Network Connections DesignerVacancy posted: Wednesday, 4 January 2017
Closing date: 29 January 2017
Job ref. no.: 511073
Network Connections Designer (511073)
Customer and Connections
Aberdeen or Inverness (flexible)
Salary: £33,520 - £44,269 (SS07) depending on experience
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks forms part of the FTSE-50 energy company, SSE. Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.7 million homes and businesses across Scotland and Central Southern England. Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks we are keeping our customers' lives comfortable, warm and well lit, no matter what. Our focus on people helps us understand the needs of the community and deliver the best service possible â€“ no excuses. We've worked on our networks for over 70 years to meet the changing needs of our customers. We are ready to meet the challenges ahead. We're powering our community.
The Connections Team are the first point of contact for customers wishing to have a new electricity connection, increase the size of their existing connection, install generation, or move the equipment supplying their property. We also speak to many customers regarding other general engineering enquiries and we take payments for all chargeable works.
Due to changes within our connection team in the North of Scotland, we have an exciting opportunity a Network Connections Designer to join our Connection design team. With flexible locations including Perth, Inverness, Aberdeen or Oban, your responsibilities will be wide spanning and include designing, costing and quoting of new electrical connections for domestic, commercial and industrial developments.
To be successful in this position, you should have relevant electrical qualification (incl. City & Guilds, ONC) or previous experience in a power systems environment although neither is essential to your application. You will be commercially aware, and have a keen eye for the detail both in technical and commercial terms. Due to the nature of the role some travel may be required, therefore it is essential that you hold a full clean driving licence.
You will value safety as a priority, minimising risks at design stage for safe installation and lifetime maintenance. A commitment to excellent customer service whilst delivering quotations in line with our Guaranteed Standards of Performance.
It is vital that you are organised, flexible and self motivated, with excellent communication skills. This is a busy role therefore it is important that you have the ability to prioritise and coordinate tasks to meet deadlines within a pressured but also exciting environment. In addition, you should have excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft packages such as Excel and Word.
Closing date for applications is: Sunday 29th January 2017.
There are big energy challenges ahead, but with your skills and experience there are just as many opportunities. For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. In return for being your best for our customers, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits and development opportunities. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement, a Group Pension Plan, share options and discounts on energy bills, phone and broadband.
This vacancy is open to internal candidates only. As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check..
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