Grid Services Engineer

Posted 6 days ago by SSE PLC

Location: Glasgow / Dublin

Salary: Up to £56,500 / €78,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

As a Grid Services Engineer you'll be responsible for managing all Grid related issues and opportunities from early project development to Operational handover (Gate 1 - Gate 5). This will encompass both onshore and offshore wind and hydro generation.

Some of the key tasks relating to this role will involve;

- Grid feasibility assessments

- Management of the Grid connection process with the Transmission and Distribution companies

- Assessment of connection offers

- Management of Grid progress meetings

- Achieving and maintaining Grid Code compliance

- Grid outage management

- Ancillary and system services opportunities

Your Skills and Experience

Due to the specialist nature of this role there are a few requirements that we are looking for;

- Qualified Chartered Engineer and a member of the Engineering Council

- Good technical knowledge and experience within Renewable generation

- Good technical knowledge of the power system and its operation

- Working knowledge of appropriate engineering legislation and industry good practice

- Good report writing skills

- Effective organisation capabilities to deliver quality work to the agreed timescales

- Commercial awareness in order to understand implications of engineering activities and decisions.

Our Company

The SSE Renewables Engineering Centre plays a significant role in the delivery of SSE's multi £billion investment programme, and operation of our renewable electricity generation capacity. We provide expertise across a wide range of engineering disciplines to ensure successful project design development and delivery, and best practice asset management across our significant renewable generation fleet.

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

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

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, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

Reference: 38683454

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