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Civil Operative 20 views

Base Location: Sloy Power Station

£26,973 – £35,622 depending on skills and experience, based on a 45hr week + excellent benefits

Working Pattern:
Permanent | Full Time, 45 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Renewables is the UK and Ireland’s leading renewable energy company. Our aim is to be the largest and most efficient developer of onshore and offshore wind in the UK and Ireland. We drive new growth by identifying, developing, building and operating high quality assets in GB, Ireland and internationally. In order to contribute to a low carbon future we have committed to treble our current Renewables output by 2030.

Our Renewables Operations teams are responsible for operating our onshore and offshore wind and hydro fleet safely and efficiently. We carry out essential operations and maintenance to maximise asset value in a dynamic energy market.

What is the Role?

Working from Sloy Power Station, Inveruglas, G83 7DP, you will be involved in working on our civils assets throughout our Renewables Operations business, but principally on our Hydro catchments. You’ll work as part of a small team who are responsible for carrying out a wide range of civil construction duties, undertaking maintenance to concrete structures, buildings, roads, bridges and other works within the Business.

What do I need?

We’re looking for someone who has experience in civil construction activities and in particular concrete works, combined with relevant site training. Plant operation experience as well as a trade or craft in an appropriate construction discipline would also be an advantage.

Safety is SSE’s number one priority, so you should have the ability to risk assess activities throughout your working day and to work within our Health and Safety guidelines. We’re also looking for you to achieve authorisation levels within SSE Generation System Safety Rules (GSSRs), and training will be provided.

The work involves regular travel and where necessary, working away from home may therefore be required. As you will be travelling to different sites it is essential you already hold a full, current driving licence.

Our Benefits

We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require to submit your application please get in touch with We’ll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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