about 1 year ago
Job Title: CAD Engineering Technician
Salary: £27,947– £36,912 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus
Permanent Full Time Hours
As CAD Engineering Technician in the Engineering Centre, you’ll work in a multi-discipline office which offers a range of engineering services to SSE’s Generation and Storage fleet, such as: Civil & Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering.
You’ll be responsible for supporting engineers in the Renewable Hydro, Onshore and Offshore wind, Thermal and Gas Storage sectors with project feasibility and design, engineering drawing production and monitoring & land surveying. Some of the other main accountabilities of your role will include working on the annual survey campaign for several planned movement surveys of SSE assets, such as dams, buildings and affiliated structures as well as providing the business in house topographic, setting out and point cloud survey capability, aiding the development or construction of new assets.
Your Skills & Experience
We are looking for someone who is qualified to a minimum of HNC level in an appropriate engineering discipline and ideally but not essential working towards professional accreditation or already has an ICE EngTech professional membership.
You’ll be commercially focused with first class IT Skills, and be proficient in 2D & 3D drafting using AutoCAD, Revit or equivalent drawing packages. An understanding of multi-disciplinary engineering drawing principles and engineering methods will also be necessary.
Experience of standard surveying practices, using total stations, GNSS(GPS) and digital/optical levels would be an advantageous but it’s not essential.
Travel and overnight stays will be required as part of this role and we ask that you hold a full valid driving license. You should also be prepared to work in remote outdoor environments, where some working at height will be required.
The Engineering Centre is a centralised function providing effective engineering and technology capability to support the safe operation of a diverse fleet of thermal generation, gas storage and renewable generation assets, whilst driving to secure sustained plant income through improved plant availability and performance.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: 21st October 2018
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.