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Engineering & Maintenance Supervisor


Engineering & Maintenance Supervisor

  • 539878
  • Closing at: May 26 2022 at 23:55 BST

Base Location: Slough, Berkshire

Salary: Competitive + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

What is the Role? 

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll provide supervision and planning for Technicians to best utilise their and competence to deliver a high standard of work execution on station equipment, that ensures the safety, reliability, flexibility and efficiency of plant and equipment is maintained to meet the Company’s requirements.

A key member of the engineering team, you’ll make significant contributions to the delivery of the site maintenance and outage work scopes.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Supervision of the maintenance of station assets including reactive and proactive work as instructed by the Engineering Manager

- Contributing towards the delivery of projects in alignment with the SSE and station strategies including financial justification preparation, specification, procurement, implementation and commissioning

- Leading in the event of plant failures and /or unplanned outages, providing resources and materials to achieve the most effective resolution both cost and timewise

- Instruction and management of Staff and contractor resources to deliver work in accordance with SHE, technical and commercial requirements

- Communicate engineering and process needs directly to the Engineers to enable the rapid repair of plant and to ensure reliability of equipment through a pro-active programme of maintenance and projects

What do I need?

To be considered, we’d love you to have:

- Relevant qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering 

- Experience of leading a team in a similar role

- AP2, AP3 and AP4 authorised and competent in the use of Maximo for work control

- Highly competent in SHE practices including Control person safety, IOSSH, COSSH etc

- Strong understanding of the business processes necessary to operate, maintain and control power plants

- Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with ability to communicate at various levels including senior management

About our Business

SSE Energy Solutions is the Distributed Energy (DE) 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.

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.

To discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact

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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