CAD Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Aug 3, 2022
Technology, Engineering

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Inverness, Perth, Glasgow or Aberdeen

Salary:£40,658 - £49,626 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

Due to significant growth within SSE Transmission's Engineering team and our strategy to develop in house modelling support, we are looking for a CAD Project Engineer who has knowledge of transmission assets, experience of 2D & 3D AEC Autodesk applications and ideally implementing BIM solutions.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

- To provide modelling, design and drafting support on your assigned project(s) to develop and optimise Substation layouts to SSE requirements.

- To be involved in project options and development assessments, conceptual designs and developing work on BIM standards, model libraries and the ongoing training and development of the team.

- To be the main point of contact for all graphical representation works.

- Develop models, drawings, schematics, diagrams, maps and other documentation as required, on time and to requisite standards.

What do I need?

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

- Experience of 2D & 3D AEC Autodesk applications, drawing registers and revision control and implementing BIM solutions.

- Knowledge and understanding of HV Substation design and an understanding/use of maps and geo-referencing would be useful.

- Overall knowledge of CAD customisation abilities and understanding of CAD libraries/tool palettes and best practice. Be highly proficient in AutoCAD and any experience in other drafting packages would also be favourable.

- As SHET are in the early stages of developing REVIT and Civil-3d capabilities for in-house design development, we are keen on candidates who are proficient in one area of the Autodesk AEC collection, namely REVIT and/or Civil 3D. Infraworks would also be beneficial.

- Strong communication skills (written and verbal) you will have to discuss many complex issues in a clear and concise manner in order to facilitate decision making for the best of the project.

- Furthermore, you will ensure any critical information required is requested and you have the strength of character to challenge any design or request that does not fulfil typical design standards.

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.

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 Stephanie on [email protected] or 01738 342963.

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.