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Smart Buildings Control Engineer

London, England
Car allowance & Performance related bonus
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: London & the South East

Salary: Competitive + car / cash allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

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

As part of our growth plans, we are looking to increase our BMS Support team and require a Smart Buildings Support Engineer to work across London & the South East. We are looking for exceptional people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable for you, your family and the community you live in.

Want to make a difference? Be part of an amazing team? Carry out innovative PPM activities and energy reduction initiatives whilst at the same time expanding your skills and knowledge? Then this could be the opportunity for you!

Our Support business has a fantastic reputation in the industry and has some exciting plans to grow and develop the region further which you can play a key part in.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Carrying out BMS pre planned maintenance, small upgrades and additional works across various sites around London & the South East.

- Responding to and resolving reactive breakdowns both within core business hours and as part of the out of hours standby team.

- Identifying system improvements such as upgrades, system enhancements and software improvements to ensure energy performance is being managed efficiently.

- Providing detailed and concise reports based upon your onsite activities.

What do I need?

- Good technical experience in Trend, Siemens or Tridium BEMS/HVAC Building Controls.

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain a collaborative working environment with all stakeholders, including customers and external service providers.

- Excellent levels of customer service with a professional approach and a dedication to meeting customer expectations, including delivering technical support, coaching and direction.

- An agile working approach with flexibility to support on call rota structure.

- As you will be traveling to different sites, it is essential that you hold a full driving licence.

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 our customers to achieve their sustainability targets.

Whats in it for you?

We're committed to helping our employees develop their skills and advance their careers. As a Smart Buildings Control Engineer, you will have access to ongoing training opportunities, including:

- Early access to manufacturer's training programmes.

- In-house training and on-the-job training.

- Industry conferences and workshops.

- Tailored development plans to help you achieve your career ambitions.

We also offer a mentoring program which pairs new hires with experienced engineers who provide guidance and support as you learn the ropes.

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

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!

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Tristan on 01738 344073.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records 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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