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Field Asset Officer


Field Asset Officer

  • 528097

Base Location: Field Based, Flexible throughout UK.

Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus.

Working Pattern: Full-time | Permanent | Flexible Working options available

What is the Role?

Within the role of Field Asset Officer you’ll be responsible for undertaking Audit and Inspection duties on a day to day basis to ensure satisfactory technical compliance with current industry standards of newly constructed gas networks to be adopted by the IGT owner Indigo Pipelines. (SSE Utility Solutions are the contracted UIP Partner and Asset Operator for Indigo Pipelines Ltd).

You’ll be required to carry out Annual Periodic Inspections of existing Gas Networks supplying Multi-Occupancy Developments therefore a sound Knowledge of IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats) will be essential. 

Supervisory experience would be an advantage as you’ll be required to manage major Mains Diversion projects.

What do I need?

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

  • Relevant Gas Industry Legislation and Regulations Relevant Institute of Gas Engineers Main Laying and Service Laying Standards (TD/3 and TD/4)# IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats)
  • Recognised HS&E qualification, SCO trained and NRSWA accreditation
  • You’ll have the ability to display an understanding of current Gas industry connection activities and will preferably be a member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers as an Engineering Technician.
  • You’ll have strong communication skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Due to the nature of the Field Based role you’ll require a full current UK driving license.

About our Business

SSE Enterprise Utilities 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. 

Read more about our inclusion and diversity commitments here

Next Steps 

All applications should be submitted online, it doesn’t take long.

If you would like a confidential informal discussion about this role before applying, to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require, please contact / 01738 342298. 

I'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. 

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.   



Closing date: Jun 21, 2021

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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:

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