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    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. 

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  • Electrical and Instrumentation - Project Engineer

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Salary: £30,200 - £37,900 (dependent on skills, experience and knowledge)
    Closing date: Wednesday 16 August  2017
    Reference: 17149EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen for the position of Project Engineer E&I within our Scotland network Major Projects Team. Reporting to the Project Manager you will support the delivery of projects which require the upgrade or new install of fixed electrical, instrumentation, telemetry, gas quality measurement and flow metering systems. 

     

     What does this role focus on?

    • Technical coordination of project feasibility, design, procurement, site installation and commissioning of all E&I aspects of gas network major construction projects.
    • Managing projects to meet programme and budget constraints.
    • Coordination of project E&I related activities interfacing with SGN Operations, Asset Management, Gas Control and other departments, and externally with third party designers, installation contractors, specialist suppliers and other interested parties.
    • Management of project documentation and drawings.
    • Effective management of contractors.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • Educated to a minimum of HND/C in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control or similar discipline.
    • The ability to understand and manage projects from inception to commissioning, meet tight timescales, multi-task and react to changing priorities in a challenging environment.
    • A readiness to take accountability and ownership of projects either delivering an E&I specific project or being part of a multi discipline project delivery team.
    • Experience of safety, health and environmental management within a project environment. 
    • Commitment to working safely, ethically and with integrity.
    • Experience of general office software, CAD and E&I related applications.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (including presentation skills)
    • Comp – Ex, Functional Safety and relevant City and Guilds E&I qualifications would be considered an advantage.

     

    Experience in the field of LV Electrical and Instrumentation systems associated with gas transmission is preferred although applicants from similar industries such as Oil and Gas, LNG or petrochemical who are seeking career development will be considered. You will hold Professional Engineering Membership of an accredited professional body, or be working towards membership. 

    A full valid driving licence is essential and the successful candidate will be expected to travel widely.

     

    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 17149EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 16 August  2017. 

     

  • Major Projects - Project Engineer

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Salary: £30,200 - £37,900 (dependent on skills, experience and knowledge)
    Closing date: Wednesday 16 August  2017
    Reference: 17150EXT  

     

    Opportunities have arisen for the position of Project Engineer within our Scotland Major Projects Team. Reporting to a Project Manager, you will be part of a team working to successfully deliver gas infrastructure projects including transmission pipelines, gas storage and above-ground installations.

     

     What does this role focus on?

    • Technical coordination of project feasibility, design, procurement, site installation and commissioning of all E&I aspects of gas network major construction projects.
    • Managing projects to meet programme and budget constraints.
    • Coordination of project E&I related activities interfacing with SGN Operations, Asset Management, Gas Control and other departments, and externally with third party designers, installation contractors, specialist suppliers and other interested parties.
    • Management of project documentation and drawings.
    • Effective management of contractors.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • Educated to a minimum of HND/C in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control or similar discipline.
    • The ability to understand and manage projects from inception to commissioning, meet tight timescales, multi-task and react to changing priorities in a challenging environment.
    • A readiness to take accountability and ownership of projects either delivering an E&I specific project or being part of a multi discipline project delivery team.
    • Experience of safety, health and environmental management within a project environment. 
    • Commitment to working safely, ethically and with integrity.
    • Experience of general office software, CAD and E&I related applications.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (including presentation skills)

     

    Demonstrable experience in the field of gas transmission project construction is preferred although applicants from similar industries seeking career development will be considered. Incorporated/chartered Membership of an accredited professional body, or working towards membership, is desirable. A full valid driving licence is essential and the successful candidate will be expected to travel widely.

     

    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 17150EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 16 August  2017. 

     

  • Engineering Designer

     

    Location: St Mary Cray or Edinburgh
    Salary: £44,000 (dependent on skills, experience and knowledge)
    Closing date: Tuesday 22 August  2017
    Reference: 1718R1EXT

     

    We have an opportunity for the post of Engineering Designer to join the recently established Engineering Services team, working alongside colleagues in Network Engineering policy and reporting to the Senior Engineering Design Manager.

     

    What does an Engineering Designer do?

    This busy role requires adaptability and the ability to balance a wide range of activities and demands.

    This team is developing our capability for gas infrastructure engineering design and assessment, to help reduce the need to rely on external designs.

    This is an excellent opportunity for engineers who would like to continue their development and make a significant contribution to our engineering and innovation initiatives.

    You will need to be a self-starter, able to deliver quality assessments and designs to defined timescales.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • You will ideally be of Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status and as a minimum qualified to HND or equivalent. Preferred disciplines are Mechanical and/or Gas Engineering, but Electrical or Instrumentation engineers with suitable experience may also be considered.
    • Experience in an engineering design and/or a design assessment environment would be beneficial but not essential.
    • You must be well-organised, able to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
    • Great communication skills both verbally and in writing
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic, you will be highly attentive to detail.

     

    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.

     

    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 1718R1EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 22 August  2017. 

     

  • Team Manager

      

    Location: Aldershot, St. Mary Cray (Orpington) or Poole
    Salary: £25,250 rising to £30,250 following successful completion of training, with the potential to progress to £37,958. In addition standby and overtime payments will be available.
    Hours: 37 hours per week (basic)
    Closing date: Friday 18 August 2017
    Reference: 1737REXT
    Employment type: Permanent

     

    We are seeking motivated Team Managers to work with our operational teams in the above locations. This will involve you participating in a fantastic two year bespoke training programme which will help you develop your engineering, customer experience and management skills. SGN value creative and innovative thinking so you will be encouraged to influence positive change in every aspect of the role.

     

    What training will I be given?

    As a team manager, 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 team manager role. 

    During the two years, there may be extra-curricular coursework 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. 

    It is essential for this role that you can drive and on successful completion of the training program you will have the benefit of a company car. If you have not yet passed your test, you will be expected to do so at the earliest opportunity. 

     

    What does a Team Manager do?

    When fully trained and appointed to a role, you will be  leading a team of around 10 operational colleagues (and / or in some cases external contractors) involved in activities relating to the installation and maintenance of our gas network, while ensuring the highest safety standards, minimal environmental impact and providing exceptional customer service. 

    As a Team Manager, your primary responsibility will be for the safe, reliable, high quality and efficient delivery of gas to the customers served by your team.

    Ensuring our customers stay safe and warm at all times is not just a 9-5 activity, and our fully operational team managers 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 demonstrated 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.
    • Can you demonstrate strong safety awareness?
    • Ideally, you hold a further education or vocational based technical qualification such as an HNC/City and Guilds qualification, or be a military non-commissioned officer.
    • If you do not hold a driving licence, you will be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity

     

    What will I get in return?

    • An excellent starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme.
    • On successful completion of your training, 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 SGN.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

    Use the buttons below to apply for the role in your desired location. The closing date for application forms is Friday 18 August 2017
     

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  • Project Officer (Electrical and Instrumentation)

      

    Location: Malwood (Near Southampton)
    Salary: £30,259 - £37,958 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
    Reference: 17180EXT 

     

    We are looking for a Project Officer (Electrical and Instrumentation) for our Major Projects team based in Malwood. As a Project Officer you will support the Project Manager (E&I) in undertaking major construction project related activities associated with all fixed electrical, instrumentation, telemetry and flow metering systems. This will include feasibility studies, coordination of project design and planning, procurement, site installation and commissioning, while ensuring all projects are carried out safely to programme and are within budget.

     

    What does Project Officer (E & I) do? 

    • Technical coordination of project feasibility, design, procurement, site installation and commissioning of all E&I aspects of gas network major construction projects. Managing projects to meet programme and budget constraints.
    • Coordination of project E&I related activities interfacing with SGN Major Projects, Operations, Asset Management, Gas Control and other departments, and externally with third party designers, installation contractors, and other interested parties. Management of project documentation and drawings. Effective management of contractors.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Qualified to HND/C in electrical, electronic, instrumentation and control or similar discipline.
    • Compex and relevant City and Guilds E&I qualifications are an advantage. Previous Gas or Petrochemical is desirable.
    • Extensive experience and knowledge of LV electrical and instrumentation systems associated with the operational monitoring and control of has network processes, including hazardous area safety related equipment. 
    • Experience of general office software, CADD and E&I related applications.
    • The ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels, both verbally and in writing.
    • The ability to balance conflicting priorities and challenging timescales and workload.
    • You will have a willingness to travel within the UK on a regular basis, working in both office and field locations including third party premises for meetings and factory acceptance testing.
    • Commitment to working ethically and with integrity. A full valid driving licence.

    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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  • Project Manager (Major Projects – South)

      

    Location: Ashford or Malwood (near Southampton)
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
    Reference: 17139R1EXT

     

    We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Major Projects (South) team. You will be based in Ashford or Malwood (near Southampton). This is a senior position reflected in a salary which will attract a Personal Contract. In the role of Project Manager you will have a detailed understanding and application of the engineering disciplines for managing the successful delivery of gas transmission infrastructure projects and you will direct resources and activities to deliver these projects in line with business objectives and customer requirements.

     

    What does a Project Manager do? 

    • Leading a team of engineers in the design, procurement, implementation and installation of a range of transmission and other projects.
    • Establishing and maintain highly effective relationships with Maintenance, Network and third parties to achieve SGN’s strategic objectives. 
    • Effectively managing a team to deliver specific projects while demonstrating high performance with regards to Safety, Engineering and Value for Money.
    • Efficient management of contractors within Contracts and Framework Agreements.
    • Apply effective project controls to ensure delivery of every project on time and on budget. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • You will have substantial gas industry experience with specific knowledge and experience of working on our transmission systems. 
    • Previous management or supervisory experience is required together with good influencing, coaching and communication skills allowing you to work with honesty and integrity at all times.
    • You should be educated to Degree or HND standard in an appropriate engineering discipline. You will also hold or be working towards Professional Engineering Membership of an accredited professional body.
    • As this role will involve a significant amount of travel,  you must have a valid driving licence and be willing 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 link button which says 'Click here to apply' and leads to the following URL http://sgn.applytojob.com/apply/xSyQBriKSM/Project-Manager-Major-Projects-South

     

     







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