Transmission Control Engineer – Control Centre x 2

£42,908 - £56,671
06 Sep 2017
24 Sep 2017


Transmission Control Engineer – Control Centre x 2

Location: Perth

Salary: £42,908 - £56,671 depending on skills and experience

Permanent – Full Time Hours

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks forms part of the FTSE-50 energy company, SSE. Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.7 million homes and businesses across the north of Scotland and Central Southern England. Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Within Transmission, our network is in a period of rapid expansion in response to the significant growth in renewable generation connections meeting the UK climate change and renewable generation targets. This expansion includes the introduction of new technologies such as DC Subsea Links alongside circuit upgrades such as the Beauly / Denny 400 kV reinforcement.

Due to this growth, we have exciting and challenging opportunities for Transmission Control Engineers based within our Transmission Control Centre in Perth. We are looking for an experienced engineer to join our day team who will ensure that these changes are safely delivered onto the live network within the control centre. This role will involve the coordination of commissioning programs and operational data, power system analysis and ensuring the provision of appropriate SCADA displays and PSS/E models prior to network changes. In real time, commissioning and switching up to 400kV with the opportunity of moving to a senior control engineer role.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of an HNC in electrical engineering and will have been authorised to SAP level. You will have a relevant background in power system operation and will possess strong communication skills and the ability to communicate complex issues effectively to a diverse range of stakeholders. We are looking for team players who will work well in a knowledge sharing culture. You will be able to demonstrate a flexible and proactive approach to work in order to achieve results and will thrive under pressure.

If you have the skills to work in an environment that is passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do, and want to be part of one of the greatest growth industries of the 21st century, we'd like to hear from you.

For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return, you'll enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.

If you resonate with the above, click the Apply button to submit your application, with a CV to hand, it takes no more than 10 minutes.

Good luck!

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 24th September 2017.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.

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