About the Role
Location: Slough (Thames Valley)
Salary: £39,415 - £45,136 depending on skills and experience + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
SSE is a British FTSE 35 Company and is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK. As part of the SSE Group, Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) owns one electricity transmission network and two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables across one third of the UK.
The Thames Valley Region are currently recruiting for an Automation Technician who will be responsible for the installation/maintenance & daily fault repair of remotely controlled switchgear and associated equipment including all communications systems that support this within the electrical distribution up to 11kv.
- You'll be responsible for installing and commissioning automation schemes.
- You'll also monitor and supervise contractors throughout the region and will also be required to fault find, repair and maintain automation defects on a daily basis, using multiple manufacturer equipment as well to assist with this.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role:
- You will be highly self motivated with the ability to work effectively alone.
- You'll demonstrate the ability to effectively manage your own work program.
- With an understanding of Microsoft programs and the ability to update them, you should be SAP authorised or working towards it.
- You will also be keen to learn and develop your role, having knowledge of the automation currently installed.
About our Business
SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.
What's in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.
What happens now?
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Robert on email@example.com / 01738 341105.
Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.