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Assistant Project Engineer

Scotland, Glasgow
£32600 - £48800 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Closing date
20 Sep 2023

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About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness

Salary: £32,600 - £48,800 + car /car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Project Engineer are:

- To support the Sustainability Manager in the development of the Project sustainability strategy, working with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve the Projects sustainability goals.

- To coach the project team members and wider stakeholders to improve ownership and understanding of sustainability.-* Collate and quality check sustainability data and reporting information from project and contractor organisations.

-Ensure that a holistic approach is embedded within the Project that encompasses people, communities, the environment and a fair contribution to society

-To build a workplace that is passionate about sustainability.

-To stand as a focal point for sustainability technical advice.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Holds a relevant degree qualification in an engineering, environmental or sustainability related subject.

- Have an analytical mind set to support quality data gathering, reporting and analysis.

- Knowledge of the construction sector, with a broad understanding of environmental, societal and economic impacts.

- Working knowledge of relevant environmental or sustainability regulatory and best practice frameworks.

- Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

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?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ' Inclusion & Diversity at SSE ' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Debbie on 01738 342939.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality 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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