Power Engineer / Project Manager

Central / Southern Scotland

This vacancy is now closed

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25612
Programme
Apprentice
Region
Central / Southern Scotland
Salary
£20,958
Closing date
19/01/2020
Description

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We now only produce 100% green electricity - our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we are investing over £7m every working day to make this happen. We’re committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills. To deliver a better future, quicker for everyone

At SP Energy Networks our focus is on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. Our team is building a dynamic network to meet the changing demands for electricity and increasingly, renewable electricity – safely, securely and sustainably in the communities we serve.

At SP Energy Networks, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.

Roles Available (please see details below for full information and requirements)

Power Engineer - Central & Southern Scotland Only

Project Manager - Central & Southern Scotland Only

Vacancy Details & Requirements

Power Engineer

Minimum entry requirements:

We need talented, ambitious, hardworking and flexible people with Craft Apprenticeship entry requirements plus:

  • Minimum two Highers at Grade A-C, one being Maths.
  • We will also consider the BTEC Electronic & Electrical Engineering at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6 in Electronic & Electrical Engineering.

AND

  • Three National 5s English, Maths & a STEM Subject (or equivilent)

How long is the programme?

  • The programme will last for a 3 year period.  Depending on where you stay in relation to one of our sites, the first 12 months of the apprenticeship could be residential. 

At the end of the programme?

  • Upon successful completion of the programme you’ll become a qualified project engineer within the power industry with an HNC in Electrical Engineering and the opportunity to develop your career within an engineering industry experiencing unprecedented levels of innovation and change.

Project Manager

Minimum entry requirements:

We need talented, ambitious, hardworking and flexible people with Craft Apprenticeship entry requirements plus:

  • Minimum two Highers at Grade A-C, one being from Maths, Science, English, Business or IT.
  • We will also consider the BTEC Electronic & Electrical Engineering at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6 in Electronic & Electrical Engineering.
  • We will also consider relevant BTEC at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6.

AND

  • Three National 5s English, Maths & a STEM Subject

How long is the programme?

  • The programme will last for a 3 year period.  Depending on where you stay in relation to one of our sites, the first 12 months of the apprenticeship could be residential. 

What kind of work would be expected from an individual during the programme scheme?

  • You will project manage a range of projects increasing in complexity and value that may include investment in our infrastructure, connections for external customers or internal pieces of work.

At the end of the programme?

  • Upon successful completion of the programme you’ll become a qualified project manager within the power industry with a diploma in project management and the opportunity to develop your career within an engineering industry experiencing unprecedented levels of innovation and change.

For both positions you will receive a starting salary of £20,958. This is reviewed in line with company agreements.

The selection process for both positions will be as follows:

  • Online Application
  • Online Ability & Situation Judgement Tests
  • Video Interview
  • Assessment Centre
  • Interviews

Depending on location, assessment Centres for these roles will take place in April 2020 with competency based interviews taking place in May 2020.