• 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.

    When applying for jobs, please download an application form. Completed forms should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned to SGN Human Resources, St. Lawrence House, Station Approach, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9HJ. Please include the vacancy reference number. 

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




  • Gas Networks Craftperson Trailblazer Apprenticeship

      

    Location: Southern England
    Salary: £13,000 rising to approx. £27,000 following successful completion of the 18 month programme (plus overtime and standby payments).
    Hours: 38.75 hours per week (basic)
    Closing date: Sunday 28 May 2017
    Reference: 1799EXT
    Employment type: Permanent

     

    As an apprentice you will join our progressive, award winning organisation on our externally accredited programme. 

    Our Trailblazer Apprenticeship will offer you an excellent development opportunity throughout an 18 month training programme. During the apprenticeship you will develop the knowledge and practical skills to install new and replacement gas services and to undertake repairs to the gas supply network, often involving excavation on the highway. It will include a blend of classroom and workshop based training, complemented by on-the-job experience. Upon successful completion, you will become a competent Team Leader in a permanent role at one of our operational depots.

    The apprenticeship will give you an excellent foundation for further promotion and development in SGN. We encourage our people to progress and develop.

    If you think you have the qualities, motivation and desire to meet the requirement of this great opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application. Your form must be submitted by 5pm on Sunday 28 May 2017.

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (NC01)

     

    Location: London West (Epsom)
    Salary: £ 20,823 - £23,137 (depending on skills and qualifications with potential for additional overtime earnings)
    Closing date: Tuesday 30 May 2017
    Reference: 1776EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for Gas Operatives (NC01s) at our London West/Surrey depot based at Epsom reporting to the Operational Team Manager. The suitable applicant should ideally live within or close to the Surrey M25 geographical boundary.   

     

    What does this role focus on?

    • Gas service and mains repair activities. 
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving 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.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • A flexible approach to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • Willingness to work variable hours, as you will be participating in the 24-hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is required.  

     

    What can we offer you?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK, enabling us to offer you excellent training, career development and progression opportunities.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme, company pension, cycle-to-work scheme and the opportunity to buy additional holiday allowance. 
     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 1776EXT. 

    Applications must be received by 5pm on the 30 May 2017.

     

  • Electrical & Instrumentation Craftspersons

     

    Location: Southern England
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Friday 2 June 2017
    Reference: 16133EXT

     

    We're looking recruiting for a number of experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson’s working for our operational Maintenance function, covering our Southern Network. We are looking for applicants that could potentially cover the areas of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

     

    What does this role focus on?

    This is a hands on role suited to those with previous maintenance experience. Working on electrical and instrumentation systems on operational sites and associated control systems for the gas supply network. 

    • Maintenance and installation of instrumentation / electrical operational plant and installations located in hazardous and non-hazardous areas, this includes gas flow measurement, analysis and local gas treatment equipment.
    • Fault finding and repair of instrumentation / electrical systems.
    • Installation, testing and commissioning of minor project works. Installation and maintenance of remote gas meter data loggers. Installation and commissioning of energy management interface devices.
    • Carrying out site inspections and post maintenance audits as required.
    • Working both indoors and outdoors in all weathers, working at heights and in confined spaces.
    • You will be expected to participate in a standby rota.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • Excellent attitude to safety and good IT skills.
    • Good communication skills, including an ability to interact effectively with customers.
    • Some previous experience and at least one or a combination of the following qualifications: City & Guild Wiring Regs, Inspection & Test, and Electrical installation. Instrumentation and Control / Electronics NVQ’s C&G’s BTec.  COMPEX is preferred but not essential. 
    • The job involves regular travel, therefore a full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What can we offer you?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK enabling us to offer you excellent training, career development and progression opportunities.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme, company pension, cycle-to-work scheme and the opportunity to buy additional holiday allowance.

     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 16133EXT.  Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 2 June 2017.

     

  • Trainee Project Engineer

     

    Location: Provan, Glasgow
    Salary: £25,000 rising to £30,000 following successful completion of training, with the potential to progress to £37,545. In addition standby and overtime payments will be available.
    Hours: 37 hours per week (basic)
    Employment type: Permanent
    Closing date: Sunday 4 June 2017 
    Reference: 17103EXT

     

    We are seeking a motivated, creative and inspirational Trainee Project Engineer to work within our Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIU) team. Our SIUs are a unique part of SGN and as such operate Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) storage and gas distribution plants in remote areas across Scotland. In addition, our SIU team manage and operate a large fleet of LNG and LPG road tankers. As a Trainee Project Engineer, you will be involved in both the design and the construction of LNG and LPG related projects.  

     

    What training will I be given?

    As a Trainee Project Engineer, you will gain skills and experience through a high-quality 2 year training programme involving a mixture of classroom learning and practical experience. Our aim is to develop your technical, managerial, behavioural and commercial skills, so that by the end of your training you will be ready and able to step straight into a project role as a link between engineering and project management. 

    During the 2 years, there may be extra-curricular course work and formal qualifications to complete and you must be prepared to give extra time if required. Training may involve some time away from your home. 

     

    What does a Trainee Project Engineer do?

    You will be involved in the design, construction, repair and modification of specialist LNG and LPG assets. This will involve significant liaison with operational colleagues and on occasions with our external contractors.  You will ensure the most cost effective design is implemented in all activities associated with our LNG and LPG assets, ensuring the highest safety standards are maintained while minimising the environmental impact,

    Ensuring our customers stay safe and warm at all times is not just a 9-5 activity, and you will be expected to participate in ‘out of hours’ standby rota, which will attract additional payments. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Do you have knowledge of the work we do and are you interested in working in a technical environment?
    • Are you conscientious, self-driven and have a strong work ethic?
    • Do you understand what excellent management, leadership and customer service look like and can you demonstrate that you have what it takes to deliver this? 
    • Have you got excellent organisational and problem solving skills and are you able to act on your own initiative?
    • Can you convince us that you have what it takes to thrive in potentially fast paced and changing environment?
    • We would like you to have some experience of leading, developing and motivating teams or individuals.
    • Do you have a high attention to detail and an ability to work with CAD software?
    • Can you demonstrate strong safety awareness?
    • It is essential for this role that you can drive. If you do not hold a driving licence, you will be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity.
    • You will hold a 2:1 Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. In addition you should be working or willing to work towards Chartered Engineer status.

     

     

    What will I get in return?

    • An excellent starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • When appointed as a Project Engineer, you will be given a company car.
    • On completion of training, you will significantly enhance your earnings through participation in an out-of-hours standby rota.
    • 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.
    • Support towards attaining Chartered Engineer status.

     

     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 17103EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Sunday 4 June 2017 .

     

  • Finance Project Analyst

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £37,545 - £45,162 (depending on skills and qualifications)
    Closing date: Tuesday 6 June 2017
    Reference: 17105EXT

     

    We are recruiting for a Finance Project Analyst to join the Financial Control team; reporting to the Financial Planning and Control Manager.  The role is based in Horley and you will receive training, specifically tailored to meet your needs.  

     

    What does this role focus on?

    • As part of the financial control team, we ensure that the correct policies and procedures have been put in place to ensure the accuracy of financial information and its effective use throughout SGN. The main responsibilities of the role include:
    • Ensuring the financial reporting and control around SGN is maintained and developed. 
    • Maintaining the day-to-day running and maintenance of the financial systems.
    • Continual review and improvement of current systems’ (Oracle and TM1) processes and procedures. 
    • Manage relationships with support providers and stakeholders.
    • Assisting in month end control and timely closure of the accounts.
    • Assist in the training of the systems and use of management information throughout the business.
    • Contribute to the budgeting and forecast process
    • Strong relationship management, organisational and time management skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with, and influence, other areas of the business and to present to senior management.
    • Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
    • Commitment to working ethically and with integrity.
    • Experience working with Oracle and ITM1.
    • Financially numerate and have an attention to detail with excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
    • A qualification in accountancy is desirable.

     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 17105EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 6 June 2017.

     

     

     

     

  • Administration Assistant


    Location: Dundee
    Salary: £16,600- £19,800 (depending on skills and qualifications)
    Closing date: Thursday 8 June 2017
    Reference: 1795REXT

     

    We are recruiting for an Administration Assistant, based within the Connections Team at Dundee, reporting to the Admin Team Manager. 

     

    What does the role involve?

    • Ensuring all areas of administration are executed in a professional and reliable manner.
    • Taking responsibility for effectively completing tasks to a high standard in accordance with set timescales in order to meet key SGN Natural Gas business objectives.
    • Operating office systems, processing documents, maintaining accurate records and accessing information in support of SGN Natural Gas’ activities. 
    • Resolving enquiries from both internal and external parties, providing a written, face to face or telephone response as appropriate. 
    • Compiling and providing routine information using computer systems as necessary in accordance with relevant procedures and guidelines, in order to provide management with the information they need to effectively make decisions. 
    • Supporting departmental activities by carrying out clerical duties, such as arranging travel and meetings, receiving and collating information and processing documents and correspondence in line with guidelines and procedures. 

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • Maths and English equivalent to GCSEs/O Level/ Standard at a grade C or above
    • High standard of keyboard skills. 
    • Competent in the use of all standard Microsoft and other desktop packages.
    • Capable of working to tight deadlines and responding to changing priorities at short notice with 
    • Excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and politely, both verbally and in writing with a variety of different people.

     

    What can we offer you?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme, company pension, cycle-to-work scheme and the opportunity to buy additional holiday allowance. 
     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please download an application form or request one from jobs@sgn.co.uk. Completed forms along with a full and recent CV should be emailed to jobs@sgn.co.uk or returned by post to Human Resources at the address shown on the top of the application form quoting reference number 1795REXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 8 June 2017.

     

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