Quality Assurance Engineer - Energy Services

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Work type: Permanent - Working Differently Available
Location: Dublin
Categories: Engineering, Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability, Trades & Technical, Quality Assurance, Compliance & Regulation

Salary: circa €46,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37.5 hours per week

Our Role

Quality Assurance Engineers are responsible for ensuring AES service/installation engineers carry out their roles in the manner expected by AES. Safety, customer care and technical ability are the main areas that that are focused on. The QA engineers also act as an escalation point for customer complaints of a technical nature where the call centre may need a QA engineer to visit the customers’ homes.

The QA engineers are the link between SSE Airtricity Energy Services Operations Manager and the network of installers and service engineers that are employed and contracted by AES.  The QA engineer will also carry out boiler service and repair as and when required by his line manager.

Duties will include; 

-Dealing with team of engineers- issues, queries, technical problems – maintaining a good communication with all engineers, updating them on any changes to safety issues and liaising with the RGII.

-Taking calls from engineers regarding technical issues/Meeting engineers on site

-Dealing with any escalated problems re spare parts, QA, customers – Meeting customers on site to deal with any complaints they may have about jobs that were done or works not carried out.

-Reporting to Operations Manager/Works Control Manager – attending regular QA meeting with Management team – to discuss any issues rising from the previous week.

-Training/Safety Updates – this includes a monthly safety call with all contractors working on behalf of AES on day to day business- communicating any safety issues, problems that may have risen with other engineers and informing them about any changes within the company.

-Customer Care – dealing with customers on a daily basis, QA calls to service jobs and install jobs that were done and calling out to the job if customer has any complaints.

-Boiler Servicing – Carrying out boiler service and repairs as and when required by the business

-Liaising with Manufacturers/Technical Update – managing any training courses that the engineers may want to attend, communicating any changes on the IS813 and keeping up to date with changes from the RGII.

-Quality/Brand Awareness – keeping the engineers aware of the importance of branding -wearing of Airtricity clothing, dust sheets and van branding. Also making the engineers aware of their responsibilities while wearing the SSE brand. 

-Auditing of Engineers – Carrying out regular inspections of the engineers works to ensure that they comply at all times with SSE AES standards.  This includes on site observations as well as maintaining an audit list containing details of up to date safety and regulatory documents confirming engineer’s ability to work to SSE standards

-Ad hoc duties as required 

Your Skills and Experience

-A strong background in Plumbing / Gas Installation and experience in all aspect’s boiler installation and maintenance

-Strong customer service ethic

-Problem solving skills

-Knowledge/willingness to learn about SEAI grant management

-G1, G2 and G3 certificates completed

-GIFF- gas installer fault finding

-Safe Pass

-RGII approved

-Extensive knowledge of IS813 and all gas standards.

-The ability to ensure a consistently high level of safety, customer care and satisfaction.

-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an eye for detail

-Ability to work on own initiative

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.

Our Benefits

We employ 1,000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

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, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. 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: 26 June 2019                                                          

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

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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