- Sector: Engineering and Technical
- Location: Muir of Ord
- £24,000 to £32,000 per annum,
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: SSE Plc
Location: Torr Achilty Power Station, Muir of Ord
Salary: £24,923 - £32,919 depending on skills and experience + benefits + annual bonus
Permanent Full Time Hours
The multi-disciplined team in the Conon Section is responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance and repair of our Hydro Generation plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state. As an important member of the operations and maintenance team you will perform a key role in the safe operation and maintenance of the Hydro Generation assets.
You will be responsible for primarily carrying out electrical maintenance activities but also mechanical & civil maintenance activities within your competence. You will be involved with the other maintenance personnel in day to day defect rectification, repair work and designated project work. You will also be involved in carrying out routine inspections and checks to ensure our equipment and fixed plant is kept to a high standard of operational effectiveness.
You'll communicate with other team members and report operational defects as they arise. You'll carry out risk assessments, plus environmental and safety inspections and will receive training to operate fixed Generation plant.
Your Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role, you will be a practical person with the ability to work as part of a team and able to communicate effectively as you will be interacting with the public and people at all levels of the business. You will be required to work with other teams in other areas of the business on occasions.
Due to the nature of the role you may, from time to time, be required to work outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out of normal working hours when required. You will be computer literate and will be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications for which training will be given.
The job requires a highly flexible attitude to all aspects of work in the section. The ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with colleagues is essential.
Applicants must have an electrical or multi skilled craftsperson background and should ideally have previous experience of working on heavy rotating machinery. You will be required to have a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 / City and Guilds or equivalent craft apprenticeship certificates.
A full driving licence is essential, and a first aid qualification would be advantageous.
Applicants should ideally reside or be prepared to relocate to within 30 miles of Torr Achilty Power Station.
Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; were the UKs largest generator of electricity from renewable sources (wind and hydro), owning and operating almost half of the UK's total renewable generation capacity.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: 25th August 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.
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