about 1 month ago
Location: London, Glasgow, Reading or Perth
Salary: £43,200 – £65,500 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
SSE Utilities has grown significantly over the last five years to become a national business and is now seeking to diversify into new markets and looking at innovative commercial solutions to both monetise opportunities, improve annual profitability and increase the returns from investment in what is becoming a highly competitive and complex industry. Enterprise Utilities develops, invests in owns and operates critical energy infrastructure for the long-term. We are in a unique position to deliver distributed energy services, drawing on our expertise to create solutions tailored specifically to each individual business’ energy needs.
Whether it’s reducing costs, creating new revenue streams, increasing network resilience, achieving environmental commitments, or mitigating risks, we’ve got what it takes to improve our customers’ approach to energy use and to future-proof their business. We bring capital, expertise and a long-term partnership approach to the market.
We work on project development typically at the distribution level of the grid, often onsite alongside load in the B2B market, and we are developing solutions and projects in Distributed Generation and Storage, Combined Heat and Power, electrical, gas and heat network infrastructure.
Reporting to the Head of Solutions and Engineering in Enterprise Utilities, the Engineering Manager - Energy Systems is responsible for the Management of an Engineering Team providing specialist technical expertise across the life of Enterprise Utilities assets. This will include the definition and delivery of the design management process for district heating, distributed generation and energy storage assets, Design Authority during design development and construction activities, and Technical Authority throughout the asset life. Responsibilities will also include the development and on-going management of Engineering and Design Standards and the provision of technical solutions.
Your Skills and Experience
The role requires the following attributes:
-Chartered Engineer and member of Engineering Council
-Extensive experience within a technical/ engineering environment, and strong understanding of the UK energy utilities business related to district heating/cooling and use of heat pumps; ad/absorption chillers; CHP from reciprocating engines; gas turbines and fuel cells; and other zero/low carbon technologies such as organic Rankine cycles, solar PV, solar thermal, etc
-Fundamental understanding of thermodynamics and energy systems in order to configure optimised solutions
-Track record in delivering design engineering through the RIBA Stages requirements
-Strong technical skills and have a detailed understanding of technical/commercial interactions
-Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work under pressure, responding constructively to conflicting priorities and conforming with all SSE management processes
-Demonstrating SSE values (SSESET) and a flexible attitude to engineering solutions
The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.
SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers’ electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.
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: 11th January 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org
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.