Mobile Diesel Generation Fitter
Job Title: Mobile Generation Fitter
Salary: £8.60 - £15.47 depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week
Mobile Generation is used to keep the customers lights on when supplies are not available either during planned work or in an emergency, and as a Mobile Diesel Generation (MDG) Fitter, you'll be responsible for ensuring our own fleet of mobile generation is available and ready to restore customer supplies during planned and unplanned interruptions. In this role, you will ensure SHEPD's mobile generation fleet is kept at a high state of readiness, whilst maintaining a high level of company and regulatory health, safety and environmental standards.
In addition, you'll service the mobile generation fleet, including planned, preventative and reactive maintenance, repairing or replacing defective equipment, general upkeep of plant, adequate reporting of fleet conditions and status, as well as out of hours' support. You will report to the MDG Team Manager, you will be based at Inverness depot however, the role will require visits to sites throughout the region.
Your Skills and Experience
To ensure you get the most from your role, we ask that you hold a time served apprenticeship within vehicle/plant/HGV or mobile generator fitter. A relevant City and Guilds certificate would be advantageous, however the ability to demonstrate relevant experience will be considered and training will be provided on SSE fleet specific equipment. As this role includes travelling across the SHEPD licence area, a UK driving licence is essential; you'll be provided with company transport to carry out your duties. An HGV/LGV driving licence would be advantageous , including any previous or current network authorisations.
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: Sunday 19th August 2018
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.