4 months ago
Job Title: Real Time Systems Delivery (RTSD) Project Engineer (Distribution Projects)
Salary: Up to £50,539 (SS08) depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Real Time Systems Delivery Engineer to join our team; working closely with your Project Manager, you’ll work to develop business requirements into Real Time Systems solutions across our Distribution network. You’ll be responsible for all aspects of design, liaison, procurement, project management and system commissioning, allowing you a unique opportunity to view the full project life cycle.
During the design phase, you’ll identify if a new project specific design is required, or if the requirement will fall into an existing standard design solution. You’ll work with internal stakeholders, such as business unit departments, project managers and designers to determine project scope and requirements, to then further the project by agreeing deliverables and design.
This is a good opportunity for you to join the team and learn about our business from the front line, implementing systems which will benefit our business, and ultimately our customers.
Your Skills and Experience
To be considered for this role, we ask that you have excellent project management skills, with an ability to negotiate and agree project scope, costs and expectations to ensure all RTS works and interfaces are managed and implemented by the various teams and subcontractors. You’ll be a strong communicator, able to manage your stakeholders and build effective working relationships.
You will be safety focused and have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations. Applicants will have a minimum of an HNC qualification in an electrical or telecommunications based discipline; alternatively suitable experience in a similar role may be considered. You will also have a strong background in the design and implementation of substation Control & SCADA systems utilising DNP3/. Experience with the application of IEC 61850 would also be advantageous.
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.
Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain.
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: Tuesday 20th March 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.