Site Construction Manager

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Jan 15, 2022
Technology, Engineering Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

Base Location: Site-based supporting projects in the north of Scotland

Salary: Highly Competitive salary + car/cash allowance + annual bonus + range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

What is the Role?

SSEN Transmission has a fantastic opportunity for a Site Construction Manager to oversee HV delivery projects in the north of Scotland.

The key duties & responsibilities will be:

- Ensure projects are executed in accordance with relevant requirements relating to statutory and legal obligations, Health & Safety, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, Quality & technical compliance, personnel and industrial relations.

- Ensure site activities are delivered to programme and desired quality, including installation of Energy Efficiency measures across multiple transmission sites.

- Installation of PV Arrays and EV Charging Points across multiple transmission sites.

- Ensure suppliers carry out works as per contractual requirements and SSEN specifications, policies and procedures.

- Adhere to SSEN Safety Management Systems, best practices and the SSE's governance processes for all projects.

What do I need?

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

- Experience in supervision of work activities on construction and operational sites, within a safety-critical industry.

- Understanding of the Transmission Business and regulated environment that we operate in.

- A working engineering and construction knowledge including the Safety and CDM regulations.

- An understanding of quality requirements and experience in monitoring quality plans.

- A willingness to travel between multiple Transmission Operational and Construction Sites.

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 01738 342871.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal record and credit check.