Position: Trainee Field Unit Engineer
Salary: Car/Cash Allowance
Ref: 523142_1579521379
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 20/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Oban

Salary: £35,000 - 47,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE is a British FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission is part of the SSE Group and is responsible for keeping the lights on for 3.7 million UK homes and businesses.

What is the Role?

SHE Transmission's core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. As part of the Transmission business, SHE Transmission is responsible for delivering over £300M of projects within the Argyll region. We are currently looking for a trainee Field Unit Engineers for our operations activities.

As a trainee you will be working with the Tayside and Argyll Field Unit helping to deliver SSE's operations programme on our transmission networks. This is a key role in helping to build the future network for SSE. You'll be involved in major construction project delivery, outage management, contractor liaison, and on site field unit support. Safety is our number one priority, ensuring that all operational works are carried out to the highest standards. It would be expected that you would achieve Senior Authorised Person within 2-3 years.

What do I need?

You will be familiar with construction health and safety requirements and competent using Microsoft Windows, Outlook and Office applications. A confident communicator, you will be self-motivated, flexible in your approach and able to complete tasks within defined timescales. You must be willing to work away from your base location when required and a full UK driving license is essential. You will have an HNC as a minimum in electrical or power system engineering.

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

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

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.

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash Allowance