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Senior System Planning & Investment Engineer

 

Senior System Planning & Investment Engineer

  • 536997
  • Closing date: Sep 27 2021 BST
  • Closing at: Sep 27 2021 at 23:55 BST

Base Location: Glasgow or Perth

Salary: £48,000 - £70,000 + performance related bonus + benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

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

What is the Role?

The Senior Transmission System Planning & Investment Engineer's key responsibilities are:

- To act as subject matter expert to ensure that network investment is robustly supported by power systems analysis and economic assessment.

- Carry out, review and direct, where appropriate, Feasibility studies, power system studies, technical assessments, planning and development of the Transmission network.

- Lead system planning and production of Business and Investment Cases for strategic Transmission reinforcements.

- Ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and licence requirements in the most economic, efficient and co-ordinated manner.

- Present study findings to a range of audiences both internal and external to SSEN Transmission

What do I need?

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

- Ability to write clear and well-structured investment reports and possess excellent communication skills for presenting information to influence and guide investment decisions.

- Demonstrable experience in detailed power systems analysis and a working knowledge of regulatory investment techniques, ideally within the transmission industry.

- Good knowledge of the electricity industry, including interfaces with the regulator, the Electricity System Operator, other Transmission Owners and Distribution Network Operators.

- Working knowledge of the industry technical codes and standards and a good understanding of the statutory and licence obligations under which SSEN Transmission operates.

- A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant numerate engineering discipline and ideally be a Chartered Engineer with a relevant institution.

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.

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.

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 Gregor.moffat@sse.com / 01738 342871.

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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