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Distribution - Mobile Generation Fitter


Distribution - Mobile Generation Fitter

  • 542501
  • Closing at: Feb 3 2023 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Base Location: Poole

Salary: £30,272 - £35,194 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent

Mobile Generation is used to keep the customers lights on when supplies are not available either during planned work or in an emergency, and as a Mobile Diesel Generation (MDG) Fitter, you’ll be responsible for:

 - Ensuring our own fleet of mobile generation is available and ready to restore customer supplies during planned and unplanned interruptions.

 - In this role, you’ll ensure SEPD’s mobile generation fleet is kept at a high state of readiness, whilst maintaining a high level of company and regulatory health, safety and environmental standards.

 - In addition, you’ll service the mobile generation fleet, including planned, preventative and reactive maintenance, repairing or replacing defective equipment, general upkeep of plant, adequate reporting of fleet conditions and status, as well as occasional out of hours’ support. 

 - You’ll report to the MDG Manager at Poole depot however, because the role requires visits to sites throughout the regions throughout the SEPD licence area, there is flexibility for you to be located within any of our regions.

What do I need?

To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you hold:

 - A time served apprenticeship within vehicle/plant/HGV or mobile generator fitter.

 - A relevant City and Guilds certificate would be advantageous, however the ability to demonstrate relevant experience will be considered and training will be provided on SSE fleet specific equipment.

 - As this role includes travelling across the SEPD licence area, a UK driving licence is essential; you’ll be provided with company transport to carry out your duties.

 - An HGV/LGV driving licence would also be a bonus, including any previous or current network authorisations. 

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

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 Robert.cClark@sse.com / 01738 341105

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:

UK benefits booklet

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