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    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 & Instrumentation Craftspersons

     

    Location: Southern England
    Closing date: Wednesday 22 February 2017
    Salary: Competitive salary
    Reference: 16133EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen to recruit a number of experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson’s working for our operational Maintenance function, covering our Southern Network. We are looking for applicants that could potentially cover the areas of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

     

    What does this role focus on?

    This is a hands on role suited to those with previous maintenance experience. Working on electrical and instrumentation systems on operational sites and associated control systems for the gas supply network. 

    • Maintenance and installation of instrumentation/electrical operational plant and installations located in hazardous and non-hazardous areas, this includes gas flow measurement, analysis and local gas treatment equipment.
    • Fault finding and repair of instrumentation / electrical systems.
    • Installation, testing and commissioning of minor project works. 
    • Installation and maintenance of remote gas meter data loggers.
    • Carrying out site inspections and post maintenance audits as required.
    • Installation and commissioning of energy management interface devices.
    • Working both indoors and outdoors in all weathers, working at heights and in confined spaces.
    • You will be expected to participate in a standby rota.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • You will need to demonstrate an excellent attitude to safety and have good IT skills.
    • Good communication skills, including an ability to interact effectively with customers.
    • Applicants are not expected to hold all of the following qualifications but need some previous experience and at least one or a combination of the following: City & Guild Wiring Regs, Inspection & Test, and Electrical installation. Instrumentation and Control / Electronics NVQ’s C&G’s BTec.  COMPEX is preferred but not essential. 
    • The post involves regular travel, therefore a full and valid driving license is essential.

     

     

    What can we offer you?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts. 

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    This busy role requires an ability to adapt to and balance a wide range of activities and demands, therefore, you must be well organised and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines without loss of data accuracy. You must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and be highly attentive to detail. You will be proactive, with the confidence to challenge where required and make appropriate decisions. With strong communication and interpersonal skills you will be an effective communicator at all levels both internally and externally with excellent negotiation skills. Ideally you will be a Member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management or prepared to work towards gaining membership. Good all-round knowledge of the Gas Act, HSG47 and NJUG would be advantages. The role will require travel within the business and therefore a driving licence is required.

     

    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 16133EXT. Applications must be received by close of play on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 

     

     

     

  • Gas Distribution Assistant (NC01), London

     

    Location: London (Kennington)
    Closing date: Wednesday 22 February 2017
    Salary: Competitive salary
    Reference: 1729EXT

     

    We currently have an opportunity for two Gas Operatives (NC01s) in the London area at our Kennington depot, reporting to the Team Manager. The suitable applicant must live in or close to this area. 

     

    What does the role focus on?

    • Gas service and mains repair activities.
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in the public/private highways laying and repairing gas pipes.
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Communicative and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with members of the public.
    • You will be expected to be flexible and to work variable hours participating in the 24 hour standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as appropriate training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What can we offer you?
    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme. 
    • Being part of a company that is committed to equality of opportunities for all, irrespective of sex, marital status, race, disability, religion, age or any other conditions not justified in law or relevant to performing the job.
     

    Please note that subject to business requirements we may require you to work a rota that includes between 4 to 6 ‘normal days’ per week covering Mondays to Saturdays (Saturdays being classed as a normal working day); or 4 longer days (up to 11 hours each) per week under a rota covering Mondays to Saturdays. We reserve the right to include Sundays as part of this rota in the future if this becomes a business necessity as a result changes forced upon us by external sources.

     

     

    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 1729EXT. Applications must be received by close of play on Wednesday 22 February 2017. 

     

     

     

     

  • Facilities Co-ordinator, Ashford

     

    Location: Ashford
    Closing date: Thursday 23 February 2017
    Salary: £24,100 - £29,900  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: 1732EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen for a Facilities Co-ordinator at Ashford. This position is part of the Environment and Support Services (ESS) team, within the Corporate Services Directorate, focusing on the day to day delivery of facilities services and statutory compliance. 

     

    What does this role focus on?

    • Taking a lead role in stakeholder engagement, planned and reactive maintenance with a strong focus on efficient resource utilisation, innovation, and robust contract and financial management.
    • Contributing to the development and delivery of ESS (FM) strategy, including robust financial and quality controls.
    • Developing and implementing new standards of service.
    • Implementation of the site CAFM system, ensuring all work flow is completed on time and accurately.
    • An efficient approach to staff and contract performance management, as well as operational delivery. 
    • Providing regular Management Information on the progress and performance site operations and finance.
    • Reporting to the FM Manager (Southern), the successful candidate will be required to deliver high quality outputs whilst supporting the wider ESS team in delivering consistent standards of service.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of Facilities Management and SGN ESS (FM) policies and processes. You will be experienced in Facilities Management and hold a relevant FM and/or building related qualification, or be prepared to work towards gaining a professional qualification. 
    • You must have a focus on safety and environmental performance and a commitment to flexible cross team working.
    • You will also need to demonstrate a focus on task delivery and quality, sound technical judgement, strong organisational and work planning skills.
    • You are an effective communicator at all levels, analytical, self-motivated and organised with an ability to prioritise and meeting stakeholder expectations.  

     

     

    The post may require some travel throughout the relevant network; therefore a flexible approach to working hours and a full and valid driving licence are essential.

     

    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 1732EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Thursday 23 February 2017.

     

     

     

  • Facilities Co-ordinator, Edinburgh

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Closing date: Thursday 23 February 2017
    Salary: £24,100 - £29,900  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: 1710EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen for a Facilities Co-ordinator at Edinburgh. This position is part of the Environment and Support Services (ESS) team, within the Corporate Services Directorate, focusing on the day to day delivery of facilities services and statutory compliance. 

     

    What does this role focus on?

    • Taking a lead role in stakeholder engagement, planned and reactive maintenance with a strong focus on efficient resource utilisation, innovation, and robust contract and financial management.
    • Contributing to the development and delivery of ESS (FM) strategy, including robust financial and quality controls.
    • Developing and implementing new standards of service.
    • Implementation of the site CAFM system, ensuring all work flow is completed on time and accurately.
    • An efficient approach to staff and contract performance management, as well as operational delivery. 
    • Providing regular Management Information on the progress and performance site operations and finance.
    • Reporting to the FM Manager (Southern), the successful candidate will be required to deliver high quality outputs whilst supporting the wider ESS team in delivering consistent standards of service.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of Facilities Management and SGN ESS (FM) policies and processes. You will be experienced in Facilities Management and hold a relevant FM and/or building related qualification, or be prepared to work towards gaining a professional qualification. 
    • You must have a focus on safety and environmental performance and a commitment to flexible cross team working.
    • You will also need to demonstrate a focus on task delivery and quality, sound technical judgement, strong organisational and work planning skills.
    • You are an effective communicator at all levels, analytical, self-motivated and organised with an ability to prioritise and meeting stakeholder expectations.  

     

     

    The post may require some travel throughout the relevant network; therefore a flexible approach to working hours and a full and valid driving licence are essential.

     

    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 1710EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Thursday 23 February 2017.

     

     

     

  • Engineering Design Manager

     

    Location: St Mary Cray/Edinburgh
    Closing date: Monday 27 February 2017
    Salary: Competitive 
    Reference: 1718EXT

     

    We have an opportunity for the post of Engineering Design Manager to join the recently established Engineering Services team. This role will attract a personal contract, commensurate with skills and experience.

     

    What is the focus of this role?

    • This busy role requires adaptability and the ability to balance a wide range of activities and demands.
    • The role requires you to work as part of a team and to work alongside colleagues in Network Engineering policy and will report to the Senior Engineering Design Manager.
    • This team is developing our capability for engineering design and assessment, 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.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • You will ideally be of Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status and as a minimum qualified to HND or equivalent. Preferred disciplines are Mechanical or Gas Engineering, but Electrical or Instrumentation engineers will 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. 
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic, you will be highly attentive to detail.
    • As the role will require visiting sites across our Network to support the design assessment process, you must have a full UK driving licence and be willing to spend time away from your primary location.

     

     

    What can we offer you?

    • A great opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • Excellent benefits including retailer’s discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme.

     


    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 1718EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Monday 27 February 2017.

     

     

     

     

  • Project Manager (Electrical & Instrumentation)

     

    Location: South East England
    Closing date: Monday 27 February 2017
    Salary: £45,000 - £55,000  (dependent on skills and experience)
    Reference: 1705EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen for the position of Project Manager (Electrical & Instrumentation) within our Southern network. Our Major Projects team ensuring the continuing safe and reliable operation of our transmission assets; this involves the upgrade or replacement of installations and associated E&I equipment of varying functions and complexities.

    This is a senior position responsible for managing the successful delivery of gas infrastructure projects and you will direct resources and activities to deliver projects in line with business objectives and customer requirements.

     

    What is the focus of this role?

    • Managing a team of engineers, designers and contractors to deliver a programme of electrical and instrumentation asset upgrade and replacement.
    • Ensuring projects are managed safely in accordance with statutory requirements and Company policy and procedures. 
    • Establishing the necessary resources, both internal and external, to deliver programmes of work.
    • Maintaining a close working relationship with all stakeholders throughout all stages of each project. 
    • Ensuring that projects are delivered in accordance with the agreed programme and budget requirements. 
    • Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with Company standards and specifications, and legislative requirements.

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • The successful candidate will preferably have a minimum of HND/C in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or HND/C in Process Instrumentation and Control. 
    • Knowledge and experience of the design and installation of electrical, instrumentation, control and telemetry systems in the gas or petro-chemical industry is essential preferably in a project management role. 
    • 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 1705EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Monday 27 February 2017.

     

     

     

  • Gas Operatives (NCO1)

     

    Location: Aberdeen, Cumbernauld, Dumfries, East Kilbride, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Galashiels, Glasgow, Inverness, Kilmarnock, Kilsyth, Motherwell, Paisley and Stirling.
    Closing date: Sunday 5 March
    Salary: Starting salary of £18,713, progressing to £20,793 on successful completion of training, plus standby and overtime payments
    Reference: 1746EXT

     

    We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking people to become qualified NCO1 gas operatives.

     

    Who we are
    SGN manage the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, our pipes deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our customers. It’s your gas, in our network. 


    What training will I be given?
    If you are not already NC01 trained, all the necessary training will be provided. 


    About the role

    •  As part of a team, you will work on the maintenance and repair of our gas mains and services. 
    • The job is physically demanding, involving excavating / digging in the public highway.
    • We use field based systems so you must be able to use a computer.
    • You will demonstrate high standards of safety and technical competence in everything you do.
    •  You will display excellent customer services skills at all times.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, participating in a 24-hour standby rota.

     

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • Are you conscientious, self-driven and have a strong work ethic?
    • Can you demonstrate excellent communicative and interpersonal skills?
    • Do you have a full and valid driving licence?

     

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Great potential for further training and progression in the Company. We value our people
    • Excellent benefits scheme including pension scheme, sick pay scheme, retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme.
    • The opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • You will be part of an award winning, progressive company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

    Please note that subject to business requirements we may require you to work a rota that includes between 4 to 6 ‘normal days’ per week covering Mondays to Saturdays (Saturdays being classed as a normal working day); or 4 longer days (up to 11 hours each) per week under a rota covering Mondays to Saturdays. We reserve the right to include Sundays as part of this rota in the future if this becomes a business necessity as a result changes forced upon us by external sources.


    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 1746EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Sunday 5 March 2017.

     

     

     

     

  • Team Managers

     

    Location: Scotland or south/south-east of England
    Closing date: Sunday 5 March 2017
    Salary: £25,000 rising to £30,000 following successful completion of training
    Reference: 1737EXT

     

    For further details and our application form, click here.

     

     

     

  • Craftsperson

     

    Location: Stornoway, Wick/Thurso and Campbeltown, Scotland
    Closing date: Wednesday 8 March 2017
    Salary: £26,355-£28,331 plus an estimated £4,500 - £6,500  per annum depending on standby frequency.
    Reference: 16195EXT

     

    We have exciting opportunities within our Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIUs) for the role of Craftperson. We have positions available in Campbeltown, Wick/Thurso and Stornoway. The SIU’s are unique in the UK in that they are not connected to the National Grid system and use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a feedstock.

     

    What does the role involve?

    These opportunities will be ideally suited to an experienced First Call Operatives who have a ‘service’ background or experienced heating engineers or those people who are time served plumbers. In addition you will ideally hold a City and Guilds and/or ACS accreditation.

    These roles will be challenging and varied, with the successful applicants being involved in various activities including boiler servicing, emergency duties and meter work. Other skills will be developed over time to include mains and service laying as well as other plant duties. Full Training in all SIU activities will be provided.


    What we are looking for from you?

    • Ideally you will be an experienced heating engineer or time served plumber preferably holding a City and Guilds and or ACS accreditation.
    • You will be dependable, practical and hardworking.
    • Have good leadership qualities together with excellent inter-personal skills.
    • You must hold a full driving licence.
    • The work is physically and mentally demanding and you will be expected to work in a variety of outdoor environments.
    • Have the ability to use field IT equipment and achieve high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

     

    What can we offer you?

    • A starting salary of £26,355 plus an estimated £4,500 - £6,500 per annum depending on standby frequency.
    • A great place to work and with the right attitude and aptitude, the potential to progress within the business to managerial positions.
    • On-going on the job development together with comprehensive training on all SIU activities including repair and servicing of gas appliances, service laying and plant duties.

     

    The nature of the job means that you will be expected to work variable hours and in addition, you will also be required to participate, as necessary, in a high frequency standby rota.

     

    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 16195EXT. 

    Applications must be received by close of play on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

     

     







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