SAP Automation Technician

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jul 5, 2021
Engineering Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Base Location: Petersfield, Aldershot, Portsmouth

Salary:£36,836 - £48,648 + car/car allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

What is the Role?

  1. Undertake all asset management functions for automated secondary equipment within the region, including installation, commissioning, inspection, maintenance and fault investigation and repair.
  2. Monitor daily defects report from NMC & log daily defects which have come in and prioritise these defects, then repair/investigate and log what repairs/actions were carried out.
  3. First point of call for all failures of automation schemes. Investigate failures, including download and initial interpretation of system logs. Identify failed plant and complete repairs. Identify, record and feed-back root cause.
  4. Carry out end to end onsite testing between Power On (NMC) and local test box at secondary site to prove communications and digital/control bits are working correctly.
  5. Undertake annual inspection and maintenance visits to all pole mounted circuit breakers and secondary substations with automations fitted.

What do I need?

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

  1. Be authorised for HV Switching, LV works and works on pole mounted circuit breakers. Ideally have PTW SAP and be working towards SFT SAP
  2. Be approved for works on RTUs
  3. Have completed training in investigation of automations failures and electrical fitting
  4. Have good theoretical and practical understanding of electrical protection and control systems
  5. Have knowledge of batteries, battery chargers and competency in battery installations

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.