Senior Delivery Engineer
Ref: SCOT-5071331300

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Job description
SP Energy Networks is part of the ScottishPower Group of companies. We provide power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines that we own and maintain.
We do it responsibly. We do it with respect for people and for the environment. We do it looking at the long term, not just today. We do it innovatively.
We're dedicated to delivering a safe and reliable electricity supply to all of our customers 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Through our transmission and distribution network we provide power to customers in Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and North Shropshire as well as Central and Southern Scotland.

DESCRIPTION

The Future Networks team is responsible for the delivery and implementation of new innovative technologies from project trials into Business As Usual activities that improve the way our network operates and brings benefits to our customers as well as reducing the overall cost of operating the network.

We have carried out extensive work to understand the impact of new forms of electricity generation and changes to the electricity demand usage on our networks and how we provide greater visibility and information to our network design and planning teams to inform and support business investment decisions. We work closely with stakeholders from across the business and licence areas to implement solutions that will continue to facilitate a safe, secure and reliable network as a greater penetration of low carbon technologies connect to our network.

The role of the Senior Delivery Engineer is to deliver new network solution both technically and commercially as part of both innovation trials as well as support District staff in delivery of new technology and network solutions into Business As Usual day to day activity, enabling SP Energy Networks to deliver a Low Carbon Network.

You will be responsible for the delivery of cost effective network solutions balanced with commercial and regulatory awareness and will have the opportunity to challenge existing SP Energy Networks policies and industry standards in order to realise the benefits of applying new technology advancements in power engineering techniques and equipment as part of Business as Usual practices.
Requiring the necessary skills to develop close relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, the Senior Delivery Engineer will interface with business departments to ensure network security whilst being focussed on delivering industry leading customer service.


ACCOUNTABILITIES

* Delivery and integration of innovative network equipment and technology with existing network infrastructure to meet customer expectations whilst delivering improved value to the business.
* Ensure compliance with Construction, Design and Management (CDM) Regulations and other relevant Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations.
* Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.
* Provide management reports on delivery against plans as required.
* Focused on delivering excellent customer service to all aspects of day to day activity recognising both internal and external stakeholders and customer groups.
* Examine, trial and challenge application of new technology equipment and techniques being developed within the power networks industry both in the UK and worldwide for future use in SP Energy Networks.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

* Proven experience in a responsible position and knowledge of engineering works required for electrical networks.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues, departments, industry stakeholders and customers.
* Network related data and associated IT systems.
* Emerging new technology and its application.
* Knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to electricity networks.
* Industry structure, including renewable generators, Distribution Network Owners and Electricity Transmission Licensees and System Operator.
* Establish strong working relationships with peers.
* Solve complex problems and develop practical solutions using a novel approach.
* Develop initiatives which generate additional value to the business.
* Communicate effectively to all levels within the business.
* Health & Safety policies and procedures.
* Statutory and licence obligations.


MINIMUM CRITERIA

* Degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant experience.
* Experience in power system analysis and modelling tools.
* Post training experience in a relevant engineering role including operation of power networks.
* Senior Authorised Person (SAP) status at distribution voltages.


ROLE BENEFITS INCLUDE

* Salary £40,314 (minimum)
* Pension plan
* Share incentive plan
* Enhanced maternity and adoption leave provisions
* Childcare Vouchers
* Enhanced annual leave
* Caring and development breaks
* Training and development

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

* Location: Ochil House, 10 Technology Avenue, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre. G72 0HT
* No of Vacancies: 1
* Contract Type: Permanent
* Employment Status: Full Time
* Selection Method: Competency Based Interview
* Competencies: Teamwork, Innovation & Creativity, Customer Focus, Achieving Results & Continuous Improvement, Initiative, Communicating and Influencing.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 30th June 2017

“happy to talk flexible working”

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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