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about 1 month ago
SSE UK
Location: Chichester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Base Location: Chichester

Salary: £32,851 - £43,385 + car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible Working options available

About the Department

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.

What is the Role?

Thanks to continued growth and exciting development plans in the West Sussex County Council FM Contract, we have an opportunity for an experienced Contract Engineer to join our team based from Chichester.

You'll be involved in a set 2-year training plan consisting of academic learning and training modules. You will be supporting our Contracts Engineers on live projects and taking on your own projects to develop the skills, experience and methods of Contract and Project Management of multiple Building Services projects from conception to completion. This will be inclusive of the following to ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met:

- Engineering support to estimators and bid teams

- Design development

- Client management and development

- SHE management, project planning and operational delivery

- Setting to work and management of on-site teams

- Contract, Financial and Cost Management

You'll plan and organise all types of project and maintenance works on the West Sussex estate to meet customer requirements in accordance with Company safety and maintenance standards. You'll monitor the work of direct staff and contractors engaged on all types of Capex, repair and maintenance projects to ensure the safe and efficient completion of projects.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you'll have sound HV and LV electrical knowledge and will be familiar with working in a variety of buildings.

You'll have an electrical background, industry and technical knowledge, encompassing a range of contracting activities and enthusiasm to help grow our business. You'll have a basic understanding to identify, quote and manage project contracts and will be able to negotiate with clients to secure profitable business. You will be provided training to develop your project delivery skills. You will learn to apply financial and budgetary controls so that maximum profit is received, whilst managing quality, safety and planning of the work. You'll also have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, in addition to general office applications including MS Excel. You'll be committed to continuous improvement and be able to get excellent results through the team and others around you.

Key skills for the role include but are not limited to being IT literate to a suitable level, financial management skills and awareness, a strong SHE industry knowledge and culture, be self-motivated as well as a strong team player and be enthusiastic, innovative and open take on new challenges.

A full UK driving licence is also essential to enable you to cover the network area.

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 -******* / --******.

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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