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Plant & Cable Maintenance Fitter


SSE UK
Location: Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Production Jobs
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Base Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £26,120 - £34,500 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week

What is the Role?

An Electrical Fitter is required to help to deliver SSEN's maintenance and Inspection programme on the transmission network.
Your key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Work on all maintenance aspects of our electricity switchgear and plant up to and including 400kV (training and development will be on offer to get you fully authorised up to 400kV)

2. Maintaining power systems including, switchgear, transformers, busbars, and other associated equipment in a field based capacity on pant up to 400kV.

3. Maintenance, Inspections, Defect repairs and assisting with construction works and ensuring best value for money

4. Safety would be your number one priority, ensuring that all operational works are carried out to the highest standards

5. You will be required to participate in standby duties for faults work when authorisations have been gained and as we work in a regulated business, you'll hold a pivotal role in ensuring that our network complies with current and future regulatory rules.

What do I need?

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

1. Demonstrable experience of working on the electrical network, ideally dealing with LV and HV plant maintenance.

2. High regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority. You should have outstanding customer relationship skills, and a commitment to providing a high-level service too.

3. Enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.

4. Suitable candidates for this role will preferably have a proven track record of working in HV with a Transmission (or similar) company, combined with a City and Guilds Part 232 electrical apprenticeship. You must be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible enough to work away from base location. A current UK driving licence is essential.

5. You must be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible enough to work away from base location and hold a full driver's licence (a towing licence and NRSWA ticket would be advantageous).

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.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

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 -******* or--******.

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.

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Base Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £26,120 - £34,500 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week

What is the Role?

An Electrical Fitter is required to help to deliver SSEN's maintenance and Inspection programme on the transmission network.
Your key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Work on all maintenance aspects of our electricity switchgear and plant up to and including 400kV (training and development will be on offer to get you fully authorised up to 400kV)

2. Maintaining power systems including, switchgear, transformers, busbars, and other associated equipment in a field based capacity on pant up to 400kV.

3. Maintenance, Inspections, Defect repairs and assisting with construction works and ensuring best value for money

4. Safety would be your number one priority, ensuring that all operational works are carried out to the highest standards

5. You will be required to participate in standby duties for faults work when authorisations have been gained and as we work in a regulated business, you'll hold a pivotal role in ensuring that our network complies with current and future regulatory rules.

What do I need?

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

1. Demonstrable experience of working on the electrical network, ideally dealing with LV and HV plant maintenance.

2. High regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do is a key priority. You should have outstanding customer relationship skills, and a commitment to providing a high-level service too.

3. Enthusiasm and drive with a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities.

4. Suitable candidates for this role will preferably have a proven track record of working in HV with a Transmission (or similar) company, combined with a City and Guilds Part 232 electrical apprenticeship. You must be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible enough to work away from base location. A current UK driving licence is essential.

5. You must be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible enough to work away from base location and hold a full driver's licence (a towing licence and NRSWA ticket would be advantageous).

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.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is 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 and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

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 -******* or--******.

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.

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