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Survey Manager


Survey Manager

  • 526347

Base Location: Errol, Eurocentral, Aberdeen, or Inverness

Salary: £competitive + car / car allowance + 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?

To manage a small team delivering our cable route survey service for our clients.  The team carry out both desktop and on-site surveys, and produce fully-detailed reports advising our customers on the viability of the cable route.  They perform utility searches and include a final route drawing for inclusion in the report.  Once the cable circuit has been installed, our team produce the as-laid drawings.

1. Manage the day-to-day activities of the team, ensuring deadlines and quality standards are met.

2. Handle customer enquiries and produce tender submissions for new projects.

3. Develop the skill base of the team to broaden the product offering.

4. Seek out new opportunities and expand the client base.

What do I need?

To be successful, you will need at least five years’ experience in a similar role.  You will need to have experience of surveying routes for 11kV, 33kV and 132kV cable schemes and producing detailed reports.  Although consideration will be given to candidates from water, telecoms or gas backgrounds who are capable of making the transition.

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

1. Experience of performing utility searches.

2. Experience of performing peat probing exercises

3. Working knowledge of archaeological and environmental management aspects

4. Familiarity with CAD packages and working with Ordnance Survey tiles.

5. Track record of profitably managing and developing a team of technical experts

About our Business

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

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 / 0141 224 7587.

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.



Closing date: May 21, 2021

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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

Explore our full list of benefits:

Employee benefits booklet


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