Mechanical Craftperson

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 5 January 2017

Location: Tarbert

Closing date: 25 January 2017
Job ref. no.: 511218

MECHANICAL CRAFTPERSON

WHOLESALE - RENEWABLE OPERATIONS

FOYERS POWER STATION

SALARY 23769 to 31,395

DEPENDENT ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

SSE is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK as well as one of the top 35 companies listed in the FTSE index. Our core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable, safe and sustainable way. The diverse Renewable Generation portfolio includes an installed capacity of over 3147MW.

We are currently looking for a Multiskilled Craftperson to join the established team in the Great Glen. The Great Glen section has 12 generating sites and 106MW's of capacity to the business, with teams who operate and maintain the assets and assistance is provided at Foyers which is a 300MW Pump Storage Power Station.

As a Mechanical Fitter you will be responsible for performing routine maintenance, undertaking fault finding and repairs on the fixed installations of the power stations, as well as planning and organising maintenance work and assisting with general day to day tasks within the stations. You will carry out mechanical maintenance activities and support on designated project work. You'll also undertake the duties of a "unit operator" for some of the power stations. As part of the company ethos you may be asked to carry out duties out with your main core skills but within your capabilities, therefore, a degree of flexibility is required.

To be successful in this role you will hold a minimum qualification of City and Guilds or equivalent craft apprenticeship certificates. You will be able to call on your skills associated with Mechanical plant maintenance,. You will have experience on associated ancillary plant and equipment, and be competent in the use of small hand tools. You will have a good knowledge of mechanical systems and commercial safety and quality awareness would be an advantage, however full training will be provided. A current driving licence is essential.

"In our annual engagement survey our staff voted us as a great place to work"

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th January 2016

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal candidates, out of 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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