Base Location: Sloy Power Station
Salary: £25,421 - £33,577 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus + excellent benefits
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week
About the Department
SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future, we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.
What is the Role?
SSE Hydro Generation operates and maintains over 1000MW of Hydro Generation and associated infrastructure. Our Operations and Maintenance Teams are responsible for the operation and maintenance of our Hydro Generation assets. We currently have an opportunity for an Electrical/ Multi Skilled Craftsperson to join our Hydro Generation Operations and Maintenance team based at Sloy Power Station.
This multi-disciplined team are responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance and repair of our Hydro Generation plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state.
You'll be responsible for carrying out electrical maintenance activities plus mechanical and civil works within your competence.
You'll be involved with other maintenance personnel in day to day rectification, repair and designated project work, and you'll also carry out routine inspections and checks to ensure our equipment and fixed plant is at a high standard of operational effectiveness.
Working closely with other team members, you'll report operational defects as they arise, carry out risk assessments, plus environmental and safety inspections and you'll also receive training to operate and isolate fixed generation plant.
What do I need?
To be successful in the role, you must be a practical person with the ability to work a part of a team and be able to communicate effectively as you will be interacting with the public and people at all levels of the business, you will be required to work with other teams in other areas of the business.
Due to the nature of the role you may, from time to time, be required to work outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out with normal working hours.
You will be computer literate and will be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications for which training will be given.
The job requires a high flexible attitude to all aspect of work in the section, the ability to work as part of a team and communicate with colleagues is essential.
Applicants must have an electrical or multi skilled craftsperson background with electrical bias and should ideally have previous experience of working on heavy rotating machinery. You will be required to have a minimum vocational qualification (NVQ or SVQ) at Level 3, awarded by an accredited learning provider, or an equivalent craft apprenticeship award.
A full driving licence is essential, and you should reside, or be prepared to relocate within 30 miles of Pitlochry.
We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?
All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with Pamela Fleming. 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.
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'.
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