HV Contracts Engineer

  • Job Reference: 522321
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2019
  • Recruiter: SSE Plc
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, car
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Location: Slough

Salary: £Up to £47,000 DOE plus Bonus, Car and Excellent Benefits

Our Role

Our HV centre at Slough is a small but profitable and highly-skilled HV technical resource, contributing to the growth of our HV business throughout the Southern Region.

We currently have an opportunity for a HV Contracts Engineer to join this team, to identify and develop sustainable HV business opportunities, focusing on new and existing HV contract customers. In addition, you will design, estimate, plan and manage the delivery of associated work contracts. You will also provide a consistent workflow and optimise the profit contribution to the business and ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met.

Skills and Experience Required

With a proven track record in design, construction and operation of electrical plant and equipment up to 33kV, you will have sound HV and LV electrical knowledge and will be familiar with all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports. Candidates will need an electrical background encompassing a range of contracting activities and be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and enthusiasm to help grow our business.

You will have the ability to identify, design, quote and manage HV contracts and will be able to negotiate with clients to secure profitable business. You should be able to apply financial and budgetary controls so that maximum profit is received, whilst managing quality, safety and planning of the work. You will also have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations, in addition to general office applications including MS Project. Previous SAP experience would be beneficial.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises of four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Contracting is a leading Mechanical and Electrical Contractor in the UK which delivers services ranging from small re-wires to major design and build projects.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here are a few highlights;

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

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

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.