Renewables Engineer

SSE
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: 515963

Job Title: Renewable Engineer

Location: Contin/Glasgow/Perth

Salary: £38,265 – £50,539 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

The Role

You will work with a team of engineers, technicians, contractors and direct labour based throughout Scotland ensuring all renewable generation assets are operated and maintained to the high standards expected within SSE. You will be responsible for all aspects of asset management including routine inspections, surveying, testing & commissioning, work planning, safety, contract and direct management and will cover a broad range of hydro and wind farm civil infrastructure. You will be given the opportunity to repair, refurbish and replace large gates and valves, winches, hydraulics, tunnels, pipelines, wind towers and dams.

After completion of training you will be expected to be able to project manage significant refurbishment works in addition to your core engineering responsibilities. We are looking for engineers or technicians to play a key role in the design, supervision through construction and post works commissioning which will require someone who will thrive in the varied engineering environment and would be happy to accept this level of responsibility.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have experience in an engineering and/or operational environment, a good technical skill base and be educated to HNC/Degree level in a relevant engineering subject. You will need strong communication skills and be happy to train towards the highest safety qualification to operate significant pieces of plant at our power stations such as hydraulic gates, valves and other mechanical items. Due to the work involved in this role it is essential you are able to work in a variety of environments from height to confined spaces and are fully conversant with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.

Travel to remote operational sites across the UK and Ireland will be expected as part of this role so a full driving licence is essential.

Our Company

Renewable Operations operates and maintains sites across GB and ROI; we’re 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.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 30th of April 2018

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, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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