Our Trainee Engineer programme lasts for three years and combines academic study with work based experience.
To be considered for this role, we would love you to be:
For entrance onto the educational aspect of our programme it's important that you have, or expect to achieve the below qualifications prior to starting the programme in September 2021.
We are happy to accept applications from candidates with equivalent level engineering / technical qualifications such a HNC in an engineering related discipline. We will not be able to accept a HNC in electrical engineering for our Networks (Distribution or Transmission) business areas as this will be the qualification that you will be studying on the programme.
We have roles within the below areas;
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution is responsible for ensuring a safe and reliable supply of electricity to 3.8 million customers in communities across its network. SSEN Distribution employs more than 3,500 people, including skilled engineers, customer service teams and future energy experts many of whom live as well as work in the communities they serve. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network they're ensuring local communities from the Shetland Islands to the Isle of Wight, and Portsmouth to Aberdeen continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmissions first priority is to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities it serves. It does this by making sure its employees and contractors work safely while ensuring the network is able to function properly and meet electricity demand now and in the future. SSEN Transmission also plays a critical role in the transition to a low carbon future, developing, building, maintaining and operating a network for net zero.
If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, were proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days' holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted health-care and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.
At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We 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. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.
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