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8 months ago
Location: Kent
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Cleaner Coal Jobs
Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer

Location: Medway Power Station, Kent

Salary: up to £65,500 per annum depending on skills and experience + annual bonus and excellent benefits.

Permanent | Full Time Hours

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Lead Electrical Engineer will build an inclusive and high performing team, across disciplines and departments as required to deliver the role.

Some of your other main responsibilities will include;

* Management of works to ensure a safe working environment;

* Technical governance & guidance for your plant area;

* Delivery of compliance with legislation and industry best practice;

* Management of Projects;

* Delivery of an effective outage strategy;

* Optimising the maintenance strategy to meet with the needs of our customers / stakeholders;

* Leading root cause analysis and engineering solutions to defects;

* Driving innovation to achieve improvements in plant performance;

* Contract management of strategic suppliers and management of our Contract Strategy;


Budget Management

These accountabilities are all in relation to the electrical assets of the power plant.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will ideally be educated to degree level in an electrical discipline, however consideration will be made for candidates with an HND qualification.

You’ll have previous experience within a similar role in the electricity, or a comparable engineering, industry. Due to your background, you’ll have good knowledge of contract legislation and regulation relating to Health and Safety and legislation for electrical systems.

Good communication skills are essential, and you’ll have a demonstrable record of building teams, with a passion for safety and successful delivery against key stakeholder requirements.

Our Benefits

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

Our Company

SSE’s core purpose is to provide the energy people need in a reliable, affordable & environmentally friendly (sustainable) way. We are the 30th largest company in the FTSE 100 with around 21,000 Employees based through UK and Ireland, the broadest based energy company & the second largest utility in Ireland. We are a responsible company who make ethical, responsible, balanced decisions to support environmental, social and economic wellbeing for current and future generations.

SSE’s Wholesale business is responsible for Electricity Generation, both operational and construction, Gas Production and Storage, Electricity and Gas trading to meet the requirements of SSE Customers & Business Energy sales. The Generation division of Wholesale operates our assets generating across gas, renewables and coal. Medway Power Station forms part of our Generation division, and is a combined cycle gas turbine asset. It’s recently undergone upgrade works encompassing gas turbines, steam turbines, boilers and process control systems, resulting in higher operating efficiency in line with our trading requirements.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 26th November 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.

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