• SGN job opportunities

     

    SGN operates over 74,000km of gas mains and services in Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, we have a responsibility to deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our 5.9 million customers.

    Further job opportunities for SGN Natural Gas Limited can be located here.

     

  • First Call Operative, Dumfries
    (closing 28 Sept)

    Gas Control Support Engineer, Horley
    (closing 25 Sept)

    General Manager, Dundee
    (closing 25 Sept)

    Stores Coordinator, Edinburgh
    (closing 20 Sept)

    Team Manager, Stornoway
    (closing 3 October)

    Team Leader, Glasgow
    (closing 25 Sept)

     

     

     

     




  • Stores Coordinator

     

    Location: Newbridge, Edinburgh
    Salary: £25,893 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 20 September 2018
    Reference: 18314EXT

     

    We currently have a vacancy for the role of Store Coordinator for our Edinburgh Operations Depot, based in Newbridge, just outside of Edinburgh.

     

    What does a Stores Coordinator do?

    The overall purpose of the job is to ensure materials and equipment are available when needed, as well as maintaining an economic balance of materials.

     

    • Working as part of the Stores and Logistics Team supporting a busy operational depot
    • Stock control, including maintaining the appropriate levels and reordering as appropriate
    • Managing the supply of plant and equipment
    • Record keeping in terms of orders, current stock levels, equipment, etc. 
    • Liaison with Plant and Equipment stores - Eurocentral and Provan in Scotland
    • Management of waste streams
    • On site facilities management, including key holding and site security

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Prior knowledge and experience of managing a store is essential.
    • No academic qualifications/certifications are essential in this role.

    The technical skills and job knowledge/experience essential in this job are:

    • Highly organised
    • Accurate record keeping
    • Knowledge of operational jobs in terms of what is required
    • Full UK driving licence required’ – Preferable Class 2 & HIAB certificate holder.
    • Fork Lift Truck licence 
    • Track record of working to tight deadlines
    • Good people management skills
    • Strong influencing and persuasion skills
    • Organised with a methodical approach
    • Must be able to problem solve and demonstrate good judgement
    • Excellent communication skills
    • IT literate with experience of MS Outlook, Microsoft Word & Excel
    • Flexible and self-motivated.

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including pension scheme.
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 
     
     

     

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  • General Manager

     

    Location: Dundee
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Tuesday 25 September 2018        
    Reference: 18316EXT

     

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and talented professional to lead our operational business within our Dundee depot. As a senior leader you will adopt a key role in the strategic management of operational activities in Dundee depot. As part of our Scotland Operations Management Team you will not only play an integral role in the success of Scotland Operations but also across the wider SGN business.

    This role is pivotal to our future success and your business acumen and advanced leadership abilities will be critical in managing all operational activities driving safety, productivity, and operational efficiencies within the Dundee depot footprint which also includes Perth, Aberdeen and Inverness. As a resilient individual, you will be adaptable to change and capable of building and sustaining positive working relations across the SGN business and with external stakeholders. In addition, you will provide effective leadership and accountability for all depot activities and delivery of strategic key objectives. As this is a senior position within the organisation this will be reflected in a salary which will attract appropriate terms and conditions under a Personal Contract. Relocation and associated costs will be considered for the successful candidate.

     

    What does a General Manager do? 

    As a General Manager you will be responsible for managing the safe operation of the gas network in the North and East of Scotland. The main responsibilities will be:

    • Driving depot performance including a typical yearly workload of:
    • Managing over 11,000 gas escapes through our 24/365 emergency service.
    • Completion of 13,000 metering jobs
    • Replacement of over 30km of metallic gas mains with new PE pipes
    • The installation of over 11km of new gas mains and 4500 new service connections to our customers.
    • Around 1000 excavations and repairs on our Network.
    • Management and repair of infrequent gas supply incidents.
    • Leading a team of around 110 direct employees and 60 contractors as well as a number of senior and first line managers.
    • Driving improvements in both employee and customer safety and increasing customer satisfaction levels.
    • Promotion of new techniques and developing new innovations to improve depot performance while increases efficiencies and reducing costs.
    • Managing a total depot spend of over £18 million a year while ensuring legislative, statutory and budgetary obligations are met.
    • Monitoring the operational performance of external contractors.
    • Control of budgets, people, resources and projects, including balancing conflicting priorities and challenging timescales.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You must hold a professional engineering qualification, preferably gas related.
    • You must have extensive experience in managing people in an engineering or technical environment.
    • You will have a working knowledge of the relevant statutory regulations, a good track record of managing direct and contract employees, a good understanding of SGN’s business and key business drivers, and good operational and technical expertise.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability, sound judgment, ability to assess priorities and act decisively on complex issues and the ability to drive performance, are key qualities.
    • You will display the following qualities:  integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability and self-awareness.
    • As this is a challenging and varied role you will be required to have a flexible “can do” approach to work.
    • As the role will involve travel throughout Scotland, you must have a valid driving licence

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary with a performance related bonus.
    • A company car.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • Support will be considered for relocation and any associated expenses. 
    • This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded, award winning company which has a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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  • Team Leader (Mainlayer/Servicelayer)

     

    Location: Glasgow
    Salary: £29,514 
    Closing date: Wednesday 26 September 2018
    Reference: 18317EXT

     

    We have an opportunity within our Glasgow depot for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Gas (NC02) Team Leader, covering Glasgow and the surrounding area.

     

    What does a Team Leader do? 

    • Works in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Works predominately on gas service/mains replacement activities, excavating in public and private highways for the laying and repairing of gas pipes. 
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • We use field based systems so you must be able to use a computer.
    • You will have an NCO2 or GNO2 qualification in mains & service laying, and preferably experience in Escape, Locate and Repair 
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will have excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to deal with members of the public.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours.  The nature of the work means that you will be expected to work variable hours and participate in a 24-hour standby rota 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel.

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the Company. We value our people.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including pension scheme, sick pay scheme, retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme. 
    • The opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • You will be part of an award winning, progressive company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

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  • First Call Operative (Dumfries)

     

    Location: Dumfries
    Salary: £29,514 
    Closing date: Friday 28 September 2018
    Reference: 18187EXTR1

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) working from our Dumfries office. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore you must live within a commutable distance of Dumfries.

     

    What does a First Call Operative do? 

    • Works in a variety of outdoor and indoor environments safely, individually and as part of a team.
    • Locates and secures gas escapes, undertakes gas meter work and downstream pipework.
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible approach to work, and a willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • A friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • A willingness to work variable hours and be flexible.
    • A demonstrable ability to work in a physically demanding environment.
    • You will hold current ACS qualifications CCN1 or CESP1. Ideally you will also hold MET1 to 4.  SGN specific training will be provided.
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary and significant potential for additional earnings including standby and Work Rota payments.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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  • Gas Control Support Engineer

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: £26,000 to £32,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Thursday 25 September
    Reference: 18290EXT

     

    We are currently recruiting a Gas Control Support Engineer to join the team in Horley, reporting to the Network Control Manager. 

    Our Gas Control Support Engineers play a key role supporting our shift teams operating our Networks, developing operating strategies, forecasting demand, managing alarms from our monitoring systems and balancing supply and demand.

     

    What does a Gas Control Support Engineer do? 

    As a Gas Control Support Engineer you will be responsible for the monitoring, maintenance, tuning and reporting of Demand Forecasting models used by our shift teams responsible for the real time control and integrity of a local distribution zone within the SGN Distribution Network. These forecasting models ensure accurate forecasts of demand in order to meet both safety and commercial requirements. 

    • In addition to being Demand Forecasting lead, you will be required to support with other Gas Control activities as required. This may include;
    • Maintain appropriate operational procedures, data and records to comply with all safety and commercial contractual requirements. 
    • Maintain and develop the new SCADA system and associated systems and processed used within the department.
    • Provide support for procedures, processes and frameworks to ensure that contractual obligations are met, e.g. GSM (R) and LOPs. 
    • Support the scheduling if daily network maintenance activities in order to maximise system capacity
    • Provide support for the monitoring and reporting of the performance of operational processes. 
    • Implement operational systems to support the physical and commercial operations of SGN’s networks.
    • Provide support for Gas Operations telemetry assets to ensure efficient operation.
    • Implement operating agreements with customers and suppliers.
    • Provide support for training, monitoring and development of operational team members to enable them to meet their objective. 
    • Analyse potential changes raised by external parties to optimise outcome for SGN.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Knowledge of the gas industry
    • The initiative to work within tight timescales and to confidently decisions whilst maintaining high performance, all without direct referral to your Manager.
    • You will have good organisational, diagnostic and problem solving skills. 
    • You will be a good team worker and able to communicate effectively with employees and customers at all levels, both within and outside of the Gas Control team
    • With a positive and flexible approach to work you will be highly motivated and committed to delivering excellent performance in the Gas Control Centre
    • It is essential that you are committed to the SGN values and will deliver targets while operating within our safety golden rules.
    • A full valid driving licence is essential as you may be required to travel to our BCM site under your own means at short notice and in accordance with the BCM plan.

     

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

     

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  • Team Manager (SIU)

     

    Location: Stornoway, Scotland
    Salary: £32,426 – £44,650 per annum (dependent on skills and experience, plus significant standby payments and company car)   
    Closing date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
    Reference: 18323EXT

     

    We are looking for a Team Manager to join our Scottish Independent Undertakings team based in Stornoway, reporting to the District Manager.

     

    What does an SIU Team Manager do? 

    • Participate in the management of all SGN activities and resources including the LPG storage facility, mains network and provision of emergency service.  Thus ensuring the provision of safe, cost effective and customer focused operations.
    • Ensure that HSE. legislation and SGN Standards of Service, policies and procedures are complied with.
    • Participate in a high frequency emergency standby rota; you will receive appropriate additional payments for this.
    • Monitor and improve productivity to drive performance.  Promote best practice, identify and introduce business improvements to achieve business targets.
    • Manage projects associated with modifications to the SIU plant and gas distribution network including the preparation of capital applications.
    • Manage the construction process associated with the new Pipelines and Plant: upgrading or replacing plant and equipment, or diverting pipelines.  
    • Liaise with local authorities, contractors, customers and the general public to promote good customer relations.
    • Maintain appropriate records to satisfy legal and operational requirements.
    • Ensure that the annual maintenance programmes are completed in accordance with legislative requirements and SGN company policy.
    • Prepare, plan and authorise operations in accordance with the Safe Control of Operations procedures.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Ideally you will have a working knowledge of the gas industry, legislation and related health and safety polices together with a recognised formal qualification to at least HND Level.
    • Applications from recent engineering graduates with minimum BEng level qualification may also be considered.
    • Motivation and a flexible, positive approach to work.
    • Good leadership, organisational, diagnostic, problem solving and man management skills and the ability to act on your own initiative.
    • Effective communication skills at all levels, within and beyond your own team.  
    • A commitment to safety and to providing coaching and leadership.
    • A full valid driving licence is essential. 

     

    What will I get in return?

    • A competitive starting salary, placement is dependent upon existing specialist skills. Progression will be dependent upon performance and skills gained.
    • Use of a company vehicle.
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the company. 
    • This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded, award winning company which has a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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