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Network Integrity Planning Engineer

Full Time


Base Location: Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Aldershot, Chichester or Petersfield

Salary: £38,073 – £44,257 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances, and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

We are looking for a Network Integrity Planning Engineer to join our busy Team.

As a Network Integrity Planning Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and overseeing the completion of defect plans and understanding the level of risk in the network.

You will be responsible for planning work to ensure reliable performance and network security along with understanding and ensuring that issues on the network are dealt with appropriately and proactively.

Other roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Ensuring the portfolio of programme works, including defect resolution and PSIs, is managed.

– Preparing all safety and operational documentation.

– Producing and controlling risk assessments and method statements associated with the delivery of works.

– Ensuring optimal performance and safety and visiting works regularly to manage site interfaces.

What do I need?

In order to be considered for this role you will have:

– Proven experience in planning and resourcing operational tasks

– Experience of the LV and HV Network an advantage

– Able to build job packs within relevant timeframes

– Proven experience in dealing directly with customers

– Proven ability in the coordination and planning of diverse projects

– Site Managers Safety Training or IOSH Managing Safety systems

This role is suited to a team player who has excellent commercial awareness and interpersonal and decision-making skills. For the right candidate this is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team offering a challenging and rewarding work environment.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we’re ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life’s changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE‘ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Kim on 01738 344051

Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

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