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Renewables - Operations Support Engineer


Renewables - Operations Support Engineer

  • 542485
  • Closing at: Oct 5 2022 at 23:55 BST

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our Ireland sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Ballyconnell, Newcastle West, Meentycat, or Co Donegal.

Salary: Up to €65,000 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Reporting to the Operations Support Manager, you’ll be part of a team delivering quality and safety support to the onshore wind GB and Ireland Operations business.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

- The promotion of Quality processes and practices across the business in accordance with ISO9001.

- The delivery of improvement projects in support of the Operational business.

- Leading and supporting on safety initiatives across the region.

- Stakeholder engagement to promote Operational Excellence.

- To act as Subject Matter Expert on SSoW topics such as Working at Height, WTSR etc.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have;

- A background operating as a Wind Technician, an Engineering Graduate or an industrial professional who has an interest in wind generation.

- A strong understanding of safe working practices.

- The ability to work independently as scope for development within the role is available with additional training and mentoring to ensure you gain the additional skills necessary to succeed.

- Strong technical writing and communication skills with the ability to adapt these to varying levels of stakeholders.

- Knowledge of industry standard software applications.

As you will be travelling to various sites as part of this role, a full and valid driving license is essential.

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 / 01738 342002.

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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