Quality and Safety Inspector (Arboriculture)

Hampshire, Hampshire, Reading
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
10,001+ employees
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About the Role

Base Location: Reading, Basingstoke or Andover

This role is mobile and predominantly field based. Your base 'home' location will need to be within commuting distance (30min) to one of our SSEN depots listed above.

Salary: £31,339 - £35,892 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

We are looking for a Utility Arboriculture Quality and Safety Inspector to join our busy team!

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, including UA5.1/5.2

- 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 3.9 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 Kim on kim.annink@sse.com / 01738 344051.

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.