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Maintenance Engineering Manager

SSE plc

Location: Dorset, Somerset

Job Type: Full time


About the Role

Base Location: Poole or Yeovil

Salary: £44,195 - £50,611 + car/cash allowance and a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

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

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineering Manager to join our busy team!

As a Maintenance Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for delivery of the maintenance programme for distribution network substation assets from LV to 33kV in the West of the Wessex region on behalf of the Maintenance and Inspection team.

You will have responsibility for the safety and welfare of a team of electrical fitters, the productivity of this team and the quality of the planning, maintenance, and inspection tasks completed.

We are looking for someone who can lead by example, grow and develop the team’s knowledge whilst ensuring that safety is the number one value. Someone with an open, honest and positive communication style who has the ability to engage at all levels and instil a high performing culture

Other roles & responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- Day-to-day management of field based electrical fitters.

- Planning and delivering primary and substation maintenance work on equipment at voltages up to 33kV.

- Managing an annual plan of works ensuring all outputs are delivered within agreed budgets.

- Authorising timesheets, financial accountability for your outputs and ensuring the team have the correct tools and equipment to complete all required tasks safely.

- Liaise with Control and other delivery teams to plan network outages that optimise outcomes for customers and the business.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of working on and operating Electrical networks up to 33kV. Having 33kV Senior Authorised Person authorisations (or working towards) would be advantageous but not essential.

- Experience managing field based operational staff.

- Proficient IT and data analytical skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting through systems such as Maximo, Electric office, Excel and Power on.

- A strong health and safety mindset, with values that align with those of SSE and our Safety family culture, coupled with experience of integrating and maintaining these within an operational environment.

- Enthusiasm, drive, a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment.

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 / 01738 342529.

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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