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Trainee Portfolio Pre-Gate 1 Planning Engineer


SSE UK
Location: Perth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Planning Jobs
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Base Location: Perth

Salary: £22,000 - £33,000 depending on experience

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

About the Department

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission is currently recruiting a Trainee Portfolio Pre-Gate 1 Planning Engineer; reporting into the Business Planning and Commercial team. You will be supported by a structured development plan so that you can become an expert in project planning, having the ability to produce programmes from first principles.

This role involves the following:

- Support of planning and scheduling services across a wide range of projects for the Transmission Business Unit.

- Look after a portfolio of diverse projects from inception and early planning, through to handover to the central development and delivery teams.

- Work closely with your colleagues in various departments to ensure all required elements are captured and being carried out effectively.

- Attending progress meetings and producing progress reports for various stakeholders.

What do I need?

To be considered for this opportunity you will:

- Hold a qualification in a relevant discipline such as construction management, engineering, project management, or related technical field or you should have equivalent experience

- Demonstrable understanding of SSE's business areas, the Energy industry, with knowledge of the SSEN Transmission business being desirable.

- Awareness of standard planning best practices and processes (training in our standard planning software Primavera P6 will be provided as part of your development plan).

- Proficient and comfortable challenging information through project / management meetings.

- Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to manage and influence multiple stakeholders.

- Excellent organisational and IT skills.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with -******* or on--******. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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.

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Base Location: Perth

Salary: £22,000 - £33,000 depending on experience

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

About the Department

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission is currently recruiting a Trainee Portfolio Pre-Gate 1 Planning Engineer; reporting into the Business Planning and Commercial team. You will be supported by a structured development plan so that you can become an expert in project planning, having the ability to produce programmes from first principles.

This role involves the following:

- Support of planning and scheduling services across a wide range of projects for the Transmission Business Unit.

- Look after a portfolio of diverse projects from inception and early planning, through to handover to the central development and delivery teams.

- Work closely with your colleagues in various departments to ensure all required elements are captured and being carried out effectively.

- Attending progress meetings and producing progress reports for various stakeholders.

What do I need?

To be considered for this opportunity you will:

- Hold a qualification in a relevant discipline such as construction management, engineering, project management, or related technical field or you should have equivalent experience

- Demonstrable understanding of SSE's business areas, the Energy industry, with knowledge of the SSEN Transmission business being desirable.

- Awareness of standard planning best practices and processes (training in our standard planning software Primavera P6 will be provided as part of your development plan).

- Proficient and comfortable challenging information through project / management meetings.

- Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to manage and influence multiple stakeholders.

- Excellent organisational and IT skills.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with -******* or on--******. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all 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.

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