Tree cutting surveyor
Location: Highland Council, Highland Council, Highland Council
Job Type: Full time
About the Role
Base Location: Inverness, Wick, Thurso, or Kyle of Lochalsh. This role is mobile and predominantly field based.
Salary: £31,339 - £35,892 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.
- Full PPE.
- Use of a company vehicle.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
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 may include ENATS 43-08 maintenance, ETR132 resilience work and general enquiries.
- Comprehensive vegetation encroachment surveys of our overhead network.
- Accurate reporting and documentation of findings.
- Preparation of key documents for work teams to carry out set tasks.
- Consent organisation and negotiation with 3rd parties.
What do I need?
We're looking for well organised, highly skilled individuals who have a keen eye for detail and are keen to make a difference. Ideally you will be safety driven, have a high level of self-organisation and be generally proactive in your approach. The role is key to our team working efficiently and provides a direct link between our customers and our workforce.
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
- Utility arboriculture knowledge and experience.
- Excellent personal organisation and communication skills.
- IT literacy not limited to the Office 365 suite of applications.
- Full, clean, manual driving license.
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?
We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.
What happens now?
All applications should be made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Robert on Robert.Clark@sse.com / 01738 341105.
Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.