Renewables - Lead Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • May 6, 2022
Technology, Engineering

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices around the UK and Ireland.

Salary: Up to £69,100 / €97,000 depending on skills and experience + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Key to our growth ambition, SSE Renewables Onshore Europe have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Engineer to support our engineering activities across the pipeline of onshore wind development projects.

Some of your main accountabilities will include;

- Leading the delivery of early stage engineering development activities in line with project governance and assurance requirements, including due diligence actions.

- Coordinating multi-disciplinary engineering resource on onshore development projects, driving value by identifying and delivering on design refinement and improvement opportunities.

- Implementing the requirements defined within SSE's Governance Framework and associated procedures relating to design assurance, safety, quality, and cost.

- Co-ordination of project interfaces bringing multi-disciplinary stakeholders together, facilitating regular updates from the team and producing action plans to ensure satisfactory resolution of risks and issues in a timely manner.

- Supporting the decision-making process by working with the team and external stakeholders, producing robust recommendations to senior project management.

This role is the perfect opportunity for someone who thrives on working within a collaborative team to deliver world class renewable engineering projects.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of design development on a range of onshore technologies e.g. wind, hydro, solar, hydrogen, battery storage.

- Demonstrable experience of design, development and delivery of onshore renewables projects, including the delivery of Due Diligence/Technical Assurance/Governance on large capital projects.

- Demonstrable experience of bringing a multi-disciplinary team together with a common purpose, together with previous experience of coordinating technical support and external stakeholders, to provide expert opinion and approval across design reviews, key decisions and risk reviews.

- Enthusiasm and commitment to deliver engineering excellence on world class projects, with the ability to challenge the status quo and strive for continuous improvement.

- A degree qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent experience in a similar role with a passion for renewable energy.

About our Business

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy, with growth ambitions to treble our renewable energy output by 2030. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets across the UK, Ireland and internationally. As our ambitions and projects grow, so do our teams, meaning we can offer a great selection of opportunities, training and development to support your career.

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 Pamela on / 01738 342002.

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.