Base Location: Thames Valley
Salary: £24,479 - £29,879 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
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.
At SSEN, our core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. Our strategy is to deliver sustained growth in the dividend payable to shareholders through efficient operation of; and investment in, a balanced range of regulated and non-regulated businesses.
We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Sub Station Clearance / Inspection Operative to join our team.
Your main responsibilities will be annual Substation plant inspections on SSEN’s 11kV network you also be involved in vegetation clearance and weed control. The role can be demanding, and you will be working outdoors in all weathers.
What do I need?
To be successful in this role, you must have excellent customer service skills and a high regard for your own and the safety of others in all situations. You’ll have good problem solving and organisational skills. As there is a requirement to travel in different locations, a full driving license is therefore essential. As a lone worker, you will need to be self-motivated. Relevant on site experience would be beneficial & previous experience with landscaping machinery, PA1 and PA6 NPTC spraying qualifications would be an advantage, but not necessary as all training can be provided.
We believe our people are our most important asset and we also believe in developing our staff to get the best from them, building up talent from within. You will benefit from a pension, a generous holiday entitlement (with the option to purchase additional holidays), the option to join a share plan, plus reduced rates for phone, broadband and energy supply.
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. Help us power change.
What's in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org/01738344528
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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