Electrical Transmission Fitter

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 8 September 2016

Location: Dundee

Closing date: 25 September 2016
Job ref. no.: 510189

TRANSMISSION FITTER

DUNDEE

SALARY 23,769 - 31,395 (SSE4) DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND 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 – 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.

We have a fantastic opportunity for Electrical Fitters to join our Transmission Operations Team , with the opportunity to be based in Dundee. As part of SSE, this group is responsible for the Transmission Networks across the North of Scotland. As a fitter within Transmission Operations, you'll be helping to deliver SSE's maintenance programme on the Transmission Network. This is a key role in helping to maintain the network for SSE. You'll predominantly carry out maintenance duties on SSE electrical networks up to 132/ 275 & 400 kV. You'll also be involved in construction works and ensuring best value for money. Safety would be your number one priority, ensuring that all operational works are carried out to the highest standards.

Suitable candidates for this role will preferably have a proven track record of working in HV with a power distribution (or similar) company, combined with a City and Guilds Part 232 electrical apprenticeship. You must be adaptable, self-motivated and flexible enough to work away from base location. A current UK driving licence is essential.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary package in a position which has excellent routes for career progression within the SSE Group. You will also enjoy pension, life insurance, share plans, a generous leave entitlement (with options to purchase additional leave), discounted energy, phone, broadband, plus a host of other rewards and lifestyle benefits.

Closing date for applications is 25th September

This vacancy is open to internal candidates only. As a courtesy, please inform your line manager prior to submitting an application for this role. Successful candidates may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal record check.

 

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