Field Asset Officer

Reading, UK
02 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: South England (Flexible)

Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

You will be responsible for undertaking Audit and Inspection duties on a day to day basis to ensure satisfactory technical compliance with current industry standards of newly constructed gas networks to be adopted by the IGT owner Indigo Pipelines. (SSE Utility Solutions are the contracted UIP Partner and Asset Operator for Indigo Pipelines Ltd). You will also be required to carry out Annual Periodic Inspections of existing Gas Networks supplying Multi-Occupancy Developments therefore a sound Knowledge of IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats) will be essential.

You may also be required to manage major Mains Diversion projects from time to time therefore previous supervisory experience will also be essential.

Your Skills and Experience

To be considered for the role, you will require a strong knowledge of the following:

* Relevant Gas Industry Legislation and Regulations

* Relevant Institute of Gas Engineers Main Laying and Service Laying Standards (TD/3 and TD/4)#

* IGEM/G/5 (Gas in Flats)


* Recognised HS& E qualification

* SCO trained

* NRSWA accreditation

You will have the ability to display an understanding of current Gas industry connection activities and will preferably be a member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers as an Engineering Technician.

The ideal candidate will have communication skills and will be good working knowledge of Microsoft office and will require a full current UK driving license as this position is Field based.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Utilities deliver multi-utility infrastructure and distributed energy networks for large scale developments across the UK, offering market leading solutions for our customers' electricity, gas, water and heat needs. We can bring significant investment, providing a range of funding and asset management options for utility infrastructure projects.

Our Benefits

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

Next Steps

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For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

Closing date for applications is: 17th June 2019

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

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