E&I Project Officer/Engineer

  • Job Reference: 3868
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Employer: SGN
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £43,000 to £64,600
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

E&I Project Officer/Engineer

Location: Edinburgh (Hybrid & flexible working)

Salary: £43k - £64.6k per annum (Dependent on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ3868


Do you want to be a part of an innovative and supportive team, where there are great opportunities for career progression and development?

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical & Instrumentation Project Officer within our Major Projects Team in Scotland.

You will be part of a team working to successfully deliver gas infrastructure projects including transmission pipelines and above-ground installations all over Scotland.

Joining a team of experienced engineers and project managers, as a Project Officer you will be developed in the role and supported by line managers and mentors through a training and development plan. There is potential to progress further as you demonstrate your skills. Candidates with relevant experience may have the opportunity to enter above the starting salary.


I keep people safe and warm by…  

  • Projecting and financially managing of projects from initial scoping to commissioning and handover to asset owners.
  • Supervising and monitoring of onsite construction activities to ensure compliance with Legislation and Policies.
  • Coordinating project related activities and interfacing with internal and external stakeholders.

Travel is essential in this role and projects are based all over Scotland with main offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow when not in construction phase. You may also be required to visit locations around the UK for training or to support team activities.


What you’ll need

  • A recognised engineering qualification and experience of working in an engineering, construction or gas / Petro-Chemical environment in an E&I field.
  • Construction and/or Project Management experience, ideally working on UK Gas distribution/transmission networks is desirable.
  • Knowledge of ATEX, DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and explosives Atmospheres Regulations) and Hazardous Areas
  • Great communication with strong interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving
  • While not essential, ideally hold the following: City & Guilds 2391(Inspection & Testing), City & Guilds 2382(BS7671 - 18TH Edition), COMPEX 1-4 and any other relevant industry qualifications.
  • Full and clean UK Driving Licence


If you don’t have all the qualifications, we would still love to hear from you… we provide our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to learning tools to help you acquire the skills needed to excel in our environment.


Why SGN?

SGN is currently paving the way in cutting-edge research and development towards a net zero energy system. We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas, and we think supporting outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation so that we can strive every day to make the world a better place and look after each other, and our customers’ safety. Be part of something big and make a difference today!

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Here’s what we offer you:

Everyone is different, so there’s something in our benefits package for everyone.

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Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do.

We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success.

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