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Offshore Installation Engineer

Scotland, Glasgow
£45400 - £68200 per annum + Car allowance & Performance related bonus
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Electrical, Project Engineering
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Base Location: Perth, Inverness, Aberdeen or Glasgow

Salary: £45,400 - £68,200 + 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

SSEN Transmission are currently recruiting for an experienced Offshore Installation Engineer to join our HVDC Project Engineering team and support our growing portfolio of subsea HV cable projects. You'll play a central role throughout development and execution of all offshore works pertaining to critical national infrastructure. You'll play a key part in delivering Net Zero.

The key responsibilities of the Offshore Installation Engineer are:

- Apply design & engineering governance throughout each project phase and demonstrate same during "Gate" assurance reviews.

- Support project FEED, including the preparation of technical work scope and specification for specialist surveys, studies and supervision.

- Review & accept the contractors' engineering & design deliverables; balancing technical risk/benefit to make confident design decisions.

- Mobilise offshore to supervise critical installation works for compliance with the Employer's requirements and industry best-practice.

- Promote safe design & construction and discharge CDM duties, as a member of SSE's Designer/Principal Designer team.

What do I need?

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

- Minimum qualification level of BEng in a relevant engineering discipline.

- Knowledge and experience from performing a similar role, including time spent offshore for subsea installation/construction works.

- Working knowledge of relevant industry standards, specifications, and high aptitude for safe working.

- Excellent communication, time-management, and organisational 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 Iona on 01738 344049.

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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