Base Location: Slough, Oxford, West London, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Swindon, Southampton, Melksham, Reading or Poole
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | 37 Hours per week (plus opportunity for overtime)
About the Department
SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.
What is the Role?
You’ll be working on DNO Primary Substation asset replacement work, DNO New Connections (11kv & 33kV) or possibly large supply infrastructure projects on the Slough Trading Estate. Based within or close to the geographic region covering West London, Slough, Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Melksham, Bournemouth, Poole, Southampton, you’ll work alongside SAPs, Commissioning Engineers and Project Engineers on these projects.
You’ll be expected show efficient and profitable use of the labour resources to ensure satisfactory progress is maintained and act as the focal point to coordinate works in a safe manner to agreed programmes. Applicants will be expected to liaise with clients, suppliers and other interfaces affected by our works.
Finally, you’ll have excellent attention to detail to help ensure that our HV construction projects meet the design specification and are delivered safely, on time and on budget.
What do I need?
To be successful in this role you’ll have or previously held DNO Authorisations to supervise working parties in substation environments and be able to accept to accept safety documentation. You’ll be an experienced Site Supervisor with a background in HV projects with the knowledge, experience and the ability to lead teams of Electrical Fitters, Jointing staff and civils sub-contractors.
You’ll be required to have experience and an understanding of the CDM Regulations as the you’ll be pivotal in ensuring our compliance is meet. You’ll have successfully completed a time-served Apprenticeship or another recognised training programme in a relevant trade (Electrical Fitter / Jointer/ Wireman) and will have acquired extensive practical knowledge and competence as a Craftsman including experience as a ‘leading hand’.
Safety will always be your priority and therefore expect you’ll always adopt and promote our number one value.
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This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company’s verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.
We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.
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