Contract Engineer Job at SSE Contracting – in Essex
Work type: Permanent – Full Time, Permanent – Working Differently Available
Categories: Construction, Engineering, Trades and Services, Electrical, Mechanical, Project Management
Base Location: Tiptree, Colchester
Salary: Competitive salary + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available
About the Department
SSE Contracting is one of the UK’s largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors. Our portfolio of services ranges from M&E building services, Instrumentation, Rail, Street Lighting, Facilities management to HV & LV & Combined Heat and Power solutions.
This is an exciting time to be considering a career with us.
We have recently entered into an acquisition agreement with Aurelius Group. As of 1st July 2021, we will step away from SSE Group.
This partnership heralds an exciting opportunity for further growth for our business. With a strong pipeline of infrastructure projects across the UK, our people are key to our continued success.
What is the Role?
As a Contract engineer, you will Identify and develop sustainable business opportunities. You’ll estimate, plan and manage the delivery of associated work projects, to provide a consistent workflow and optimise profit contribution to the business. You’ll also ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met.
Duties will include:
Actively promoting a positive safety culture
Managing all types of projects works within area of activity, ensuring work is completed on schedule and to budget
Leading and directing staff, promoting a high level of motivation and co-operation to ensure delivery of projects to budget, programme and safety and quality standards.
Representing SSE Contracting at local level, ensuring all enquires are handled in the appropriate manner and a positive image of the Company is maintained at all times
Taking a lead in promoting business development within the team
What do I need?
Astute project administration skills and proven history of financial management of projects
Breadth of experience across a range of contracting activities and proven commercial acumen
Outstanding self-reliance, resourcefulness and initiative, flexible approach and excellent time management
Experienced user of general office applications, MS Project and appropriate Company systems
Developed competence at least to the level of BTEC or relevant equivalent technical training and experience
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, we’re proud of our employees wide range of benefits.
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’.
We are 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 us.
All applications should be submitted online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] / 01738 341995.
EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.
INTERNAL: As a courtesy, please let your current line manager know you are applying.
Advertised: 21 Jul 2021 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Aug 2021 GMT Daylight Time
Company: SSE Contracting –
Company Location: Essex