Building Energy Management Systems Support Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jan 9, 2021
Engineering Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Greater Manchester, covering North West England

Salary: Competitive Package plus Bonus, Car or Cash Allowance and Excellent Benefits

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

About the Department

Energy Solutions design, install, monitor, maintain and optimise building control systems and are part of SSE's Distributed Energy division developing solutions for smart places - cities, campuses and buildings.

Working alongside our colleagues we provide some of the most critical building and energy generation services required in a Zero Carbon world.

You can read all about what we do here

What you'll be doing

You'll be working across the North West region and due to team growth, we've a new opening for an experienced Building Energy Management Systems Support Engineer to join our team based in Altrincham. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated BEMS Engineer to join a dynamic and growing team.

A varied role, you could be carrying out scheduled maintenance activities one day at a major hospital to upgrading controller at a pharmaceutical site or initiating an energy reduction initiative the next.

We're a regional business and as such you'll be working within the North West, so if you are looking to reduce your time away from home and long days through travel then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

You'll be responding to various customer service calls. Whether they be emergency or scheduled, on site or remotely you'll carry out full checks, analyse and diagnose problems through testing system components, allowing you to discuss the best course of action with your customers. You'll be confident in identifying actions/equipment required and providing timescales around the resolution and highlighting any potential improvement or upgrade opportunities. There's some paperwork involved as your customers will expect to receive written service reports & field quotes on a daily basis; and your line manager will require timesheets and other necessary weekly information (like expenses) which must be delivered in a timely manner, so being highly organised is a key element of the role.

What do I need?

You'll possess excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain a collaborative working environment with all stakeholders, including customer and external service providers. You'll have excellent customer service levels with a professional approach, and a dedication to meeting customer expectations, including delivering technical support, coaching and direction. You'll be working in an agile working environment and as such you'll be adaptable and flexible as there is a requirement to take part in a rotational on call rota.

You'll be highly experienced in Tridium and experience in Trend and/or Siemens BEMS would also be highly beneficial and ideally be familiar with the following building control systems; Schneider Electric, Delta, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, or Cylon.

Due to the nature of this role, a full driving license is essential.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights:

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Company Bonus Scheme

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

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All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with [email protected]. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.