Base Location: Aberdeenshire
Salary: £26,120 - £34,500 depending on experience + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
What is the Role?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Linesperson to join our team based in Aberdeenshire.
Typical responsibilities will include:
- Carry out construction and repair work of LV electrical plant and equipment from 11kV up to 33kV.
- Be responsible for the safety of yourself and colleagues, and act as ambassador working outdoors in all weather conditions and there will also be a requirement to undertake standby duties for a strong safety culture in everything you do.
- This role can be demanding, and you'll be required to respond quickly to emergency situations; we want to provide the best possible service to our customers in their time of need.
- Working outdoors in all weather conditions and there will also be a requirement to undertake standby duties.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
- Industry recognised OHL qualifications LV, 11kV & 33kV.
- Qualification from a recognised training school; experience or qualification in 11kV; Live Line work is highly advantageous however not essential.
- Proven track record in construction, repair and operation of electrical plant and equipment.
- The following qualifications are highly desirable, however not essential to your application as training may be provided; HGV, Towing, MEWP Ticket, Pole Top Rescue / Tower Rescue, JCB 360, 180 Excavator and First Aid.
- It is an essential requirement for this role that you have a full, current driving licence.
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.
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 Gerard.Doran@sse.com / 01738 344528.
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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