Position: Technical Administrator
Salary: Up to GBP28000 per annum
Ref: 522044_1573473501
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 11/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: circa £28,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy. SSE Enterprise Utilities is part of the Distributed Energy business of SSE plc. Distributed Energy offers a full range of services which contribute to the development of smart cities and smart places, in both public and private sectors. We finance, own, operate and maintain a broad portfolio, from electrical vehicle (EV) infrastructure, to distributed energy systems including renewable and low-carbon generation, energy storage and heat networks as well as building owning and adopting private HV networks. Were also proud to be at the forefront of using technology to help enable a low-carbon world. This involves providing customers with energy optimisation solutions through intelligent systems and offering platforms and connectivity to enable smart energy infrastructure and demand management services.

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

What is the Role?

A Technical Support Administrator is required to support the Asset Integrity Manager within the Gas Assets team of the SSE Enterprise Distributed Energy division. This team is responsible for the continued management of the condition and upkeep of Multi-occupancy dwelling gas networks adopted by the IGT owner Indigo Pipelines (SSE Utility Solutions are the contracted Asset Manager for Indigo Pipelines Ltd) to ensure sound integrity and thus continued safe operation.

As TSA you will conduct periodic audits; review competence qualification and accreditation database. You will have previously worked with GIRS surveillance audit reports to identify any issues that require investigation; managing the process to completion.

Prior experience working with MAMCoP compliance audit reports is also desirable for identification of potential issues and you will be responsible for monitoring the process.

You should have demonstrable experience in working with HS & E incident reports for reporting any problems.

What do I need?

To be considered for the role, you will have demonstrable experience of current Gas industry connection activities and will ideally be a member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers as an Engineering Technician.

The ideal candidate will come from a Utilities background; possessing excellent communication and report writing skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft office; CAD skills would also be beneficial although there is opportunity for development.

A strong knowledge of the following is required to be considered for the role:

- Relevant Gas Industry Legislation and Regulations

- Relevant Institute of Gas Engineers Main Laying and Service Laying Standards (TD/3 and TD/4)# IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats)

You will preferably have a recognised HS& E qualification or be SCO trained or have an NRSWA accreditation.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with 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 its 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.