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Assistant Substation Project Engineer


Assistant Substation Project Engineer

  • 540962
  • Closing at: May 23 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Inverness or Aberdeen

Salary: £29,000 - £43,600 + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

SSEN Transmission has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Engineer to provide support to our multi-disciplined team of engineers who work on a wide range of projects.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

- Supporting the team with the drafting and preparation of engineering designs, documents or assessments for our projects

- Working closely with our Engineers and Managers to help ensure that engineering and quality risks are identified and understood and that appropriate measures are put in place to minimise risk to projects

- Assisting in supporting budget submissions; engaging consultants to support our works; collating, checking and entering data into our Asset Register system

-Preparing key engineering documents

What do I need?

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

-Experience of working in a technical role within a client or contracting organisation within the UK electricity supply industry would be advantageous.

-An understanding of the UK Transmission business, including its legal and regulatory frameworks, and industry technical standards and specifications.

-You must be a problem solver with the strength of character to ensure critical matters are addressed by the project teams.

-Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work with a minimum of supervision and with a large degree of personal responsibility for delivering the required outputs to programme.

-Qualified to a minimum of HND level, with relevant experience within a similar role.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 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.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted 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 differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 342939.

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.




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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

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