C&I Technician

Highland Council
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SSE plc
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SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Foyers and Dundreggan, Inverness, however you will be required to travel to other Hydro sites within the Great Glen area.

Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 depending on skills and experience + company vehicle + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

As part of the Foyers Great Glen Section Hydro Maintenance team, you'll be accountable for the delivery of a wide range of C&I operational, maintenance and project work.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

- Maintaining flood gate controller’s and fish pass instrumentation.

- Installing, calibrating, and repairing water level transducers.

- Testing, maintaining, and installing SCADA systems, communication equipment and alarms and protection equipment.

- Offering first line C&I defect resolution, i.e. response, coordination, repair and management within the Maintenance Management System including where appropriate setting contractors to work and providing supervision during the works.

- Attaining and upkeeping of a high level restricted Safe Systems of Work authorisation.

- Assessing the technical integrity of C&I assets and proposing technical solutions proactively.

- Understanding the importance of OT cyber security and supporting the implementation of the Hydro cyber security policy.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, we would love you to have;

- HNC level qualification or similar in engineering, with practical experience or extensive maintenance/operational background.

- Knowledge of C & I systems, sensors, engineering plant, computerised maintenance, and health and safety systems.

- Experience with PLCs, SCADA systems, and field instrumentation. Know fixed and wireless communication protocols.

- Understanding the importance of an effective Safe System of Work and health and safety regulations.

- A CITB SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) qualification or equivalent, or currently working towards this.

Due to the nature of this role, you may be required to travel, therefore a full and valid driving license will be essential.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday 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 actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required 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 submitted 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 differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Andy on andrew.duncan2@sse.com / 01738 275847.

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.