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Live Line Harvesting Supervisor / Operator

 

Live Line Harvesting Supervisor / Operator

  • 543180
  • Closing at: Dec 9 2022 at 23:55 GMT

About the Role

Job Title: Live Harvesting Supervisor

Location: Perth

Salary: £30,272 to £35,194 (depending on skills and experience) plus additional skills allowance.

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

An opportunity has arisen for a self motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Live Line Harvesting team based in Perth.

Working as part of a team your main responsibilities will include direct on-site supervision of Live Line Harvesting operations throughout Scotland.

Additionally, you will be responsible for site assessment, completion of risk assessments and all necessary associated paperwork.

Key accountabilities of the role

  • Carry out site assessments ensuring that work is carried out in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with our procedures.
  • This role will be demanding as you will spend the majority of your working day working within the red zone adjacent to the live overhead network and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • The Live Line Harvesting team carry out operations across Scotland, you will also be required to travel at short notice for fault restoration work therefore flexibility is a must.

 

What do I need?

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience of supervising mechanised harvesting or similar works.
  • Additionally, you will have experience of commercial chainsaw work and climbing will be of benefit.
  • You will have a sound knowledge and understanding of the HV and LV overhead network.
  • You’ll be a great team worker and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • As part of this role you will use your good leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem solving skills and will be able to work accurately and independently holding a high regard for safety, of both yourself and your surroundings at all times is imperative.

Key accountabilities of the role

  • Active management of a tree cutting programme to deliver required outputs, production reporting in a timely and accurate manner including providing realistic forecasts
  • Maintain a safe working environment through site visits, safety briefings and incident investigation providing an open and inclusive safety culture within the team
  • Effective management of an annual budget ensuring all work is completed within cost parameters
  • Provide mentoring and support to lesser skilled members of the team whilst actively contributing during team meetings / group calls covering safety, production etc.
  • Identifying and implementing areas of improvement with particular focus on efficiency whilst providing a high level of customer service

 

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.

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 Robert on  Robert.Clark@sse.com / 01738 341105.

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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