Base Location: Reading, Portsmouth, Poole, New Forest, Slough
Salary: Circa £19,000 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time
What is the Role?
Our Electrical Power Networks Engineer Apprenticeship Engineer programme lasts for up to four years and combines academic study with work based experience.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to be:
For this engineering career entrance pathway we are looking for individuals who are keen to develop their electrical engineering education journey in addition to starting their career. We are therefore looking for applicants who do not currently hold a HND, or above, in Electrical engineering. For those of you who have already achieved this level of qualification then there are alternate entry route that will be more suited to your achievements to date.
About our Business
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution is responsible for ensuring a safe and reliable supply of electricity to 3.8 million customers in communities across its network. SSEN Distribution employs more than 3,500 people, including skilled engineers, customer service teams and future energy experts many of whom live as well as work in the communities they serve. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network they're ensuring local communities from the Shetland Islands to the Isle of Wight, and Portsmouth to Aberdeen continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future.
Life at SSE
If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.
At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.
SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE. As part of SSE’s commitment to increasing female representation in STEM careers, we particularly welcome applications from women.
Read more about our inclusion and diversity commitments here.
All applications should be submitted online.
The deadline to submit your application is Sunday, 8th August at 11.55pm.
If you would like a confidential informal discussion about this role before applying, to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.
EXTERNAL: 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.
INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.
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