• 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.

     




  • Meterworker (Gas Mains Replacement)

     

    Location: Bexhill and Hastings are
    Salary: £29,500 to £30,000  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: REQ308 

     

    There is an opportunity within our Kent Replacement Depot for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Meter Worker to work on our Mains Replacement programme.

     

    What does a Meter Worker do? 

    • Works in a variety of outdoor and indoor environments safely, individually and as part of a team
    • 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 ideally live in the Hastings/Bexhill area
    • You will hold current ACS qualifications CMA1 or CCN1, MET4 and REGT1. TPCP1A would also be beneficial but not essential
    • 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.
    • Other benefits, including a 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.

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • NCO2 Team Leader

     

    Location: Bexhill and Hastings area  
    Salary: £26,500 to £31,900 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: REQ305 

     

    There is an opportunity within our Kent Replacement Depot for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Gas Team Leader (NC02) to work on our Mains Replacement programme.

     

    What does an NCO2 Team Leader/Mainlayer do? 

    • Leads a team working predominately on gas service/mains replacement activities, excavating and digging in public and private highways, renewing gas pipes. 
    • Works safely as part of a team in a variety of outdoor environments, ensuring all work complies with current legislation, health and safety requirements and company policies 
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You will be an existing Team Leader with gas experience to NCO2 level or equivalent and experience in gas mains replacement would be an advantage.
    • You will live in the Hastings area of East Sussex.
    • We use field based systems so you will be able to use a computer.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    • You will display a friendly and approachable attitude with excellent interpersonal skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, and possibly on a weekend if required.  
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    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.

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Network Support Assistant (Gas Quality)

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: £26,000 to £32,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: REQ271

     

    An exciting opportunity has risen within the Gas Control Centre for a Network Support Assistant, based in our Horley office.

    The successful candidate will report directly to a Gas Control Team Manager. This role is pivotal in monitoring the gas quality of the gas passing through the SGN Network. 

     

    What does a Network Support Assistant do? 

     

    • Checking of gas composition figures / graphs and Calorific Value and Data Flow volumes (Section 12 data)
    • Checking / querying Gas Cylinder details and configurations
    • Management of user accounts and permissions within HPMIS and management of site details within HPMIS
    • Management of equipment details within HPMIS
    • Liaison with engineers to identify / clarify faults identified on HPMIS reports and Ofgem regarding 35 day tests, general queries and site inspections
    • Ensuring pack(s) / test(s) submissions to Ofgem are correct
    • Handling general ad-hoc queries on sites from regulators / other business units
    • Analysis and exporting of Condition Monitoring data

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    An understanding of the below Gas Quality areas would be beneficial:

     

    • Local Gas Treatment Flow and Alarms, HPMIS (High Pressure Management Information System), Gas Chromatographs
    • Fast Acting gas measurement equipment, Gas Safety Management Regulations and Gas Laws, Letter of Direction, Gas fiscal meeting
    • An accurate and conscientious worker with an eye for detail with ability to prioritise workloads and work to tight deadlines
    • Self-motivated and able to work as a team and/or alone.
    • Computer literate, experienced in the use of Microsoft software such as Word, Excel and Access would be an advantage.
    • Able to communicate effectively and politely both verbally and in writing with colleagues, managers and customers both within SGN and third party.
    • Patience and ability to gather information from several systems to investigate difficult tasks.

     

     

    What can we offer you?

     

    • A full training programme will be provided which may include an element of travel
    • You will be required to have a full valid driving licence as you may be required to travel to meetings and for training purposes.
    • 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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • First Call Operative (Poole)

     

    Location: Poole 
    Salary: £25,000 to £29,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req257

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Poole depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24 hour standby rota and therefore you must live within the areas of Poole.

     

    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 a 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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • First Call Operative (East Kent)

     

    Location: East Kent      
    Salary: £28,200 to £31,800 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req231

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our East Kent depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24 hour standby rota and therefore you must live within the areas of East Kent.  

     

    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 a 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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Brighton)

     

    Location: Brighton
    Salary: £22,800 to £25,900 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req143

     

    We currently have opportunities for the role of Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in our Brighton depot. Suitable applicant must live in or close to the Brighton area. 

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating/digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and Inter-personal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Admin Assistant

     

    Location: St Mary Cray
    Salary: £20,100 to £23,600 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req188

     

    There is an opportunity for the position of an Administration Assistant supporting Major Works South East based at the St Mary Cray Depot. 

    What does an Admin Assistant do?

    • The administration team plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the depots activities, providing support in a professional manner and taking responsibility for effectively completing tasks in accordance with set timescales.
    • As an Admin Assistant you will be a good team worker, capable of working to tight deadlines and responding to changing priorities at short notice.
    • You will be prepared to take the initiative to minimise or prevent anticipated problems, and must be committed to providing excellent levels of customer service at all times.

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • An ability to communicate effectively and politely, both verbally and in writing with employees, managers and customers within and outside the Company.
    • A neat and accurate worker, you will be computer literate, ideally being competent in Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel.
    • You will also be a competent operator of other key office equipment.
    • Knowledge and experience of general administration processes within a depot environment would be an advantage.
    • Ideally you will have experience of current systems and work processes within a Gas Operations environment.

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Mobile Plant Fitter

     

    Location: Provan, Glasgow/Scotland wide
    Salary: £22,800 to £28,500 - 10% in first 6 month probation (dependant on skills and qualifications)
    Reference: REQ285

     

    We are currently recruiting for a Plant Fitter to join the team in Scotland, the role will report to Plant Maintenance Team Manager.

    As a Mobile Plant Fitter in SGN you will operate in the short term from the Plant & Equipment stores at Provan and thereafter from a mobile unit operating across Scotland.

     

    What does a Plant Fitter do?

    • Carry out Portable Appliance Testing of electrical items used by engineering teams and FCOs throughout Scotland.
    • Receive instructions and requests, plan and organise resources and make appropriate arrangements to ensure that work is carried out efficiently.
    • Work within a team of Plant Fitters with regards to organising workloads, maintenance schedules, repair and maintenance of equipment used within SGN.  This may involve non-routine work and/or appropriate specialist knowledge.
    • Undertake routine and non-routine maintenance work utilising workshop machinery, associated equipment; this may involve appropriate specialist knowledge and may be undertaken on other SGN operational sites as required. 
    • Provide appropriate advice, guidance and support to teams/individuals engaged in the operation and maintenance of the gas transportation system.
    • Progress ordering, purchase, receipt, inspection, storage, stock control, handling and issue of equipment, goods and materials in accordance with SGN standards and procedures.
    • You will use computerised systems for the updating and accessing of information, therefore you will be familiar with computers and field systems.
    • When not working in the Workshop, the work may be physically demanding, and you will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work in all environments.
    • Where appropriate, you will participate in Training Courses as when required

     

     

    Do you have what we’re looking for?

    • Ideally, although not essential you will have experience of Mechanical maintenance and will be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.  
    • NVQ in Portable Appliance Testing.
    • Possession of a suitable driving licence is essential, as is the need to demonstrate good inter-personal and leadership skills. 
    • You will be able to demonstrate competence in the use of workshop equipment; ability to work within SGN safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HS&E and Company legislation.
    • You will also have a working knowledge of regulations associated with the disposal of waste.

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Kennington)

     

    Location: Kennington (with relocation to St Mary Cray)
    Salary: £23,100 to £25,700 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req156

     

    We currently have opportunities for the role of Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in our Kennington depot. Suitable applicant must live in or close to the surrounding areas of the depot.

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating/digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24-hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    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. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • OCC Administration Controller

     

    Location: Portsmouth (Drayton & Farlington)
    Salary: £18,100 to £21,600 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req282

     

    We are currently recruiting an Operations Controller, based in our Walton Park office, reporting to the Support Manager. 

     

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Manage the diaries of all engineers allotted to your schedule to ensure they are utilised and allocated to the most appropriate jobs
    • You will be responsible for producing the KPI’s for commercial SLA’s reporting 
    • Ensure you are collating information regarding GOSP liabilities 
    • You will recoup monies otherwise lost from IGT’s 
    • Responsible for the planning and forecasting of Metering workloads


    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A strong ability to multitask
    • Good attention to detail
    • Ability to think outside the box and use own initiative
    • Be a good problem solver
    • Have excellent communication skills
    • A full valid driving licence is not essential

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Business Architect

     

    Location: Portsmouth (Drayton & Farlington)
    Salary: Personal contract (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: Req286

     

    What does a Business Architect do? 

    The Business Architect is accountable for shaping, planning and gaining budgetary approval for strategic and tactical digital business roadmaps in line with SGN’s strategic and business objectives. You will also manage senior relationships with the business, (and conversely back into IT) to ensure demand into IT workstreams is shaped appropriately, enabling change to be solutioned and implemented in line with SGN procedures, Enterprise Architecture expectations and industry best practice.

    You will be responsible for: 

    • Managing digital business roadmaps and facilitate investment in people, process and technology change as required
    • Leverage previous investment in people, process and technology when planning for the future
    • Ensuring investment is aligned with business strategy, meets the needs of our business customers, enables efficient and effective working practice and delivers value for money
    • Facilitate experimentation and innovation activity where relevant

     

    The Business Architect will be aligned to a specific workstream or strategic area and will manage a team of Business Analysts who will be responsible for the day to day delivery of Business Analysis within the Workstream.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Degree in business, information systems or related discipline or equivalent and extensive work experience (M.B.A would be an advantage)
    • PRINCE 2 an advantage
    • ITIL an advantage
    • BA Diploma an advantage
    • Extensive experience working either within IT or in a business system related role

     

    Relevant knowledge in the following: 

    • Budgetary, procurement and legal procedures
    • Business Architecture/ Analysis methods procedures, standards and tools
    • Portfolio and Project Management methods, procedures, standards and tools
    • Detailed knowledge of the software development and project lifecycle
    • Experience of managing stakeholders at all levels both within a day to day and project environment
    • Line management experience
    • Coaching and mentoring experience
    • Account Management / Relationship Management experience
    • Business consultancy experience (internal or external)

     

    A full UK driving licence is essential and you will be required to spend time away from your primary location. 

     

    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. 
    • A designated mentoring and training programme will form part of this appointment

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Oxford)

     

    Location: Oxford 
    Salary: £20,500 to £22,800 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: Req292

     

    We currently have opportunities for the role of Gas Operatives (NCO1s) in our Oxford depot. Suitable applicant must live in or close to the Oxford area. 

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating/digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    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. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Ethics and Compliance Officer (Maternity cover)

     

    Location: Horley, Ashford or Glasgow
    Salary: £26,000 to £32,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: REQ281

     

    We are currently recruiting an Ethics and Compliance Officer to join the Compliance Team, reporting directly to the Head of Compliance.

     

    What does an Ethics and Compliance Officer do? 

    • As a Compliance Officer you will support the Compliance Team with the 2019/20 annual Ethics and Compliance Plans, particularly (but not limited to) Business Separation, Modern Slavery and Competition compliance. The successful candidate will be required to conduct activities such as:
    • Accurate and relevant legal research, applied to SGN business scenarios.
    • Research the market to enable SGN to learn from ‘best practice’ within other organisations. 
    • Liaise with the business to collate information and help identify risk.
    • Draft relevant procedures and work instructions (or review and recommend updates to existing ones). 
    • Draft training materials and deliver training, where appropriate. 
    • Administrate and progress compliance projects.  
    • Help to investigate and identify innovative technologies for improving SGN’s compliance management.
    • Conduct assurance activities.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • An ability to interpret legislative requirements at a practical level.
    • Work proactively and independently against a set of outline instructions.
    • Organised, with excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Law degree or similar qualifications / experience.
    • Proven research skills.
    • Ideally, experience working in a commercial setting.

     

    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. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Team Manager (Operations)

     

    Location:  Poole 
    Salary: £29,000 to £40,000(dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req233

     

    An opportunity has arisen for the post of Team Manager based in Poole Depot, reporting to the General Manager.

     

    What does a Team Manager do?

     

    • Managing operational activities within budget allocations.
    • Managing both SGN employees and contractors across all the range of operational activities, including the Emergency, Repair, Connections, Replacement and Reinstatement processes.
    • Providing a safe, efficient and effective service to all of our customers.
    • Performance Management, delivering improvements in performance by embracing innovation and challenging the norm.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

     

    • An extensive knowledge of the gas industry, legislation, and related health and safety policies and procedures is essential.
    • Highly motivated with a flexible and positive approach to work.
    • Good leadership, organisational, diagnostic and problem solving skills and be able to act on your own initiative.
    • Effective communication skills at all levels, within and beyond your own team. 
    • Committed to safety and to providing coaching & leadership.
    • Be prepared to do extra to  support colleagues during high workloads and incidents
    • A full valid driving licence is essential and there is a requirement to participate in a 24-hour standby rota.

     

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Streetworks Administration Assistant

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £18,100 to £21,600 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req243

     

    We are looking for an Administration Assistant based in Horley, reporting to the Streetworks Team Leader.

    The Streetworks Team provides a vital “Front Office” facility between the Highway Authorities and Southern Networks Depots, ensuring work is carried out in line with NRSWA legislation and Traffic Management Act Requirements.

     

    What does an Administration Assistant do?

    • Front Office coordination between all Highway Authorities and Southern Depots.
    • Administration of all NRSWA/TMA liabilities for SGN Operational Business Units.
    • Provide Invoicing, billing and Recharge support to all depots relating to NRSWA liabilities.
    • Provide Liability Management Information to the business and external organisations.
    • Dealing with external and internal customers.
    • Making sure at all times work is carried out by the Traffic Management Act Requirements following NRSWA Legislation.

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Excellent levels of customer service skills.
    • Effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
    • Good team player
    • Capable of working to defined deadlines.
    • Ability to respond to changing priorities at short notice.
    • Computer literate.
    • Competent in Microsoft software packages such as World and Excel
    • Have an understanding of Current NRSWA and TMA legislation

     

    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.
     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Depot and Maintenance Trainee Team Managers

     

    Location: Opportunities across Scotland
    Salary: circa £27,000 rising to circa £32,426 following successful completion of the training with the potential to progress to circa £40,585. In addition, standby and overtime payments will be available. (please note that there is a pay award pending which will be based on the average CPI inflation over the last calendar year)
    Reference: Req293

     

    The gas network industry is preparing for its next exciting new chapter, which will see a further significant focus on customer satisfaction and support for those vulnerable within our communities. Our people are at the heart of SGN and our Team Managers are therefore critical to success.   

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join SGN’s two-year dedicated training programme, which will fully equip you to be a very successful Engineer and also provide you with significant opportunity to subsequently develop your career further. 

     

    We are looking for:

    • Some experience of managing people; this could come from a wide range of industries such as retail and other customer-focused areas
    • Educated to HND/C level in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control, or a similar discipline, ideally with experience in an Electrical and Instrumentation role.
    • Someone who can get on well with all types of people e.g. members of the public, managers, customers and suppliers
    • The ability to inspire and get the best out of their team
    • Cost-conscious, able to work within a budget
    • Able to think on your feet whilst always being safety aware.

     

     Whilst some technical understanding would be an advantage, full training will be given, supported by line manager and mentors. After the training programme, you will be responsible for a number of field-based, two-person teams and contractors, carrying out safety-critical repairs and maintenance on SGN’s gas network, which delivers gas to 5.9 million UK customers.

    Flexibility is essential in this role both in terms of hours of work and on call /stand by responsibilities. You may also be required to visit locations around the UK for training or to support team activities.

    We very much welcome applications from a broad range of backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity or belief. Selection for this role will be made at an assessment centre. Please state on your application if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for you. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Trainee Engineer

     

    Location: Edinburgh and Castle Malwood (near Southampton) or Ashford
    Salary: circa £27,000 rising to circa £32,426 following successful completion of the training with the potential to progress to circa £40,585. In addition, standby and overtime payments will be available. (please note that there is a pay award pending which will be based on the average CPI inflation over the last calendar year)
    Reference: Req294

     

    The gas network industry is preparing for its next exciting new chapter, which will see a further significant focus on customer satisfaction and support for those vulnerable within our communities. Our people are at the heart of SGN and our Team Managers are therefore critical to success.   

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join SGN’s two-year dedicated training programme, which will fully equip you to be a very successful Engineer and also provide you with significant opportunity to subsequently develop your career further. 

    We are looking for:

    • Some experience of managing people; this could come from a wide range of industries such as retail and other customer-focused areas
    • Educated to HND/C level in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control, or a similar discipline, ideally with experience in an Electrical and Instrumentation role.
    • Someone who can get on well with all types of people e.g. members of the public, managers, customers and suppliers
    • The ability to inspire and get the best out of their team
    • Cost-conscious, able to work within a budget
    • Able to think on your feet whilst always being safety aware.

    Although full training will be given, supported by line managers and mentors, we are looking for you to already have an recognised E&I qualification and ideally you will have some experience working in an E&I environment. After the training programme, you will be involved in the management of project design, construction, repair, modification and maintenance of SGN’s gas network, which delivers gas to 5.9 million UK customers. This will involve significant liaison with operational colleagues and on occasions with our external contractors.  

    Flexibility is essential in this role both in terms of hours of work and on call /stand by responsibilities. You may also be required to visit locations around the UK for training or to support team activities.

    We very much welcome applications from a broad range of backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity or belief. Selection for this role will be made at an assessment centre. Please state on your application if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for you. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Trainee Team Manager

     

    Location: Wick or Thurso
    Salary: circa £27,000 rising to circa £32,426 following successful completion of the training with the potential to progress to circa £40,585. In addition, standby and overtime payments will be available. (please note that there is a pay award pending which will be based on the average CPI inflation over the last calendar year)
    Reference: REQ295

     

    The gas network industry is preparing for its next exciting new chapter, which will see a further significant focus on customer satisfaction and support for those vulnerable within our communities. Our people are at the heart of SGN and our Team Managers are therefore critical to success.   

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join SGN’s two-year dedicated training programme, which will fully equip you to be a very successful Engineer and also provide you with significant opportunity to subsequently develop your career further. 

     

    We are looking for:

     

    • Some experience of managing people; this could come from a wide range of industries such as retail and other customer-focused areas
    • Educated to HND/C level in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control, or a similar discipline, ideally with experience in an Electrical and Instrumentation role.
    • Someone who can get on well with all types of people e.g. members of the public, managers, customers and suppliers
    • The ability to inspire and get the best out of their team
    • Cost-conscious, able to work within a budget
    • Able to think on your feet whilst always being safety aware.

     

     

    Although full training will be given, supported by line managers and mentors, we are looking for you to already have a recognised E&I qualification together with some experience working in an E&I environment. After the training programme, you will be responsible for assisting in managing all aspects of SGN Operations in Caithness, with particular emphasis on E&I aspects.  This will involve significant liaison with operational colleagues and on occasions with our external contractors.  

    Flexibility is essential in this role both in terms of hours of work and on call /stand by responsibilities. You may also be required to visit locations around the UK for training or to support team activities.

    We very much welcome applications from a broad range of backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity or belief. Selection for this role will be made at an assessment centre. Please state on your application if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for you. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • First Call Operative (Oxford)

     

    Location: Oxford
    Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req186

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Oxford depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24 standby rota and therefore you must live within the areas of Oxford.

     

    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 a 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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • E&I Support Engineer

     

    Location: Southern England (ideally based in Castle Malwood) 
    Salary: £32,000 to £40,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req247

     

     

    We have a new opportunity for an Electrical & Instrumentation Support Engineer (instrument biased) to join the team based in our office just outside of Southampton, reporting to the Network E&I Engineer for the South of England.  Other locations would be considered within the SGN southern England patch.

     

    What does an E&I Support Engineer do?

    As an E&I Support Engineer you will be responsible for assisting in designing, developing and ensuring compliance with installed E&I equipment which is used in the gas transportation and delivery parts of the business.  The job holder will be expected to cover the south and south-east areas but will take more of a lead within the south.

     The job holder will support the E&I Managers within network integrity, in ensuring that key systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely. Working closely with colleagues across several functions and departments within the business and external organizations.

     

     

    Duties include:

    • Scoping of E&I projects across the Network, taking into account the E&I asset lifecycle
    • Ensure suitable compliance levels are applied for new and existing E&I equipment
    • Ensuring projects are carried out safely and in accordance with SGN policy and procedures
    • Ensuring projects associated with RIIO Integrity upgrades are produced in a timely manner to enable delivery of key Outputs
    • Ensuring SGN communications systems are maintained and are fully supported.
    • Working closely with new/existing bio-methane entry facilities.
    • Supporting other areas of the business to ensure the integrity of our E&I assets

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    Experience

    • Knowledge and experience of electrical, instrumentation, control, metering, radio & satellite telemetry systems in the gas industry is essential. 
    • A knowledge of ATEX, functional safety, DSEAR and Hazardous areas is also preferred.

     

    Qualities

    Candidates must be performance oriented and self-motivated individuals, able to control budgets, people, resources and tasks. They must be able to balance conflicting priorities and challenging timescales and able to work with people at all levels. Knowledge and experience of electrical systems in the gas industry is essential and a detailed knowledge of ATEX, DSEAR and hazardous areas is also required. A basic understanding of the principles of asset management applying to ISO 55001 and experience with back office such as MAXIMO would be beneficial.   

    This role would ideally suit someone from a technical hands-on background looking for career progression or someone with the relevant academic technical qualification and experience.

     

    Qualification

    • You will ideally have a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or HNC/HND in Process Instrumentation and Control. Being electrically authorised in some form would be an advantage.
    • You must be able to drive and be willing to travel within the UK on a regular basis working in both office and field environments.

     

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Technical Network Assistant

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey
    Salary: £26,200 to £32,400 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req196

     

    We are currently recruiting for two Technical Network Assistants to join the Third-Party Connections team in Horley, reporting directly to the Network Support Manager. 

     

    What does a Third-Party Connections Network Assistant do? 

    Third Party Connections are a dedicated team within SGN, responsible for ensuring that all connections onto SGN's Network from Utility Infrastructure Providers and Independent Gas Transporters are carried out in the safest way possible, by qualified, competent personnel and comply with relevant Legislation and industry-standard Policy and Procedure.

    The successful candidate will be involved in a range of activities in support of Third Party Connections processes whilst also liaising with a range of internal departments and external companies involved in this process.

    Duties will involve a range of the following activities, including, but not limited to;

    • Effectively managing high and multi-stream workloads
    • Analysing requests for new gas demand on digital simulation modelling software and producing Network Reinforcement projects to ensure security of the gas supply system is maintained
    • Production of quotations for new gas demand requests that trigger Network Reinforcement, including associated costs
    • Identification of ‘Sufficiently Complex’ reinforcement projects
    • Appraisal and approval of third party design submissions
    • Evaluation and adoption of third-party commissioned infrastructure upon completion of works

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • With a positive and flexible approach to work, you will be highly motivated with good organisational, diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
    • In addition, you need to be an effective communicator at all levels, within and beyond your own team and be able to act on your own initiative while providing leadership and coaching.
    • The successful candidate would also be expected to demonstrate high levels of computer literacy and associated skills. 
    • While any successful candidate would normally be expected to hold a high standard of relevant qualifications, this requirement may be relaxed where candidate demonstrates exceptional abilities in terms of criteria specified above.

     

     

    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. 

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • First Call Operative (St Mary Cray)

     

    Location: St Mary Cray (Orpington)
    Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: REQ262

     

    We're recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our St Mary Cray depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24-hour standby rota and therefore you must live within commutable distance of St Mary Cray.

     

    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 a 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.

     

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • First Call Operative (Solent)

     

    Location: Portsmouth (Drayton & Farlington)
    Salary: £26,500 to £29,500 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req177

     

    We are recruiting for a Domestic Gas Engineer to work as a First Call Operative (FCO) in our Solent depot. As the successful applicant, you will participate in a 24 standby rota and therefore you must live within a commutable distance of Southampton, Winchester, Chichester & Salisbury area.

    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 a 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. 

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Asset Engineer

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £32,000 to £40,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req159

     

    We have an opportunity for an Asset Engineer to join the team in Horley, reporting to the Asset Engineering Manager.

     

    What does an Asset Engineer do? 

    • Managing the Pressure System Inspection, review results with competent authority and recommend remedial works
    • Manage the SGN conditioning monitoring programme, prioritising the inspection and repairsManaging the maintenance schedule to ensure it is coordinated and efficient
    • Identifying key projects for Network, scoping works, reviewing costed options, obtaining funds. Ensuring safe delivery of scooped works
    • Complete site reviews, ensuring both drawing and the written scheme of Examination are correct
    • Write, commission, review and implement, where appropriate, technical reports
    • Identify programs of work and site specific projects that require completing in both price control reviews
    • Technical support to both operational and network staff as required

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Must be flexible, keen to learn and adaptable
    • The applicant must have a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and aiming to become a chartered engineer
    • Be willing to travel to attend training courses and prepared to stay away from home
    • A full valid driving licence is essential as you will need to travel between locations
     

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Gas Distribution Assistant (Kennington)

     

    Location: Kennington, with relocation to St Mary Cray
    Salary: £22,000  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req74

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating/digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24-hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential as you will need to travel between locations. 

     

    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 as well as appropriate training for the role.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

       

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Finance Systems Assistant

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £26,200 to £32,400 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: req229

     

    We have an opportunity for a Finance Systems Assistant, based in our Horley head office.

     

    What does a Finance Systems Assistant do?

    • Develop and update features in the reporting systems as per change requests
    • Responsible for monitoring the Finance Systems email account and responding to any queries
    • Identify the cause of system errors and implement solutions
    • Assist with month-end close activities• Provide training and produce documentation for end users
    • Identify opportunities for efficiency and automation.

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    The successful candidate will have strong Excel skills and an interest in programming. Ideally come from a financial background, showing a desire to study towards an accounting qualification. Having an understanding of SGN’s operations will be an advantage. 

    • Good organisational skills
    • Financial integrity with a challenging attitude.
    • Able to work independently 
    • Experience working with and manipulating large datasets
    • A problem solver with a good analytical mind to think through problems and arrive at the most appropriate solution

     

    Any experience in the following would be highly beneficial:

    • Python / VBA / SQL
    • TM1 / Hyperion / Any other OLAP Tool
    • Business Intelligence software (Tableau / MS BI / etc)

    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.

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Commercial Solicitor

     

    Location: Horley, Surrey (other locations within SGN’s footprint may also be considered)
    Salary: Competitive (dependent on skills and qualifications)
    Reference: req212

     

    An excellent opportunity has become available to join Scotia Gas Networks Limited’s (SGN) well established and highly regarded Legal and Compliance team.

    You will provide key legal support to SGN’s expanding group of companies by the delivery of high quality commercial legal advice. The role will offer a varied mix of work supporting directorates across the business with both a regulated and unregulated commercial focus. You will have opportunities for interaction with individuals at all levels of the business including the Executive.

    SGN’s commercial legal team are based at SGN’s head office in Horley, Surrey. Horley is based five minutes from Gatwick Airport and just over 30 minutes by train from central London. The wider Legal team are spread across locations in Horley, Reading and Glasgow and we will consider locations other than Horley for the role although travel to Head Office will be required. 

     

    What does a Commercial Solicitor do? 

     

    • Responsible for providing effective and efficient legal advice on all aspects of commercial contracts and projects to support both SGN’s regulated and rapidly expanding unregulated businesses.
    • Establishing relations with key business partners including Procurement, Commercial, Operations, IT and Innovation teams by maintaining and enhancing current relationships and ways of working including a move towards greater self-service.
    • To lead, review, draft and influence the negotiation of a wide variety commercial contracts and legal documentation, including (i) SGN’s regulated supply chain frameworks; (ii) innovation/IP contracts; (iii) unregulated commercial project/construction work including opportunities for M&A and other investment exposure; (iv) corporate back office support, including IT and outsourcing; and (v) support of the contract management of the above.
    • To liaise with and influence senior managers and Directors in the negotiation and award of contracts.
    • Ensuring that all business is conducted in accordance within its statutory powers and licence, internal governance and other applicable laws and regulations.
    • Making legal recommendations to assist with business decisions and assisting the business assess and manage the risk.
    • Educating the business in relevant legal issues and raising awareness levels across the group, including attending and chairmanship of internal and external meetings.
    • To assist in the mentoring and development of more junior team members.
    • Instruct, assist and manage external sources of legal advice via panel firms as required.
    • Support the Legal and Compliance’s team Roadmap by developing processes and documentation that ensure SGN’s legal provision is more efficient.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    The ideal candidate will:

     

    • be a UK qualified lawyer or equivalent with at least 6 years PQE* with in-depth knowledge of one or more of commercial, supply chain, procurement law (ideally Utilities Contract Regulations), intellectual property and projects gained in either in-house or private practice (although some exposure to an in-house environment would be preferable it is not essential).
    • have good commercial sense;
    • have strong communication skills being skilled and credible in presenting to internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in writing;
    • have strong negotiation skills;
    • have strong interpersonal, organisational and project management skills,
    • able to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organisation; 
    • a thoughtful and practical approach to problem solving with the ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis;
    • possess the ability to deliver pragmatic solutions to the wider business on complex commercial issues; and
    • highly motivated and efficient with a preparedness to learn new areas of law.
    • This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career in an innovative, business focused and vibrant legal team at one of the UK’s leading utilities providers.

     

    *The PQE is a guideline only and anyone with the necessary skills to succeed may apply. 

     

     

    What will I get in return? 

     

    • Market rate depending on experience.
    • 25 days holiday (with opportunities to extend) plus public holidays and bank holidays
    • Private pension scheme  
    • Annual performance award

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     

  • Gas Servicelayer/Mainlayer (Glasgow)

     

    Location: Glasgow        
    Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: ongoing recruitment
    Reference: req249

     

    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.

     

     

     A link button which says 'Click here to apply'

     







  • Type in your postcode to check we operate in your area:


    Yes, this postcode is within our operating regions.


    The property is outside of SGN's operating regions but energynetworks.org may help you identify the right contact.

    Please note that this check only informs you if SGN covers your postcode area, it does not inform you if there are gas assets at your location, in particular if you are on or near the boundary. Before starting any work please contact the SGN plant protection team on 0800 912 1722 or email plantlocation@sgn.co.uk.


    Sorry, something has gone wrong. Please email web@sgn.co.uk.
  •  An image displaying the text 'Smell Gas'. If you smell gas in your home you should call 0800 111 999
     An image displaying SGN's customer service number. This number is 0800 912 1700
     An image displaying SGN's twitter handle. You can follow SGN on Twitter through our account @SGNgas
     An image which links to SGN's Facebook page. Our page can be found on www.facebook.com/SGNgas
     An image with the text 'more ways to contact us'. If you would like another way to contact us please visit sgn.co.uk/Contact-SGN
     
  • We are an armed forces-friendly organisation and hold a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award.