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BEMS/BMS Support Engineer

England, London
Car Allowance
Closing date
3 May 2024

Job Details

Title: BEMS Controls Engineer

Location: Field Based covering Southeast England

Salary: Attractive compensation package + company car/cash allowance, overtime opportunities and performance-related bonus.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with opportunities to improve work-life balance.

We are increasing our Engineering capabilities and require people who can bring their skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, and the community you live in.

Ideally, you will have worked in the building controls marketplace, or have a strong technical understanding of building system functionalities; have the desire to bring commercial benefit and long-term value to our customers (by using the BEMS to decarbonise buildings or reduce operating costs for example), and possess excellent service skills to engage with our clients.

We have strategic relationships with major building control and smart building technology companies providing the opportunity to collaborate in bringing new products and solutions to market.

You will likely already be a BEMS engineer, or BEMS Electrician, looking to develop your technical knowledge and get exposure to new systems. But if not, and have a closely related experience we have development programmes that can provide the knowledge you need.

As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that leverage the latest technologies and innovative solutions to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

The personal development of team members is fundamental to how we operate and your own training and development will be mapped out for you with regular reviews to track progress.

About SSE Smart Buildings

We are one of the largest BEMS suppliers in the UK - a top 3 Honeywell Trend Technology Partner, and the first Siemens Master Partner. We love being a market leader and topping out some outstanding projects to the very highest of standards - on time and within budget!

Working alongside our colleagues in SSE we provide some of the most critical building control and energy generation services required by a Zero Carbon world - enabling commercial and public sector customers to achieve their sustainability targets. In addition to building control technologies, our smart energy infrastructure solutions include solar PV, battery storage, heat networks, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

At SSE, you can count on job security and financial stability and we take pride in being a national company with regional offices spread across the country. While we operate on a large scale, we believe in maintaining a close-knit, family-like atmosphere within our teams. Our regional offices allow us to provide local work opportunities, minimizing the need for extensive travel. We value the sense of community and collaboration that comes from working closely with colleagues in the region, making SSE a place where you can build meaningful connections and enjoy a better work-life balance.

Life at SSE?

Professional Development:

We are committed to helping our employees develop their skills and advance their careers. As a BEMS Controls Engineer, you will have access to ongoing training opportunities, including:

  • Early access to manufacturers training programmes
  • In-house training & on-the-job training
  • Industry conferences and workshops
  • Tailored development plans to help you achieve your career ambitions.


We understand the value of mentorship in developing our employees' skills and expertise, and we offer a mentoring program to support our BEMS Controls Engineers. Our mentoring program pairs new hires with experienced engineers who provide guidance and support as they learn the ropes. Or perhaps you are an experienced engineer who would relish the opportunity to impart that knowledge and wisdom as part of your role.

We believe that investing in our employees' professional development is key to our success as a company. If you are looking for a company that values your growth and development, and provides the training and support you need to succeed, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity as a BEMS Controls Engineer.


If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you. From health and wellness to finances and family, SSE has you covered:

  • 34 days holiday (includes Bank Holidays), plus the option to purchase additional days.
  • PensionPlus with 6% employer contributions, rising to 9% after 2 years service and 12% after 10 years service.
  • 7x Life Assurance cover
  • Share Save & SIP plans
  • Cycle To Work scheme up to a generous £2,500
  • EV Salary Sacrifice scheme providing an opportunity to lease an environmentally responsible Electric Vehicle
  • EV Charger loan scheme up to £1,000
  • Shopping discounts galore!

Next steps

If you're ready to take the next step in your career and set yourself on the right path for long-term success, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at SSE. With our commitment to job security, professional development, and supportive culture, we're confident that you'll find a fulfilling career here that aligns with your goals and aspirations. Apply now and take the first step towards achieving your full potential!


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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