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Mechanical Multiskilled Craftsperson 17 views

Base Location: Inverawe Power Station

£26,120 – £34,500 depending in skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Working Pattern
: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

SSE Renewables (SSER) 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?

The multi-disciplined team based at Inverawe are responsible for the day to day operation, maintenance and repair of our Hydro Generation Plant to ensure it is kept in a safe and efficient state.

As Mechanical Multiskilled Craftsperson, you’ll be responsible for the following;

  • Carrying out electrical maintenance activities plus mechanical and civil works within your competence.
  • Liaising with other maintenance personnel in day to day rectification, repair and designated project work.
  • Carrying out routine inspections and checks to ensure our equipment and fixed plant is at a high standard of operational effectiveness.
  • Work closely with other team members and report operational defects as they arise
  • Carrying out risk assessments, as well as environmental and safety inspections
  • You’ll also receive training to operate and isolate fixed generation plant.

    What do I need?

    To be successful in the role, you will be a practical person with the ability to work a part of a team and be able to communicate effectively as you will be interacting with the public and people at all levels of the business, you will be required to work with other teams in other areas of the business.

    Due to the nature of the role you may, from time to time, be required to work outside in all weather conditions and it may be necessary to carry out work out with normal working hours.

    You will be computer literate and will be required to become proficient in using our maintenance scheduling and reporting software and other company software applications for which training will be given.

    The job requires a high flexible attitude to all aspect of work in the section, the ability to work as part of a team and communicate with colleagues is essential.

    Applicants must have an Electrical or Multi-skilled craftsperson background and should ideally have previous experience of working on Electrical Generation Equipment, you will be required to have a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 / City and Guilds or equivalent craft apprenticeship certificates.

    A full driving licence is essential, and you should reside, or be prepared to relocate within 30 miles of Inverawe Power Station

    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 submitting your application please get in touch with We’ll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

    This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

    If you successfully secure a role with us, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

    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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