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Distributed Energy - Specialist Building Services Design (Electrical) Engineer

 

Distributed Energy - Specialist Building Services Design (Electrical) Engineer

  • 541385
  • Closing at: Jul 12 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow or Reading preferred | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception.

Salary: £33,500 – 50,300 + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

As a Specialist Building Services Design Electrical Engineer, you’ll work within an exciting, challenging and growing area of the SSE Energy Solutions business, supporting our mechanical design teams with electrical engineering input to the evaluation of opportunities, assessment and management of risk, development of conceptual and front-end engineering designs, and facilitation of detailed designs for CHP, LV generation and large heat pumps (and their connection to the electrical network) as well as associated control applications on a wide variety of projects.

SSE Energy Solutions are leading the way with a Net Zero Acceleration Plan with significant investment into renewable technologies; adding to our already sizeable renewable portfolio. Our business uniquely develops a wide range of distributed energy technologies and we are seeking talented and driven individuals who want to make a difference in pursuit of a better future for everyone.

Your main responsibilities within this role will be:

  • To work collaboratively with our Heat Networks team supporting our mechanical engineers with the development of effective technical solutions to achieve our Net Zero Acceleration Plan.
  • To embed innovation into the solutions you will develop and support the electrical aspect of CHP, LV generation and heat pump technologies which all play a huge role in the decarbonisation of heating.
  • In addition to leading internal design elements, you will be required to coordinate and manage design frameworks and external partners.
  • To develop scope, cost, programme and risk for your projects, considering health, safety, and the environment throughout.
  • To grow as a professional individual while you help grow the business.
  • Your knowledge and engineering expertise will play a crucial role in increasing bid success for our business, and in doing so, drive business growth.
  • What do I need?

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

  • Ideally, you will be educated to degree level, or to HNC level with relevant experience in Electrical Engineering within the building services or energy industry.
  • A broad understanding of all areas of the energy industry; in particular; embedded generation, G99 & G100 requirements, heat pumps, CHP’s, building services, smart energy systems and controls, distributed energy technology and distribution networks.
  • You will have experience in the development and design of electrical installations to BS7671; LV, and HV power networks. Ideally, experienced in behind the meter generation, heat pump Infrastructure and dealing with DNO connection applications.
  • You will have experience in assessing existing building electrical infrastructure, making recommendations to key stakeholders through the provision of good quality technical reports.
  • Preferably, you will be professionally registered or working towards professional registration and a member of a relevant engineering institute e.g. IET, CIBSE.
  • About our Business

    SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Energy Solutions and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

    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 zoe.gillespie@sse.com / 01738 344072.

    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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