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    SGN operates over 74,000km of gas mains and services in Scotland and the south of England. Whoever your supplier is, we have a responsibility to deliver gas safely, reliably and efficiently to every one of our 5.9 million customers.

    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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  • Customer Service Advisors x 3

     

    Location: Portsmouth
    Salary: £16,628 - £19,846 
    Closing date: Friday 21 July 2017
    Reference: 17135EXT

     

    We are recruiting for Customer Service Advisors, based within the Customer Experience Team at our Walton Park office in Portsmouth, reporting to a Customer Service Team Manager. 

     

    What does the role involve?

    • The Customer Service team play a vital role within our organisation and are expected to be ambassadors for the company
    • Expect to deal with a variety of customer enquiries which cover all areas of the business
    • Delivering excellent levels of customer service at all times
    • Generating work order requests for engineer visits
    • Assisting customers with applications for gas connections over the phone
    • You will also liaise with the various operational teams within SGN

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • An excellent understanding of the importance of providing a great customer service
    • You will be able to communicate effectively and politely with customer, employees and managers within and outside the business
    • Have the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently
    • A flexible attitude to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry
    • A neat and accurate worker, you will be computer literate, ideally being competent in Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel
    • Be able to multitask, i.e. must be able to use customer based computer systems whilst on the phone
    • Experience of working in a customer service environment would be an advantage

     

    Please note these roles involve shift working inclusive of Saturday working, for which appropriate shift allowances are applicable.

     

    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 17135EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 21 July 2017. 

     

  • Hydrogen Innovation Graduate

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Salary: £24,000
    Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017
    Reference: 17141EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen to join the innovations team as an Innovation Graduate (Hydrogen) reporting to the Innovation Project Manager.

     

    What does the role involve?

    The Innovation team is at the heart of SGN’s outperformance strategy, translating ideas and opportunities into value propositions and delivering them efficiently and effectively through concept development to benefit realisation. Your job role will involve project management and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop Hydrogen distribution networks, as well as:

    • Gas Distribution
    • Pressure Management
    • Electrical and Instrumentation
    • Pipeline Integrity, Storage and Planning
    • Transmission Construction
    • Greening the gas

     

    About the role

    The role is based in Edinburgh and you will receive training, specifically tailored to meet your needs.  As well as attending a range of training courses, you will spend a significant amount of time developing your skills, working alongside experienced employees and managers, putting into practice what you have learnt and contributing to the business. In this role it is likely that you will have to spend some time away from home, whether to attend training courses or work requirements. We will pay for your travel to and from the training/work venues and when you are required to stay away from home, we will arrange and pay for your accommodation and meals.  You will usually be expected to travel in your own time. Throughout your development programme you will be required to take an active role in the work of the Company, with increasing levels of responsibility as your training progresses.  You will become responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will meet day to day short term objectives, as well as carrying out tasks through longer term planning.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    To be considered for this role you will need to hold at least a 2.1 in a relevant Bachelor’s degree discipline. Ideally you will have experience in Project Management and combustion engineering from work or studies, with the ability to prioritise tasks and respond positively to pressure.

    We are seeking passionate, resourceful, people orientated graduates, who have excellent oral and written communication skills plus project management 

    Due to the travel requirements of the role it is essential that you are able to drive. If you cannot drive already, you will be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity. 

    You must be available to start immediately, and have completed your studies.

     

    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 17141EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 28 July 2017. 

     

  • Innovation Project Officer

     

    Location: Edinburgh
    Salary: £29,000 - £37,500
    Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017
    Reference: 1762EXT-R1

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for a position within our Innovation Team for a Project Officer. We are seeking an individual to support several key areas of our innovation portfolio, including but not exclusively:

    • Program Management, Finance and Project Delivery
    • Future of Gas, including Hydrogen 

     

    What does the role involve?

    The Innovation team is at the heart of SGN’s outperformance strategy, translating ideas and opportunities into value propositions and delivering them efficiently and effectively through concept development to benefit realisation. Your job role will involve supporting the Innovation Project Manager and wider team with both project and programme management, engaging with internal and external stakeholders in the following project areas:

    • Gas Distribution
    • Pressure Management
    • Electrical and Instrumentation
    • Pipeline Integrity, Storage and Planning
    • Transmission Construction
    • Greening the gas

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    • You will need to demonstrate a good understanding of the UK gas industry, specifically in one or more of the areas highlighted above and/or as a minimum, hold a 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline.
    • We are seeking passionate, resourceful, people orientated graduates, who have excellent verbal and written communication skills plus project management. 
    • Ideally you will have experience in roject Management from work or studies, with the ability to prioritise tasks and respond positively to pressure.
    • You must be an excellent communicator.
    • You will be an active proponent of SGN’s safety culture with a flexible ‘can-do’ approach to work

    Due to the travel requirements of the role it is essential that you are able to drive. If you cannot drive already, you will be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity. 

    You must be available to start in August 2017.

     

    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 1762EXT-R1. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 28 July 2017. 

     

  • Innovation Graduate 

     

    Location: Edinburgh  or Glasgow
    Salary: £24,000 (depending on skills, qualifications and experience)
    Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017
    Reference: 1763EXT–R1

     

    An opportunity has arisen to join the innovations team as an Innovation Graduate reporting to the Innovation Project Manager. 

     

    What does the role involve?

    The Innovation team is at the heart of SGN’s outperformance strategy, translating ideas and opportunities into value propositions and delivering them efficiently and effectively through concept development to benefit realisation. Your job role will involve project management and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop Hydrogen distribution networks, as well as:

    • Gas Distribution
    • Pressure Management
    • Electrical and Instrumentation
    • Pipeline Integrity, Storage and Planning
    • Transmission Construction
    • Greening the gas

     

    About the role

    The role is based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow and you will receive training, specifically tailored to meet your needs.  As well as attending a range of training courses, you will spend a significant amount of time developing your skills, working alongside experienced employees and managers, putting into practice what you have learnt and contributing to the business. In this role it is likely that you will have to spend some time away from home, whether to attend training courses or work requirements. We will pay for your travel to and from the training/work venues and when you are required to stay away from home, we will arrange and pay for your accommodation and meals.  You will usually be expected to travel in your own time. Throughout your development programme you will be required to take an active role in the work of the company, with increasing levels of responsibility as your training progresses.  You will become responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will meet day to day short term objectives, as well as carrying out tasks through longer term planning.

     

    What are we looking for from you?

    To be considered for this role you will need to hold at least a 2.1 in a relevant Bachelor’s degree discipline. Ideally you will have experience in Project Management and combustion engineering from work or studies, with the ability to prioritise tasks and respond positively to pressure.

    We are seeking passionate, resourceful, people orientated graduates, who have excellent oral and written communication skills plus project management 

    Due to the travel requirements of the role it is essential that you are able to drive. If you cannot drive already, you will be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity. 

    You must be available to start immediately, and have completed your studies.

     

    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 1763EXT–R1. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 28 July 2017. 

     

  • Network Control Engineers

     

    Location: Horley
    Competitive salary
    Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017
    Reference: 17145EXT

     

    An exciting opportunity has risen within Gas Control Centre department for Network Control Engineers who will be based in our Horley office. The successful candidates will report directly to the Network Control Manager. Our Network Control Engineers are at the heart of operating our Networks, developing operating strategies, forecasting demand, managing alarms from our monitoring systems and balancing supply and demand.

     

    What does the role involve?

    As a Network Control Engineer, working on a shift basis 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, you will be participating in monitoring and maintaining the flow of gas across our two networks and the Mutual Energy Transmission System to Ireland, ensuring customers receive a safe and reliable supply of gas. The role will also include;

     

    • Forecasting demand and ensuring adequate storage is available
    • Responding to the alarms from our monitoring systems
    • Liaising with operational staff on site
    • Managing network gas supply emergencies
    • Communicating with emergency services and the SGN management team

     

     

    What are we looking for from you?

     

    • You will have an analytical approach with the ability to think logically
    • A total commitment to safety and standards of service is a key requirement
    • An understanding of IT systems and applications, specifically SCADA systems would be an advantage
    • You will be a good team worker, and able to communicate effectively with employees and customers at all levels, both within and outside of the Gas Control team
    • With a positive and flexible approach to work you will be highly motivated to help performance and assist the Gas Control Centre driving performance
    • You will have good organisational, diagnostic and problem solving skills. 
    • You will possess the appropriate technical knowledge and qualifications to succeed at this level
    • It is essential that you are committed to the SGN values and will challenge your team to deliver SGN targets while operating within our safety golden rules.
    • To meet our BCM requirements, candidates must live within one hour travel distance from our offices in Horley.

     

     

    What can we offer you?

     

    • A full training programme will be provided which will include an element of travel
    • A competitive salary, plus shift allowance after initial period of training. 
    • An excellent benefit scheme including retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme.

     

     

    You will be required to have a full valid driving licence as you may be required to travel to our BCM site under your own means at short notice and in accordance with the BCM plan.

     

    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 17145EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 28 July 2017. 

     

  • Gas Operatives (NC01)

      

    Location: Cumbernauld, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Galashiels, Glasgow, Irvine, Kilsyth, Kirkintilloch, Motherwell and Stirling
    Salary: £18,920 rising to £21,022 on successful completion of training. In addition standby and overtime payments will be available.
    Hours: 38.75 per week (basic)
    Closing date: Monday 31 July 2017
    Reference: 17154EXT
    Employment type: Permanent

     

    We are seeking enthusiastic and hardworking people to become qualified NCO1 Gas Operatives. 

    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?

     

    Your application form must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 31 July 2017.

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  • E&I Support Engineer

     

    Location: South
    Salary: £29,000 - £37,000 (dependent on skills, experience and knowledge)
    Closing date: Friday 4 August 2017
    Reference: 17155EXT

     

    We have an exciting opportunity to become an Electrical & Instrumentation Support Engineer. The primary responsibility of the role is to support the Network E&I Engineer to ensure that key systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely. The role will involve working closely with colleagues across a number of functions/departments within the business to achieve the following as a minimum:

    • Identifying critical assets that have reached end of life, scoping out projects and raising investment.
    • Work together with other departments ensuring processes are in place, confirming new and existing assets are compliant with relevant E&I legislation, policy and procedures.
    • Undertaking site inspections, audits, pre-commissioning and handover meetings
    • Ensuring that projects are carried out to programme and within budget.
    • Ensuring that projects are carried out safely and in accordance with SGN standards and procedures.
    • Ensuring that projects are conducted in a timely manner to enable delivery of key outputs.

    Knowledge and experience of instrumentation, metering, gas quality, control, telemetry and safety instrumented systems in the gas industry is essential, as well as knowledge of ATEX, DSEAR and Hazardous Areas. Knowledge of electrical systems will also be of benefit to this role. Candidates will ideally have a minimum of HNC in Process Instrumentation and Control or HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. It would be an advantage to hold some form of authorisation.

    Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and be performance orientated with the ability to control budgets, people, resources and tasks, as well as balance conflicting priorities and challenging timescales.

    The role will ideally be based in the South East of our Network, but the post will involve regular travel across the Southern Network to operational sites and meeting locations, therefore a full valid UK driver’s license is essential, the applicant will be entitled to join our company car scheme. There will be a requirement occasionally for overnight staying away depending upon Network commitments.

     

    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 17155EXT. Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 4 August 2017. 

     







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