Maintenance Engineering Manager

SSE Plc

Maintenance Engineering Manager

£50611

SSE Plc, Yeovil, Somerset

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f2cc59ab187248bf885bf2faed196155

Full Job Description

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineering Manager to join our busy team!

As a Maintenance Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for delivery of the maintenance programme for distribution network substation assets from LV to 33kV in the West of the Wessex region on behalf of the Maintenance and Inspection team.

You will have responsibility for the safety and welfare of a team of electrical fitters, the productivity of this team and the quality of the planning, maintenance, and inspection tasks completed.

We are looking for someone who can lead by example, grow and develop the team's knowledge whilst ensuring that safety is the number one value. Someone with an open, honest and positive communication style who has the ability to engage at all levels and instil a high performing culture

Other roles & responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Day-to-day management of field based electrical fitters.


  • Planning and delivering primary and substation maintenance work on equipment at voltages up to 33kV.


  • Managing an annual plan of works ensuring all outputs are delivered within agreed budgets.


  • Authorising timesheets, financial accountability for your outputs and ensuring the team have the correct tools and equipment to complete all required tasks safely.


  • Liaise with Control and other delivery teams to plan network outages that optimise outcomes for customers and the business.

    Experience of working on and operating Electrical networks up to 33kV. Having 33kV Senior Authorised Person authorisations (or working towards) would be advantageous but not essential.


  • Experience managing field based operational staff.


  • Proficient IT and data analytical skills to ensure accurate and timely reporting through systems such as Maximo, Electric office, Excel and Power on.


  • A strong health and safety mindset, with values that align with those of SSE and our Safety family culture, coupled with experience of integrating and maintaining these within an operational environment.


  • Enthusiasm, drive, a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment.

    SSEN Distribution powers 3.9 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 4,200 highly skilled people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital for the future. We power communities to thrive today and create a net-zero tomorrow. Why not join us and help power change, we're looking for great people who love working with others to achieve great results. You'll be empowered to make the right decisions for our customers and have the space to take accountability for the work you do. You'll be working as part of a bigger team, enabling net-zero, so team work will be essential. As a part of our business, you become part of something bigger - an established company with a reputation for looking after our people, offering secure and rewarding roles where safety is our number one priority.

    3.1 out of 5

  • Yeovil
    £44,195 - £50,611 a year - Permanent, We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.