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Asset Inspector

SSE plc

Location: Aberdeen City, Highland Council, Moray

Job Type: Full time


About the Role
Base Location: Inverness, Elgin, or Aberdeen (Scotland)
Salary: £26,609 - £30,472, depending on skills and experience + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week | Flexible working options available
What is the Role?
We are looking for Asset Inspectors to join our team! As an Asset Inspector, you will be joining a team of up to eight people who conduct statutory surveying & inspection of the overhead and underground network up to and including 33,000 volts to ensure Environmental Safety Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQC Regulations) compliance.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- You will be working on your own and with others to walk and inspect the overhead line network within our Distribution area.

- Planning your work to ensure the quantity of inspections are kept to the planned target and recording the data on a hand–held device with accuracy.

- You will make sure you deliver a great customer service experience.

- You will be committed to working safely; completing risk assessments to take care of yourself and others to ensure a high performance of safety health and wellbeing.

- Look to improve productivity by finding and implementing innovative and effective business improvements.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service with pro-active communication and embedding a culture that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do, you will drive value through innovation, implementing a continuous improvement philosophy.

What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:
- A willingness to travel and enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions, and capable of reading a map and drawings related to our network. This role can be physically demanding, so a basic level of fitness is needed.
- Although based in your local area, you may reasonably be required to work anytime and anywhere within the country to service business demands so a driving license is essential.
- To have the ability to work independently as the nature of the role involves lone working often in remote locations.
- It would be beneficial but not essential to have some knowledge of electricity and our electricity networks along with an understanding of the Electricity Supply Quality Control Regulations.
- Competent in your IT skills as data is recorded using electronic devices.
Safety is one of our key priorities, so you should have the ability to risk assess activities throughout your working day and to work within our Health and Safety guidelines. Due to the nature of this role, you must have the ability to work flexibly to meet business requirements.
About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger – an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

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 / 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.



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