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Commissioning Technician


Commissioning Technician

  • 540324
  • Closing at: May 19 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £36,836 to £48,648 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

-The Commissioning Technician's key responsibilities are: 

-Provision of first line support for development, preparation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and upgrade of Transmission Control Centre SCADA displays and controls, enabling delivery of a safe and reliable interface for 24/7 Transmission system operations and safety. 

-Integration of operational data and signalling from the Transmission asset base into the control centre systems and onwards to the GB System Operator to meet our Transmission License, Grid Code and STC obligations. 

-Use and maintenance of the security of the Data Historian System called PI.

-Provision of TCC Systems technical guidance to TCC Control Room and Transmission Field Unit Engineers.

What do I need?

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

-Knowledge and understanding of the Transmission network coupled with previous technical experience in a role involving electrical, mechanical or hydraulic systems and SCADA would be an advantage.

-The foresight to be able to technically design new displays for safe operation by Transmission Control Room.

-Excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritise to meet strict contractual deadlines. You should also have the ability to be able to communicate to a wide audience - internal and external Project Managers, Project Engineers, National Grid and External Contractors.

-You will possess or be working towards a recognised Engineering qualification.

-Logical analysis and fault-finding skills.

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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