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Scheduling Technician

Aberdeenshire, Peterhead, Scotland
£39415 - £45136 per annum + Performance related bonus
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Electrical, Mechanical, Project Engineering
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About our Business

SSE Thermal is on a mission to deliver the flexible energy needed today while powering the transition to net zero. Our 600+ employees play a crucial role in keeping the lights on across the UK and Ireland and we're rising to the low-carbon challenge with our teams at the cutting-edge of vital technologies. We're developing ground-breaking carbon capture and storage projects and progressing plans for what could be the world's first hydrogen-fired power station, as well as a major hydrogen storage facility and exploring other exciting options as we decarbonise. We've already achieved a lot - but we're just getting started. As part of SSE, which could invest in excess of £40bn across the next decade, we're at the forefront of the energy transition - so come join us as we continue to grow and power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Peterhead Power Station, Aberdeenshire

Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scheduler to join our Thermal team based at Peterhead Power Station. Reporting into the Lead Asset Engineer Mechanical and Projects, you will be responsible for operation and maintenance of the Enterprise Asset Management system IBM Maximo, including the creating, auditing, updating, scheduling, managing job plans, preventive maintenance routines, and work orders, to meet the company objectives in terms of SHE performance, cost, reliability, efficiency and availability.

Key Responsibilities:

- Ensure all maintenance and repair activities are coordinated, scheduled, and executed to meet scheduled completion dates and to minimize impact to the operations in accordance with the guidance provided by the station Operation and Maintenance team.

- Comply with company policies and procedures for the procurement of goods and works, monitor and track procurement of goods in conjunction with the business support department and manage KPI reporting for the site and schedules associated with works for revenue and capital projects.

- Contribute to the annual budget preparation and manage expenditure within your area of responsibility, including accurate forecasting and receipting.

- Co-ordinate the station schedule in conjunction with operations, maintenance and engineering ensuring priority works are agreed and scheduled.

- There is a general responsibility to maintain compliance with legislation, in addition you may have responsibility for maintaining station compliance with specific areas of legislation such as the dangerous substances and explosive atmosphere regulations.

What do I need?

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

- HND in engineering or similar technical discipline.

- Previous industrial technical experience in power generation or process industry.

- Skilful in using enterprise asset management software, i.e. IBM Maximo or similar application and familiar with maintenance management activities.

- Ability to multi-task and support multiple teams.

- Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Teams.

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 Hannah on 01738 341147

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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