Shift Production Technician
Job Title: Shift Production Technician
Salary: from £27,947 - £41,396 plus shift allowance, depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week
At SSE we believe in making a difference. Our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. That's why we've invested over £1 billion in UK infrastructure in the past year alone, paid £1 billion in taxes since 2011, employ over 19,000 people, and we're ranked the largest FTSE 100 company from revenues derived solely in the UK and Ireland.
Our Gas Storage business is responsible for the operation and management of SSE's Gas Storage facilities, their maintenance and ensuring the plant is available for use by SSE and third parties to use.
You will carry out the various operational activities including plant operations, plant isolations, commissioning, testing, basic maintenance, gas quality control, repair, outages, and environmental monitoring. Acting as Process Operator, working within the Safe Systems of Work ensuring all work is executed safely and efficiently. Maintaining the site integrity through recording of work activities to satisfy storage and legal requirements. These will include carrying out Isolations, Atmosphere Testing and Work Control Document issuing.
You will assist in the preparation of reports and provide guidance and give technical advice to site personnel including Contractors. You will ensure optimum performance, reliability and safety of through close monitoring of process equipment ensuring compliance with operational and legal requirements and participate in environmental monitoring.
Your Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role, you will be educated to a minimum of NVQ in an Engineering or science related discipline. You should preferably have experience of working in an operational role, working on large scale processing plant. Experience in delivering the accountabilities outlined would be advantageous.
You will be an effective communicator with great interpersonal and relationship building skills. The ability to problem solve and work independently are essential.
As you will be required to travel to different sites and attend training off site, it is essential that you have a full driving licence.
SSE is Ireland's second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE's operations support across Ireland.
SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.
We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.
In addition to a competitive salary, you'll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You'll enjoy 25 days' annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our "Be the Difference" scheme.
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Closing date for applications is: 28th Oct 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.