Overhead Linesperson

Dundee City Council, Perth and Kinross
Full time
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SSE plc
Mining, resources & energy
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About the role

Base Location: Perth or Dundee

Salary: £35,142 - £40,246 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

The duties and responsibilities of the Overhead Linesperson are:

- Carrying out key inspection, maintenance & repair activities on our 132, 275 & 400kV Transmission overhead line networks. This will occasionally require you to work away from your base location area during the week and/or at weekends. Overnight accommodation or out of pocket allowances are provided. There will also be a requirement to undertake out of hours standby duties.

- You'll be responsible for the safety of yourself and colleagues and act as ambassador for a strong safety culture in everything you do.

- You may also be required to respond to emergency situations, in order to provide the best possible service to our stakeholders.

What do I need?

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

- An industry recognised OHL qualification for both wooden pole and steel tower access and rescue or proven previous experience working on the electricity network.

- A qualification from a recognised overhead line training provider.

- Experience in construction, maintenance overhead line activities would be advantageous, however not essential as training will be provided.

- You'll be very comfortable working at height, enjoy working outdoors, whatever the weather.

- Good communication skills with an ability to work well in a team environment.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

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 Iona at iona.allan@sse.com / 01738 344049.

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.