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Technical Delivery Engineer


Technical Delivery Engineer

  • 539870
  • Closing at: Jan 24 2022 at 23:55 GMT

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £32,851 - £43,385 + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

SSEN are looking to recruit a Technical Delivery Engineer who will be responsible in the field for guaranteeing that emergency and fault work is completed efficiently & effectively with a focus on fault cost, IIS and GS failures.

The main responsibilities will include;

- Working closely with colleagues in Connections Delivery, resolving challenges with planned works in the field. This role is also responsible for helping to continuously deliver safe outcomes for the workforce, customers and the environment and will demonstrate safety as a number one value.

- Ensuring that our customers remain at the core of every decision and will work diligently to restore power to external customers as quickly as possible and then ensure a full repair is completed and the job is closed, ensuring that customer and regulator expectations are met and exceeded.

- You will be the responsible person for ensuring workloads are prioritised, managed and repaired in the most effective way possible; this workload will cover all of the current Live Screen work and will be a field -based technical expert and point of escalation.

- This role is also responsible for responding to emergency events including severe weather as required in role and as defined by contract.

What do I need?

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

- City & Guilds 232 or equivalent and/or experience within electrical utilities environment.

- The ability and knowledge to engage at all levels and instil a high performing culture, sound business and technical knowledge of electricity distribution or similar market sector, an awareness of key stakeholders and customers for electricity distribution and an appreciation of other business functions and their relationship with own responsibilities.

- A basic understanding of how a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) operates and generates revenue and incentives within the current price control period and a thorough understanding of local business plan derived from regulatory price control submission.

- A passion for safety and the ability to work well in a team as well as independently.

- A full UK driving licence is vital for this role.

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.

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 / +44 (0)1738275615.

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:

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