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Asset Engineer

Employer
SSE
Location
Scotland, Glasgow
Salary
£49559 - £56757 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024
Reference
549274

Job Details

About the role

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £49,559 - £56,757 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

We are currently recruiting for an Asset Engineer specifically substation related into our Asset Management team; the key responsibilities are:

- To assess, understand and predict the performance, integrity and condition of substation assets (transformers, switchgear) and enable timely interventions to maintain overall network reliability.

- You will deliver value and contribute to the overall operational excellence of the business. This will require a practical approach combining effective and efficient technical advice on equipment related matters and the accurate review and reporting of asset condition from which you will be required to undertake thorough and detailed interpretation and analysis before making recommendation on the need for interventions.

- You will be required to communicate the results of assessments effectively to various stakeholders and assist in developing work plans including the design of repair/modification/replacement works, cost estimating and programming.

- Although office-based, you will make frequent site visits and enjoy immense variety in your role that few other companies could offer due to our unique portfolio of assets.

What do I need?

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

- You should have a keen interest in asset management and significant hands-on experience of either design, construction or operation & maintenance of Transmission Substation Plant and ideally educated to degree level in a relevant Engineering subject.

- You should have an understanding of legislation, design and operational standards. The ideal candidate will be Chartered or close to it and will have significant experience relating to asset integrity assessments, management of risk and performance of ageing structures.

- You will display excellent communication and interpersonal skills and possess an innovative mind set, with a flexible approach.

- Furthermore, you'll have the capacity to deliver high quality work on a consistent basis in a demanding environment.

- The technical support and guidance you provide will relate to Transmission assets.

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.

Company

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.

Website: careers.sse.com

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