Asset Investment Engineer

  • Job Reference: 523955
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: £41,000 to £54,000
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Perth or Glasgow

Salary: £Competitive depending on experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible Working options available

About SSE Transmission

Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.

What is the Role?

SSE Transmission has a great opportunity for an experienced Asset Investment Engineer to join our team due to internal promotion. This exciting challenge requires the post-holder assisting in maintaining a safe, secure and reliable transmission network through development and effective management of our asset and justifying short, medium, and long-term investments.

As part of this role, you will be working with risk-based models to optimise investments with key considerations to the safety, environment and commercial operation of our business.

Key duties will include but not be limited to:

- Investment Lifecycle Modelling and Business Cases

- RIIO-T1 Price Control Close-Out Preparations

- Asset Investment Data Assurance

- Analysing & Optimising Investments

- Working with Asset Management Tools such as CBRM, Maximo, GIS, AIM, etc.

- Regulatory Reporting Packs

Required Skills and Qualifications?

To be considered for this fantastic career opportunity, you will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience in electrical engineering, business or finance degree relevant to the job. A thorough understanding and significant experience in managing asset risk and investment models for transmission assets such as Substation, OHL, Civils, Cables, P&C etc is essential. You should be an experienced line manager who can adapt quickly to changing business priorities and can manage teams remotely.

A strong understanding of safety regulations and the importance and obligations placed upon SHE Transmission with respect to the quality of asset information and investment justifications is needed. It is preferable that you'll hold an Institute of Asset Management qualification such as the certificate, diploma or equivalent. Chartership status is highly desirable as well as experience of working to ISO 55000.

As a brilliant communicator, you should have the ability to interact at a senior level, obtaining and presenting information in a clear form and producing concise reports and presentations. Previous knowledge of analysing and reporting on complex data and be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point and skilled in the use of spreadsheets is essential.

You should have experience of writing business cases using available data from various reports, assessment studies and asset management tools.

The advert will be closed early should we find a suitable candidate. Apply now!

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch. 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.