EHV Distribution Control Engineer

Perth and Kinross
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Inveralmond House

Salary: £55,573 - £63,643 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family. Relocation packages for suitable candidates.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

Reporting to the System Operations Manager the EHV Distribution Control Engineer is responsible for the safe operation and monitoring of the electrical distribution network. This includes all voltages up to and including 33kV where you will need to manage infrastructure of critical national importance. The control engineer’s main duties are:

- Always ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

- Undertake live operational work duties.

- Manage distributed generation and network stability.

- Complete accurate fault reporting.

What do I need?

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

- A distribution control authorisation or significant distribution SAP field experience.

- A sound understanding of the distribution codes and procedures.

- Possess excellent organisational and communication skills.

- Have or are working towards a HNC level qualification in Engineering or significant technical experience in the industry.

Candidates for this role will be required to obtain vetting to SC level through UK Government. The criteria normally includes 5 years UK residency, further information can be found here: United Kingdom Security Vetting: Applicant - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

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 Fiona on fiona.smith@sse.com / 01738 340954.

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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