Distribution Control Engineer

Equal Approach Ltd.

Distribution Control Engineer


Equal Approach Ltd., Tulloch, Perth and Kinross

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 22 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

The Distribution Control Engineer is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the energy distribution sector, responsible for the safe operation and monitoring of the electrical distribution network. This includes all voltages up to and including 33kV where you will need to manage infrastructure of critical national importance. We are seeking experienced Senior Authorised Field Engineers who are ready to take their expertise to the next level. Training opportunities are available and we currently operate a four day working work rota with a progressive route into shifts also a future option. Join our dynamic team and contribute to shaping the future of power distribution!

The control engineer's main duties are:

- Monitor and control distribution networks using state-of-the-art SCADA systems.

- Collaborate with field teams to optimize network performance, troubleshoot issues, and respond to emergencies.

- Analyse real-time data to ensure consistent power supply and minimize downtime.

- Participate in training programs to enhance your technical knowledge and adapt to the control room environment.

Senior Authorised Field Engineer certification (or equivalent) with a strong track record in distribution network operations.

- Proficiency in SCADA systems and control room operations.

- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.

- Strong communication skills to liaise with field teams, management, and other stakeholders.

- Have or are willing to work towards a HNC level qualification in Electrical Engineering.

SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net-zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net-zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger - an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.