Electrical Design Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Base Location: Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset or Wiltshire

Salary:£45,592 - £55,653 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

As our Design Engineer you'll be responsible for day to day operation in the central design team, working with portfolio management to identify projects, and applying SSEN standardised designs up to 132kV. In this role you will be:

- co-ordination of pre-construction surveys, stakeholder engagement and agreement of project scope, producing pre-tender documentation including programmes and financial forecasting, and ensuring compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

- producing Electrical Design, checking and approving design deliverables in a quality management setting to ensure the most appropriate and cost-effective design solutions are selected to meet customer requirements, Managing relevant performers in the design team and driving project performance, cost estimations.

- experience of working on large cable projects.

- ensuring SSEN standardised designs are applied and aligned to the basis of design for execution by SSEN and provide engineering design inputs to ITT's (Instructions to Tender), including review tender returns.

- taking responsibility for specification of plant through completion of order schedules for primary plant items, which will require an understanding of the plant items and their interaction.

What do I need?

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

- competency in power system design up to 132kV with an understanding of design governance and statutory requirements including CDM.

- experience of driving team performance and managing complex large projects.

- a qualification (minimum of HNC level) in a relevant discipline or have demonstrable experience in a similar role.

- the ability to understand and respond to KPI metrics of work output and effectively communicate and engage with the wider team.

- a full, current driving licence.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As 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, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

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 stacey.watson@sse.com / 01738 342529.

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.