Electrical Contracts Engineer

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


Job Title: Electrical Contracts Engineer

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £35-46k + Annual Bonus and Car (or Cash Allowance) and Excellent Benefits

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Our Role

We're looking for an experienced Contracts Engineer, with an electrical bias, to join our team in Plymouth.

In this role you’ll be involved in contract and project management of multiple building services projects from conception to completion. Your focus will be ensuring all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met, that estimators and bid teams have engineering support and the management of on-site teams.

Due to the nature of the role, you’ll need to have excellent project management and communication skills, good client and customer relation skills in both electronic and face to face scenarios, the ability to work with engineering teams and manage operational teams, be able to apply financial and budgetary controls to maximise profit, have the ability to identify opportunity and uphold strong SHE standards.

With this in mind, you should have a proven track record of managing a portfolio of projects ranging from £1k to £2m, an electrical background in a contracting environment, experience of managing NEC3 / JCT and clients bespoke contracts, understanding of technical drawings and a working knowledge of CDM regulations 2015. 

An HNC qualification or equivalent in an electrical discipline, SMSTS, First Aid and knowledge of general office applications inclusive of MS Project (or alternative) would be highly desirable.

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: 21st August 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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