment and works so proven capability is essential. Experience in managing quality in this context is considered an advantage.

-Risk assessment and establishing control measures is an important responsibility across as broad spectrum of potential scenarios and the capacity to manage these matters is essential.

-Proven capability within O&M, in an industrial environment and associated tasks including coordinating with technical staff in a dynamic environment. Experience of the application of a safe system of work is essential.

-Input to assist the development and delivery of budgets and associated financial management and control including reporting of complex multiyear works is important.

-Input to assist the development and delivery of contract related documentation including works scope, functional specifications and design documents is important.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role we are looking for an Engineer of mechanical discipline, who is educated to degree level or to HNC level with proven experience in an industrial environment. Experienced in the Hydro or broadly the power industry operational environment is an advantage.

You will have strong interpersonal skills and can work successfully within small teams without direct line responsibility.

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

To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll 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.