Position: Site Operative
Salary: GBP21584 - GBP28506 per annum + plus Annual Bonus
Ref: 523281_1582286377
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Stonelairg and Dumnaglass, Strathpeffer

Salary: £21,584 - £28,506 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's 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?

As a member of the SSE Wind Generation MSA Team you will be based at both Stronelairg and Dunmaglass wind farms, where you'll be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of wind turbines, wind farm equipment and civil infrastructure across the sites.

Some of your other main accountabilities will include;

- Ensure the highest level of health, safety and environmental protection on SSE Wind farms in the area assigned.

- Assume the responsibility for the co-ordination of upkeep activities in the area utilising the Work Control system, while ensuring Company policies and procedures are applied correctly.

- Work closely with site supervisors, taking ownership for the general maintenance and upkeep of wind-farm support facilities, roadways and balance of plant.

- Carry out regular monthly checks and audits of sites and prepare reports for operational issues. Ensure all tasks are carried out with safety at the fore-front.

- Be an ambassador for effective inter-departmental working to ensure successful Operation.

What do I need?

This role can be demanding and will involve working in all weather conditions.

We are looking for you to have served a recognised apprenticeship in a relevant engineering/construction trade or have considerably relevant experience. You should have knowledge of civil maintenance and construction standards, with the demonstrable ability to learn new skills, including Working/Rescue at Height and be able to operate with minimum supervision.

An understanding of environmental obligations and respect for the countryside will be necessary, as will strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work under pressure.

Previous experience on wind-farms and appreciation of electrical dangers will be a distinct advantage.

This role could involve extensive travel and periods when staying away from home is necessary therefore, a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

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

Well let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please contact Pamela Fleming

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.

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Job Benefits:

plus Annual Bonus