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Smart Buildings Commissioning Engineer

London, England
£40600 - £61000 per annum + Car Allowance, Performance Related Bonus
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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About the Role

Base Location: Flexible across Southern England | 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 SSE offices or depots in the South of England.

Salary: £40,600 - £61,000 + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

We are seeking a highly skilled Smart Buildings Commissioning Engineer. As a commissioning engineer you will play a critical role in delivering key projects to our clients.

The successful individual will be driven and technically confident to deliver some exciting BMS projects, whilst using the latest technologies and developments across multiple sectors, such as commercial offices, healthcare and datacentres.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Commissioning the installation of BEMS and Control systems outlined by the Project Manager.

- Composing your own software strategies and graphics engineering.

- Perform physical wiring checks and plant start-ups, provide technical support to other trades and sub-contractors and carry out trouble shooting to diagnose system defects.

What do I need?

- Experience commissioning BEMS and Control systems, especially with Siemens PX and Trend IQ4 controls.

- Exceptional communication and reporting skills are a must-have for maintaining strong relationships with team members and customers.

- Experience crafting your own software strategies and graphics, and your professionalism and dedication are unmatched.

- Driving license is required due to frequent travel.

About our Business

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

Were one of the largest building controls companies in the UK, renowned for its sustainability credentials; and the highest levels of accreditation and market position with leading technology companies including Honeywell (Trend, Tridium & Niagara); Siemens and Distech

Our business helps achieve optimised working environments leading to reductions in buildings 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!

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 Tristan on 01738 344073.

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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