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Distribution - Senior Authorised Person

 

Distribution - Senior Authorised Person

  • 541723
  • Closing at: Sep 2 2022 at 23:55 BST

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Theale, Thames Valley

Salary: £40,658 - £49,626 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time (37 hours per week)

What is the Role?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a SAP (Senior Authorised Person) to join our Harvesting & Tree Cutting team based in Thames Valley area

In this role you will be involved in all aspects of electricity overhead line work up to and including 33kV. The role can be physically demanding and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions. You may be required to participate in standby duties for fault restoration work.

What do I need?

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

Demonstrable experience of working on the overhead distribution systems, preferably with SAP authorisation and be authorised for LV switching on underground & back feedable transformers, as you will be carrying out operational duties on our Network. 

NOP 3/4 would be ideal, inputting Planned Supply Interruptions & writing switching schedules would be an advantage but is not essential.

High regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority.

Outstanding customer relationship skills, and a commitment to providing a high-level service at all times & excellent problem solving and organisational skills.

Enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.

A full UK driving licence is essential for this role

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.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE..

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.clark@sse.com / 01738 341105

EXTERNAL: 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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.

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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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