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Electrical Network Engineer

Hampshire, England, Basingstoke / Hampshire, Aldershot, England / England, Farnham, Surrey
£39415 - £50611 per annum + Car allowance
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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About the role

Base Location: Aldershot, Farnham or Basingstoke

Salary: £39,415 - £50,611 depending on skills and experience + car / cash allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

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

We are looking for a Network Engineer to join our team!

As a Network Engineer you will be responsible for the completion of works to improve the health index of the network.

Roles & responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- Deliver maintenance to ensure reliable performance and network security to meet regulatory and business plan objectives as well as responsible for helping to continuously deliver safe outcomes for the workforce, customers and the environment.

- Ensure that SSEN's customers remain at the core of every decision to ensure great customer service performance and value is delivered by self, team and contract partners, to meet and exceed customer and regulator expectations.

- Operate to a customer-led productivity and performance culture for all staff by delivering the work planned and scheduled by the scheduling team in an efficient and effective manner so that we will achieve our business targets and remain within budgetary parameters.

- Understand and ensure that issues on the network are dealt with appropriately and proactively, to minimise risk to project, asset or programme.

What do I need?

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

- HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or other relative engineering discipline (or relevant experience in a similar role).

- Proven experience in site project and contractual management.

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

- Site Managers Safety Training or IOSH Managing Safety.

- Relevant operational/technical experience and knowledge - SAP experience on EHV/HV/LV systems Training/Development will be provided.

Travel is required and as a result we can only accept applications from candidates that hold a current driving licence.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net zero, so teamwork will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger - an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

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 Kim on 01738 344051.

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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