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HVDC Engineer Opportunities


HVDC Engineer Opportunities

  • 542596
  • Closing at: Oct 14 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness 

Salary: £ Depending on role + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Due to our continued growth within SSEN Transmission, we have numerous opportunities for passionate HVDC Engineers to help deliver our ambitious plans over the next 5 years and beyond, as we directly facilitate Scotland's ambitions to meet Net-Zero.

We have opportunities throughout Scotland for:



Senior Engineers

With the following disciplines:

HV Plant / Auxiliary Systems / HVDC Control & Protection/Cable/Civil.

What do I need?

The requirements for these roles are as follows:

- Qualification of minimum BEng level in a relevant electrical/mechanical/systems/civil engineering discipline, or, HND in such discipline, with determination to attain BEng on a part-time work release basis.

- Excellent communication, time-management, and organisational skills.

- The attitude, initiative and determination to deliver high-value, complex construction projects – in time, on budget and according to specification.

- An enthusiasm to integrate with, and provide positive contribution to, a team of specialist engineering professionals, technical team, and innovation and building your career within the HVDC electricity networks industry.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

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 Debbie on / 01738 342939.

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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