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Technical Services Data Technician

Scotland, Glasgow / Perth & Kinross, Perth, Scotland
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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About the role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: up to £40,246 and a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

The key duties and responsibilities of the Technical Services Data Technician are as follows:

- Management of all protection asset information, including IEDs and auxiliary relays and equipment.

- Management of control system asset information such as remote terminal units, bay controllers, network switches and GPS clocks.

- Ensuring Key Performance Indicator information is maintained for all Technical Services assets.

- Data review and assurance checks on all inputs to protection and control asset database (IPS) from Engineering teams throughout project delivery and handover into business-as-usual activities.

- Ensuring accuracy of this information such that statutory and internal reporting requirements can be implemented, and appropriate business planning activities carried out.

What do I need?

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

- Minimum SVQ Level 3 in engineering discipline, HNC preferred. Experience in a similar role within the power systems industry will be considered.

- Excellent understanding and use of Microsoft Office. Advantageous to have experience of other systems such as Vault, ESRI ArcGIS and IPS.

- Excellent organisational and communication skills.

- Full UK driving licence.

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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