Base Location: Flexible UK & Ireland | We're proud to offer a Flexible First approach to work, and this role is no exception. We will, however need your base 'home' location to be one of our SSE offices or depots around the UK and Ireland.
Salary: Competitive + skills allowance + Bonus + Car/Cash Allowance + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | with flexible working options available
What is the Role?
The role will focus on bringing legacy systems into the 21st Century by designing smart energy systems that deliver multiple benefits for clients including carbon reduction, construction cost optimisation, revenue generation or operating cost reduction.
Our projects support large buildings, campuses or developments across the UK. You’ll combine an meticulous attention to detail and a passion for innovation to deliver engineering tasks necessary for the successful development of smart energy systems.
In this role you’ll will be responsible for;
Developing concept designs that you will eventually see all the way through to operation; engineers will be required optimise competing design considerations, such as cost and efficiency.
Fundamental to this role is a strong understanding of at least one distributed energy systems (solar PV, LV electricity systems, heat pumps, mechanical building services, electric vehicle chargers or energy storage).
Working on net-zero energy strategies, detailed design of individual energy systems, working with project development mangers to appraise investment decisions for SSE, liaising with consultants & subcontractors and report write-up throughout project stages. You’ll support the delivery teams during pre and post-construction with engineering deliverables.
As Energy Performance Engineer, you’ll work within smart energy systems team which has an established track record of decarbonisation projects over many years. It’s important that you enjoy working within engineering team where each member has a speciality so that you can stretch you own knowledge, whilst learning from others.
This role reports to the Smart Energy Systems Engineering Team Lead.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, we’d love you to have:
Degree qualified engineer (mechanical, electrical, building services, renewables energy systems, or related/ similar) with experience working in an engineering consultancy
Experience with software packages such as IES VE, AutoCAD etc..
Communicate, influence and manage the expectations of a range of internal and external stakeholders, at times making sure technical information is presented accurately and effectively understood by the audience. You should also be comfortable liaising with clients where necessary
Experience with energy performance contracts and knowledge of energy markets & economics would be desirable
About our Business
SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.
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.
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 Natalie.Clark@sse.com / +44 (0) 1738275615.
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.