Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson

  • Job Reference: REQ3075
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Employer: SGN
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £41,200 to £45,700
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson

Location: Edinburgh / Glasgow / Dumfries

Base Salary: £41.2k - £45.7k per annum (Dependent on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ3075



Our Scotland E&I Maintenance team plays a vital role in the safe and reliable delivery of gas to our 5.8 million customers, and we have some exciting opportunities for an E&I Craftsperson. You will be undertaking and overseeing maintenance, fault finding, and project works of a more complex nature on SGN’s network assets, Biomethane sites, and servicing external contracts such as NGM. Work will be undertaken on a wide range of equipment including but not limited to:

  • Telemetry and Electrical systems
  • Pressure and flow monitoring
  • Gas quality systems
  • Safety systems
  • Security systems
  • Power supply and generation


This role works across a large geographical area, and you will be working as part of a team as well as on your own, depending on the work you are doing. You will be expected to participate in a standby rota to deliver a 24/7 out-of-hours emergency support service.


A full valid driving license is essential.


What you’ll bring

  • You will be a highly motivated individual with a sound understanding of the E&I engineering discipline that operates across the Maintenance team. You will also have the ability to support the interface with the wider SGN business at an engineering level.
  • NVQ level 3 (or above), having completed a recognised apprenticeship in electrical / electronic / Instrumentation engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Dual qualified in Electrical and Instrument preferred but not essential. Open to applicants qualified in individual discipline Electrical or Instrument only.
  • IT literacy and a responsible approach to Health and Safety.
  • You will be able to operate safely and effectively in a planned methodical way or, when necessary, positively in a reactive way.
  • You will have a strong commercial and performance mind-set, with a track record of using innovative solutions to deliver efficiency, value for money and quality for the business.
  • You will have excellent communication and customer service skills and will consistently demonstrate our core behaviours.
  • You will be a great team player, have the ability to effectively manage projects and lead teams where necessary.


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!

Our company | SGN Your gas. Our network.

Here’s what we offer you:

Everyone is different, so there’s something in our benefits package for everyone. Click the link below for more info on some of the benefits we offer:

Benefits | SGN Your gas. Our network. 


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. Click the link below to find out about how we are working towards fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace for all: Diversity and inclusion | SGN Your gas. Our network.