11-132kV SAP

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: UK
Categories: Construction, Engineering, Trades and Technical, Electrical

Job Title: 11-132KV SAP

Location: Thames Valley, South East England, Leeds, Ashford

Salary: £38,265 – £63,551 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

 

Our Role

Due to our growing and developing plans in the HV sector, we have a number of new opportunities for experienced 11-132kv Senior Authorised Person’s to join our business based across the UK. As the successful candidate, you will be working on LV/HV/EHV networks and associated plant up to 132kV as well as providing technical support during early sales engagement. In this role you will undertake full SAP operational duties ranging from operational switching, network control, creating and implementing protection settings. There may also be a requirement to provide project management expertise across larger HV Projects.

Your Skills and Experience

You'll be an experienced Senior Authorised Person on HV/EHV systems, with extensive operational experience on a diverse range of HV and LV systems, and accredited to the standards set by a UK licenced Distribution Network Operator. You’ll be familiar with, and comply with, all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports, with proven expertise in complex site project and contract management. In addition, you'll have extensive knowledge of Switching and Network Control as well as the construction, commissioning and operation of electrical plant and equipment on all types of HV/EHV systems, including complex protection schemes up to 132kV and grading studies. Project management experience or formal qualifications such as APMP would be desirable.

Passionate about safety, you will promote this throughout your team and to all Contractors on site, comfortably challenging any unsafe behaviours or attitudes. You'll have strong communication skills, with the ability to deliver technical training and advice to less-experienced colleagues. You will use your people-management skills to effectively achieve results from your team of direct and indirect labour and from Contractors.

A full UK driving licence is also essential to enable you to cover the network area.  

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises 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 Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

Our Benefits

With more than 22,000 employees working over 242 locations, we strive to be a great place to work for everyone. In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement of 34 days (inclusive of public holidays), with the option to buy up to 10 extra days. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 29th May 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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