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Surveyor (Arboriculture)


Surveyor (Arboriculture)

  • 541307
  • Closing at: Jul 17 2022 at 23:55 BST

About the Role

Base Location: West London


Location: South Buckinghamshire, Slough, NE Berkshire.

Salary: £28,831 – 33,019 depending on skills and experience plus company van.

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our teams are growing and achieving great results, and you could be part of this exciting and challenging business that provides job security and the opportunity to develop.

SSEN are currently looking for a Utility Arboriculture Surveyor to join our Southern Electric Power Distribution team.  As a Utility Arboriculture Surveyor you will be responsible for surveying the overhead power line network, identifying vegetation encroachments and designing tree cutting solutions that remove the vegetation safely, effectively and in line with company procedures. This will include ENATS 43-08 maintenance, ETR132 cutting and general enquiries.

This is a key role for our team and provides us with a direct link to our customers and provide a work bank to the contractors that work for us. Currently there are 7 main contractors supplying over 200 staff who work around our overhead network. Due to the size of the team, the successful applicant will also support and work alongside the Quality and Safety inspectors (QSI) and where required will support in carrying out and recording quality and safety checks/audits.

Your Skills and Experience

The following skills will help you to be successful in this role however, some training can be provided for the right candidates:

  • Arboriculture / Utility Arboriculture qualifications including UA5 as a minimum.
  • Well organised with the ability to assess, plan and adapt.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies and be able to suggest and implement improvements.
  • Good IT skills.

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.

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 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

Explore our full list of benefits:

UK benefits booklet

ROI Benefits Booklet


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