Senior Engineer - Hydrogen Thermal Power Projects

  • Dublin
  • Sse

About our Business

SSE Thermal is on a mission to deliver the flexible energy needed today while powering the transition to net zero. Our 600+ employees play a crucial role in keeping the lights on across the UK and Ireland and we're rising to the low-carbon challenge with our teams at the cutting-edge of vital technologies. We're developing ground-breaking green and blue hydrogen generation projects and progressing plans for what could be the world's first hydrogen-fired power station, as well as a major hydrogen salt cavern storage facility and exploring other exciting options as we decarbonise. We've already achieved a lot - but we're just getting started. As part of SSE, which is investing £24bn this decade, we're at the forefront of the energy transition - so come join us as we continue to grow and power change.

To find out more, read this blog from Catherine Raw, our Managing Director, on our critical role in delivering net zero.

About the Role

Base Location : Leeds, Reading, Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen or Dublin

Salary : £51,600 - £77,400 + car/cash allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern : Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As a Senior Engineer within Thermal Engineering and Asset Management (TEAM), you will be responsible for leading project design delivery and execution activities on one or more of our challenging and exciting Hydrogen Thermal Large Capital Projects. You will develop and lead design development and execution strategies appropriate to the specific projects. You will ensure the effective coordination of internal and external engineering resources throughout the project.

  • Lead the project engineering activities on large capital projects during development or construction phases to deliver Thermal Engineering & Asset Management's (TEAM) Design Authority role and responsibilities.
  • Manage engineering design budgets within Large Capital Projects in excess of £1m per project.
  • Report progress, risks and issues to the Design & Delivery Manager plus other relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage the Design Management Plan and ensure the design development and project engineering activities are in compliance with corporate governance.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • Experience in the design development and delivery of high value Thermal Generation projects; experience in the design of hydrogen or oil and gas projects with a wells/ subsurface focus would be advantageous
  • Chartered Engineer status via a relevant institution, and membership of Engineering Council.
  • Ability to organise staff both within the project design development and delivery engineering team and through an engineering matrix management structure to ensure delivery against project requirements and timescales.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective communication and reporting skills at all management levels and high pressure situations involved with project management environments.
  • High organisational capabilities to deliver quality work to the agreed timescales.
  • Understanding of the commercial context and implications of engineering activities and decisions.

What's in it for you? : We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

What happens now? : Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.