CAD Summer Placements - Transmission
- Scotland, Glasgow / Scotland, Aberdeen
- Closing date
- 19 Mar 2023
- Control & Instrumentation, Systems
- Computing & IT, Power, Renewables
- Job Type
- Intern & Placement
Duration: 12 weeks commencing 5 June 2023
Base Location: Glasgow or Aberdeen
Salary: Circa £20,100 per annum pro rata
Working Pattern: Fixed Term Contract | Full Time | Flexible First options available
What is the role?
Working as part of our CAD team, we have opportunities for students to support projects across our Transmission business. We're at the forefront of some really high-profile projects which are ensuring our transmission network is structurally sound, operating safely and efficiently and providing sustainable and reliable energy to all.
We have ambitious net zero targets, and our business is growing to help us achieve our strategy. We're looking for students who can bring fresh ideas, new skills and creative thinking, to deliver innovative solutions to help us reach net zero. This is an exciting time to join SSE, you have the power to make a change and help us build a better, more sustainable world of energy for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.
Our CAD team supports multi-disciplinary teams across the Transmission business. During your placement you will use your Autodesk AutoCAD and Revit software skills and BIM collaboration knowledge to support substation projects in the North of Scotland. Tasks will vary from creating & modifying 2D & 3D models, draughting drawings for planning and tender purposes, to supporting ongoing development of our internal digital collaboration practices. This is a very exciting time for our CAD team as we continue to grow our in-house capabilities to meet ambitious goals for the business.
Our Transmission Engineering summer placements provides real hands-on experience through a 12 week placement in one of our engineering based teams. Throughout the placement, you will have the support of a business mentor and buddy, who will provide guidance and support to enable you to reach your full potential.
Our summer placement students work collaboratively in a variety of contexts, while also taking ownership of their role by working under their own direction to drive action forward. There will also be networking and presentation opportunities, specialist sessions and support from our graduates.
What do I need?
We have opportunities for those studying degrees inclusive of Computer Aided Draughting & Design/ Computer Aided Architectural Design & Technology/BIM
We'd love you to show your passion for the energy sector, as well as demonstrable experience of working in a team. You'll also be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges and should have a genuine interest in SSE and the prospect of a long-term future with us.
About our Business
SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining, and operating a network for net zero.
What's in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE to find out more.
All applications should be submitted online.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact by email or you are very welcome to request a call if you would prefer to discuss on the phone.
Before commencing employment with SSE, youll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.
We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.
We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.
We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition. This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.
Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.
We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.
Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.
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