Position: Technical Delivery Engineer
Salary: car/allowance
Ref: 523566_1583853593
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 10/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Melksham

Salary: £Competitive depending on authorisations and skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week

About the Department

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.

What is the Role

Reporting to the Technical Coordination Manager you will be responsible in the field for guaranteeing that emergency and fault work is completed efficiently & effectively with a focus on fault cost, IIS and GS failures. You will be responsible for helping to continuously deliver safe outcomes for the workforce, customers and the environment and will demonstrate safety as a number one value.

You will ensure that our customers remain at the core of every decision and will work diligently to restore power to external customers as quickly as possible and then ensure a full repair is completed and the job is closed, ensuring that customer and regulator expectations are met and exceeded. You will be the responsible person for ensuring workloads are prioritised, managed and repaired in the most effective way possible; this workload will cover all of the current Live Screen work and will be a field -based technical expert and point of escalation. You will also respond to emergency events including severe weather as required in role and as defined by contract.

What do I need?

City & Guilds 232 or equivalent and/or experience within electrical utilities environment is a necessity for this role.

You will also have:

- Ability and knowledge to engage at all levels and instil a high performing culture

- Sound business and technical knowledge of electricity distribution or similar market sector

- Awareness of key stakeholders and customers for electricity distribution

- Appreciation of other business functions and their relationship with own responsibilities

- Basic understanding of how a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) operates and generates revenue and incentives within the current price control period

- Thorough understanding of local business plan derived from regulatory price control submission

A full UK driving licence is vital for this role as well as a passion for safety and the ability to work well in a team as well as independently.

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

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About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and 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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