7 months ago
SSE Enterprise Contracting
Salary £33,029 Plus fantastic benefits package
SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions. Due to a number of recent contract wins and a growing order book, we are currently looking to increase the size of our Mechanical team and have an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable and experienced Technician/Supervisor to strengthen our Mechanical team and manage sub-contract labour.
As Mechanical Supervisor, your role will involve managing a team of Operatives (including sub or preferred contractors) by applying quality procedures, safe working practices and effective planning. You’ll ensure completion of work in a timely and cost-effective manner, as well as demonstrating exceptional technical skill, ability and competence beyond that of an Advanced Craftsperson. You will help support Contractors, Apprentices and Trainees and provide regular progress reports to the relevant Line Managers.
To be successful in applying for this role, you will have acquired extensive practical knowledge as an Advanced Craftsperson, including experience as a ‘leading hand’. A proven track record for consistently delivering projects is essential. Ideally, you’ll have successfully completed a recognised Apprenticeship or training programme in a relevant trade, having acquired or developed technical competence to the required standard. You will need to have a proven track record within Mechanical projects mainly commercial and industrial. Preferably located within travelling distance to the Depot have a good understanding and appreciation of Health and Safety on sites.
A wider general knowledge of HVAC systems and some general electrical knowledge would be an advantage. You’ll have completed your SMSTS course in Commercial Gas, and have experience in undertaking surveys and take-offs, as well as assisting in pricing, planning and ordering materials. Accreditations including CSCS Card, First Aid, SMSTS and BS7671 2008 - 17th edition would be beneficial.
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 (inclusive of public holidays), 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.
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Closing date for applications is: 23rd 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.