Technical - Cable Jointing Craft Trainer and Assessor

  • Job Reference: 525296
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
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  • Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: £36,386 to £48,648
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £36,386 - £48,648 depending on skills and experience

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

About the Department

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

What is the role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Trainer/assessor with expertise within the UK electrical High Voltage Distribution networks. You will facilitate training and conduct assessments to ensure that SSE staff have the technical knowledge & skills to support business to operate safely on the network. You will be required to assist with the development of training and deliver training throughout the UK to meet our customers needs.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you will have excellent communication skills and a flair for developing people. You must have a technical background with suitable experience working on UK distribution networks.

The successful candidate will have experience in coaching others, teaching and assessing, however someone who holds the relevant technical and communication skills who can evidence the potential to become a successful trainer will be considered as a development opportunity. A developing trainer may not fulfil the requirements for the advertised salary immediately although a development plan will be in place to achieve this


Recently held distribution network authorisations to undertake live LV working and switching operations on LV distribution networks.

Strong Operational background, with experience Jointing LV and HV cables on distribution networks.

You will be an excellent communicator and be able to facilitate engaging and inclusive learning environments for a diverse workforce.


Additional Authorisations for LV & HV generator connections and experience/authorised with Overhead Lines.

A recognised safety qualification such as NEBOSH/IOSH or a sound understanding of UK Safety Regulations (ESQCR, Electricity at Work and Environmental) would be beneficial.

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding role with fantastic opportunities for development.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

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.