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SCADA Field Engineer

Employer
SSE
Location
Scotland, Aberdeen / Perth, Scotland, Perth & Kinross / Dundee, Scotland
Salary
£49559 - £56757 per annum + Car Allowance
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Reference
549558

Job Details

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible Scotland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSEN offices or depots around the UK this includes but is not limited to Glasgow, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness and Peterhead.

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

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

The Real-Time Systems Delivery (RTSD) Team is responsible for the project delivery, design, installation, testing and commissioning of Industrial Control Systems, Operational Communications and SCADA field systems that SHEPD use to operate our primary and secondary assets across multiple locations across the Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) licensed area.

As a SCADA Field Engineer you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of Operational Technology equipment to ensure the efficient and reliable operation of the SCADA network. You will work closely with Design Engineers, Project Managers and internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of projects to SHEPD standards.

Your key responsibilities will be:

- Deliver Operational Communication and SCADA systems that monitor and control SHEPD's primary and secondary assets.

- Configure, test, commission and manage Remote Terminal Units (RTU's) and other intelligent electronic devices to implement functional logic.

- Configure, test, commission and manage communication devices, to ensure remote connectivity to the Distribution Control Centre.

- Collaborate with Design Engineers to review internal technical documentation, including ownership of site commissioning documentation.

- Provide technical support to the broader business and key stakeholders.

- A good understanding of Operational Safety Rules and setting to work practices.

What do I need?

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

- An HNC in a relevant engineering discipline or working in a similar role with proven experience and recognised in-house qualifications.

- Experience configuring and commissioning SCADA systems, RTUs and network communication devices would be beneficial.

- Experience of communications protocols and operational communication methods.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate diligence and prioritise tasks.

- Technically minded with fault finding and problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

- Flexibility is essential as you will be required to work on a standby rota to respond to incidents outwith normal working hours and weekends.

- The role requires travel to substations, remote sites and other SSE offices, so a full driving license is essential.

We would love to hear from you if you are a SCADA Field Engineer or experienced in a similar technical role looking for a challenging and rewarding role in the Electricity utilities sector. Development may be offered to a suitable candidate with transferrable skills.

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 Fiona on 01738 340958.

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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