Position: Street Lighting Design Admin Assistant
Salary: GBP19000 - GBP25000 per annum
Ref: 522593_1574762564
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 26/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Solent Park, Portsmouth

Salary: £19,000 - 25,000 depending on skills and experience

Permanent Contract| Full Time Hours

Our Role

SSE Contracting's Street Lighting Design Team undertakes all aspects of the Lighting Design process for LED Replacement projects, lighting columns, wall mounted units, luminaires, lit signs and traffic bollards, taking ownership of the entire design and construction process. We undertake on-site survey works for column replacements or new lighting schemes which includes assessing suitable column positions and the preparation of drawings, risk assessments, schedules and associated works.

Following a number of recent contract wins across our Lighting Services Team, we are seeking to reinforce our in-house team with the addition of an Administration Assistant to be based at our Portsmouth Office at Solent Park.

This role will involve assisting with the preparation of drawings, schedules and associated documentation in conjunction with the Design Team. You will be required to liaise with various clients and members of the public and provide administration assistance on all aspects of the lighting design process. You will need to plan, organise, monitor and control your time to ensure effective delivery of the project, ensuring commitments are always kept whilst identifying and implementing opportunities to develop self and team through innovation. You will represent SSE Contracting at local level ensuring all enquiries/complaints are handled in the appropriate manner and acting as an ambassador for SSE.

Your Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate for this role should have good working experience and knowledge of AutoCAD (preferred but not essential) and IT systems such as Excel and Word, excellent organisational skills with an ability to work effectively within a high pressure environment.

You will be self motivated with excellent personal effectiveness and the ability to manage workload whilst balancing client requirements.

You should be a team player with good relationship building skills, excellent verbal & written communication skills and strong attention to detail.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 3rd December 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.