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Commissioning Support Engineer


Commissioning Support Engineer

  • 543886
  • Closing at: Feb 6 2023 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Aberdeen, Glasgow or Inverness

Salary: £53,681 - £62,405 + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

The duties and responsibilities of the Commissioning Support Engineer are:

- Support Transmission Operations to safely deliver Transmission Projects and Customer Connections onto the SSE Transmission Network.

- Accountable to the Business for the safety, health and welfare of all personnel and activities being managed, including compliance with STC Code of Practice, SSEN Technical and Quality Standards, ESQCR Standards, Commissioning Processes, CDM regulations, and engagement with regulators and third-parties including statutory stakeholders.

- Ensure the projects are developed and delivered to the appropriate Technical and Quality Standards as set out in the Project Commissioning Plan, whilst identifying opportunities for business improvements.

- Work closely with the key stakeholders for the projects including National Grid System Operator, Developers, Outage Planning, System Planning, Distribution, Generation, SSEN Technical and Design Authority, Operations, Maintenance, Asset Management, Control Room and Contractors Commissioning Personnel.

- Chair Commissioning Panel Meetings, Project Safety Reviews and attend Design, Outage, NGESO Compliance, Project Assurance and Programme reviews.

What do I need?

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

- Experience in the Electricity Transmission industry: Strong Commissioning, Engineering and Construction knowledge.

- Good understanding of the STC Codes of Practice, BETTA process, Outage Planning, System Planning etc.

- An understanding of industry and Health and Safety legislation.

- Good People Management and Strong Leadership Skills.

- The ability to work alone or with a diverse team of multi-disciplined engineers and managers. This role covers the whole of the SSE Transmission Network therefore an amount of travelling will be expected of the successful applicant. 

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 344049.

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

Explore our full list of benefits:

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