Renewables - Structural Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • May 7, 2022

Job Description:

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key UK or Ireland sites, which includes but is not limited to:- Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Inverness, Reading, Havant, London or Dublin

Salary: £39,400 - £59,000 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

Reporting to the Onshore Structural Engineering Technical Authority, you'll provide technical direction for a range of existing assets such as bridges, buildings, and onshore wind turbine foundations within our portfolio of renewable generation.

You'll undertake the assessment and evaluation of structural assets as well as providing technical input into lifetime extension of onshore wind turbine foundations and new-build projects.

What do I need?

We are looking for a Chartered or near Chartered Engineer educated to degree level, who has technical knowledge and experience within structural engineering and ideally, onshore wind turbine foundations.

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

- Experience in the structural assessment of historical assets.

- An understanding of the commercial context and implications of engineering activities and decisions.

- Outstanding interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, which you'll be capable of adapting to all management levels and situations.

- Excellent organisation skills, along with the ability to deliver quality work to the agreed timescales.

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 / 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.