External Resources Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jul 2, 2021
Engineering Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Slough

Salary:£32,851 - £43,385 + London allowance + car/car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

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

What is the Role?

Working directly with external contract partners to deliver allocated work in-line with contracted agreements, regulatory requirements and agreed standards to deliver exceptional customer service and performance to meet and exceed customer and regulator expectations.

  1. To operate as an effective member of the external resources team adding value by supporting colleagues and contract partners deliver planned outcomes on time and to agreed standards.
  2. Maintain a real-time understanding regarding the performance of your in-scope contracted resources, including the technical aspects of the work and compliance requirements and be accountable for tracking, monitoring and managing in-scope resources and work on a day to day basis2.
  3. Help ensure measures to guarantee that standards are maintained, work is carried out to required specification, cost and adherence to contracted agreements.
  4. Ensure all information relating to your in-scope work, processed either to or from contract partners is accurate and produced to high standards, e.g. job packs, timesheets, worksheets, etc.
  5. Influence the performance and productivity of in-scope contract partners to ensure the agreed works programme is completed to an exceptional standard, on time, meeting customer and programme requirement and in achieving our regulatory obligations

What do I need?

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

  1. Contract/ Contract Partner management experience with significant experience of delivering operational work in a Utility context (preferably electrical distribution system related) and within a target driven environment that delivers on time and to agreed standards
  2. Ability and knowledge to engage at relevant levels and instil a high performing culture
  3. Relevant operational / technical experience and knowledge
  4. Sound business and technical knowledge of electricity distribution or similar market sector
  5. IT skills to effectively analyse performance data and complete in-scope business administration activities.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we’re ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life’s changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

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 [email protected] / 01738 340 128

EXTERNAL: 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.

INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.