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Smart Buildings Project Engineer

England, London
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Location: Field based, travelling to and from customer sites across London and the South East, supported by a team based in Egham, Surrey,

Salary: Competitive + company car / cash allowance + overtime opportunities + performance-related bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First approaches to work available.

The role

As a Smart Buildings Project Engineer, you'll be the driving force behind our projects across London and the South East.

As part of our team, you'll work on cutting-edge projects that leverage the latest technologies and innovations to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

What do I Need?

  • Engineering experience within BMS industry, looking to develop your technical knowledge and work with new systems.
  • Collaborate with our clients and the team to design, install, and commission BMS systems
  • Experience on projects from inception to completion, ensuring they meet quality and time line expectations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, demonstrating your expertise.

What's in it for you?

Aside from a salary aligned with your experience and industry standards, we are committed to helping our employees develop their skills and advance their careers. You will have access to ongoing training opportunities, including:

  • Early access to manufacturer's products and training programmes
  • In-house training & on-the-job training
  • Industry conferences and workshops
  • Tailored development plans to help you achieve your career ambitions.

We also offer an excellent benefits package with 34 days annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, 6% employer contribution pensions, 7 x Life Assurance Cover, Shopping Discounts and much more. View our full benefits package on our careers site.

About Us

SSE Smart Buildings business makes some of the most iconic buildings come alive!

We're one of the largest building controls companies in the UK, renowned for its sustainability credentials; and enjoy strategic relationships with leading technology companies including Honeywell (Trend & Tridium); Siemens and Distech.

Our business helps achieve optimised working environments leading to reductions in building's energy consumption through the installation and maintenance of a variety of building control technologies, including Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), and the application of data analytics to provide building performance insights.

In addition to building control technologies, we deploy smart energy infrastructure solutions including: solar PV, battery storage, heat pumps and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

We love being a market leader and topping out some outstanding projects to the very highest of standards - on time and within budget!

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!

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.

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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