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Protection Commissioning Engineer

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, United Kingdom, £ 55573 - 71370 Per Year car / car allowance + a range of benefits, Permanent


About the role

Base Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £55,573 - £71,370 + car / car allowance + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

Key Responsibilities 

- You will join a team of highly skilled colleagues to help deliver our capital delivery programme on our transmission network.

- Ensure we build and maintain the highest standard of network for our customers.

- Get involved in all aspects of field protection work, including commissioning, maintenance, outage management, contractor liaison and budget adherence.

- Due to the 24/7 nature of our networks, you may be required to work away from your base location on occasion and assist in a variety of ad hoc activities.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A qualification in a relevant subject to minimum HNC level is preferred.

- Previous experience and technical knowledge of power systems protection, including installation and commissioning of high voltage plant and apparatus up to 400kV.

- Sound understanding of reading and interpreting protection single line, schematic and block diagrams.

- Experience of carrying out testing and fault-finding on secondary wiring and auxiliary equipment, including the application of logic and settings files on integrated electronic protection devices.

- A full, current driving licence.

About our Business

SSEN Transmission owns and operates the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, transporting energy from where it is generated to where it is needed, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. Home to some of the UK's greatest resources of renewable energy, SSEN Transmission is playing a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.

This is an exciting time to join SSEN Transmission. You'll have the opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a positive impact on Scottish communities for future generations. Be ready to learn, gain new experiences, and be inspired by our talented team.

What's in it for you?

We can offer you a genuinely purpose-led career with a culture built on trust, autonomy, and flexibility. In addition, we'll give you:

- Lots of flexibility: whether it's working from home, doing the school run, or life admin, we understand that flexibility is essential, and we trust you to do the right thing for you and us.

- 34 days annual leave entitlement.

- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.

- Discounted healthcare for you and your family.

- Salary sacrifice car leasing.

- A tax-efficient pension scheme.

- Wellbeing support from WeCare giving unlimited 24/7 online GP appointments for you and your family, plus mental health support and get fit programmes, alongside various well-being initiatives throughout the year.

- Generous employee and friends & family discounts 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 encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need 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 made 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 flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Iona on iona.allan@sse.com / 01738 344049.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.


Job Details

Full Time
Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, United Kingdom
£ 55573 - 71370 Per Year, car / car allowance + a range of benefits