Electrical Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • May 12, 2022
Technology, Engineering

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Perth, Leeds, Reading, Hampshire or Dublin

Salary:£39,400 - £59,000 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

As an Electrical Engineer you'll be responsible for providing technical expertise in order to manage the medium to long term integrity of high-risk operational assets and new build projects within your area of expertise, where failure would have a major impact on safety; environmental; and commercial operation of the business.

You'll support the development of relevant engineering and design standards/specifications and undertake engineering reviews across the fleet to ensure assets comply with engineering legislation and standards; develop engineering designs for high risk new build assets and provide specialist engineering support and advice to asset operators and project teams.

What do I need?

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

- Electrical qualification or equivalent experience.

- Good technical knowledge and experience of plant operation within Thermal generation.

- Operations and Maintenance experience on a power plant or new build power plant experience.

- Working knowledge of appropriate engineering legislation and industry good practice.

- Commercial awareness in order to understand implications of engineering activities and decisions.

About our Business

In SSE Thermal, we're responsible for SSE's flexible generation, energy-from-waste and energy storage activities, with over 600 direct employees across the UK and Ireland. We are currently constructing the 840MW Keadby 2 CCGT in North Lincolnshire, which is expected to become the cleanest and most efficient gas-fired power station in Europe when completed in 2022. As part of our commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions, we have a core focus on decarbonising our fleet through carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen technology. We are actively developing projects in the Humber and Scotland, which could become the UK's first CCS-equipped power stations, while also exploring exciting opportunities in low-carbon hydrogen production, generation and storage.

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 Jim on james.walker2@sse.com / 01738 341514.

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.