Senior Engineer (Civil Programmes)

  • Job Reference: 00044516-1
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £47,880 to £59,850
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Engineer (Civil Programmes)
Location - Glasgow
Salary up to £59,850 per year plus strong benefits package and career progression opportunities
Full Time / Permanent 
Flexible / Hybrid options 
Closing Date: 21st July 2024

Help us create a better future, quicker


This post has lead responsibility for delivering technical projects and programmes of work across the licence area with an annual value of between £5-£10m, including - SP Distributions Civil modernisation and remedial programmes, ensuring the works are delivered safely, promptly and within budget meeting unit cost allowance. Additionally, the role assumes responsibility for providing the Business with subject matter expertise on civils issues.

What you'll be doing

Develop and deliver both the Investment and Repair & Maintenance programmes of work, providing efficient solutions by building robust, cohesive and coordinated plans with balanced workbooks across several of SP Energy Networks service partner frameworks

Ensure licence area business plan outputs are in line with financial, regulatory and business plan objectives whilst optimising return through incentive mechanisms

Provide excellence in reporting of programme position and forecasting of department works

Develop and maintain robust stakeholder and customer relationships on behalf of SP Energy Networks to facilitate delivery of customer and stakeholder strategic objectives

Promote an exemplary safety culture and ensure all safety legislation is implemented through responsible activities

Consider the application of innovative solutions to all designs whether this be technological, procedural or commercial

Drive continual performance improvement through analysis of outputs and feedback from internal and external sources

Integrate asset stewardship values through effective network management incorporating sound engineering principles, coordinated planning, design, delivery and ownership to improve integrity, safety and longevity of the electrical network

Develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours amongst the team through the mentoring and training of less experienced team members, graduates and trainees.

What you'll bring

Expert technical and operational knowledge in a relevant engineering leading role within a utility environment

Expert knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.

Experience in development, implementation, use and auditing of Management Systems ISO 9001 / ISO14001 / ISO 19001

General commercial awareness with the ability to balance customer service, efficient network design ensuring maximum return on investment.

Track record of effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.

Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels

Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgement to determine optimal solutions

Awareness and understanding of key business drivers and the external commercial context in which SP Energy Networks is operating

Technical and operational experience in a relevant engineering leading role within a utility environment.

Ability to devise solutions to complex problems/challenges.

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering/Professional qualification or equivalent experience

  • Proven experience in a civil programme or role

  • Relevant programme management and construction experience

What's in it for you

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include:

  • 36 days annual leave

  • Holiday Purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave

  • Share Schemes

  • Payroll Giving and Charity Matched Funding

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purchases

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving

  • Cycle to Work scheme and Public Transport Season Ticket Loans

  • Healthcare benefit options including: Dental Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan and annual Health Assessments

  • Life Assurance (4x salary)

  • Access to Savesmart financial wellbeing support

  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

Why SP Energy Networks

SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network - connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It's a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland's ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we're taking it very seriously.

We're investing £5.5 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.

We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers .