• SGN job opportunities

     

    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.

    Further job opportunities for SGN Natural Gas Limited can be located here.

     




  • Craftperson

     

    Location: Wick
    Salary: A starting salary of £26,645 although depending on your qualifications, skills and experience there is potential for you to earn circa £29,300 (plus an estimated £4,500 - £6,500 per annum depending on standby frequency).  
    Closing date: Tuesday 26 September 2017 
    Reference: 17208EXT 

     

    What we are looking for?

    We are recruiting for a Craftperson to join our Scottish Independent Undertakings (SIUs) team based in Wick. 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 an SIU Craftperson do? 

    • You will be involved in various activities including boiler servicing, emergency duties and meter work.
    • Over time your skills will be developed to include mains and service laying.
    • You will be involved in the operation and maintenance of the LNG plant.
    • Full training in all SIU activities will be provided.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

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

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A starting salary of £26,645 although depending on your qualifications, skills and experience there is potential for you to earn circa £29,300 (plus an estimated £4,500 - £6,500 per annum depending on standby frequency).  
    • Other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Ongoing on the job development together with comprehensive training on all SIU activities including repair and servicing of gas appliances, service laying and plant duties.
    • Great potential for further development and progression within SGN.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

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  • Regulation Assistant

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £20,000 - £24,400 (depending on location, skills and qualifications)                 
    Closing date: Tuesday 26 September 2017 
    Reference: 17178EXT

     

    What we are looking for?

    We are recruiting for an administrator within the regulatory team based in Horley, reporting to the Head of Regulation. 

     

    What does a Regulation Assistant do? 

    You will be providing support to the Regulation Team with specific regards to the lead into the next price control (RIIO-2). The next price control is a very important project for SGN that will define our business through the 2020’s. This role will be at the heart of the project delivery team. Day to day administration duties, including (amongst other things) assisting with:

    • Diary management, booking rooms, conference facilities, travel and general logistics for meetings;
    • Ensuring quality/version control and distribution of a variety of regulatory and business plan  documents;
    • Managing the Management System, including, printing, checking, scanning, distributing and confirming appropriate sign off and review of documents;
    • Ensuring that the supporting materials and evidence base is established in a clear and accessible structure;
    • Preparing files and paperwork for use prior to meetings;
    • Formatting, and proof reading documents with direction and supervision;
    • Comparing and merging documents for review;
    • Co-ordinating the update of websites and systems with finalised material;
    • Processing payments and liaising directly with accounts payable and third parties in this regard;
    • Running the administration of RIIO-2 meetings including minute taking;
    • Other miscellaneous tasks and requests 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to chase senior people for information and meeting times.
    • Strong written, communication, numerical and IT skills, with a good knowledge of the main Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). 
    • You will also have the ability to listen and to take instruction well. 
    • Flexibility is a must as you will be working in different environments and switching between tasks depending on work priorities.
    • You will also need to be able to work autonomously and keep yourself motivated to complete tasks to deadline.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme, company pension, cycle-to-work scheme and the opportunity to buy additional holiday allowance.

     

     

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  • Network Assistant (Asset records)

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: £24,400 to £30,200 (depending on location, skills and qualifications)                 
    Closing date: Wednesday 27 September 2017 
    Reference: 17205EXT

     

    An opportunity has arisen for the position of Network Assistant (Asset Records), based in Horley and reporting to the Asset Records Officer. The Asset Records Team play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of Network Transmission and Storage activities including the input and preservation of maintained asset records, scheduling and completion of maintenance inspections and reporting (including repair and replacement) in line with company policy / procedure and various key legislative requirements.

     

    What does a Network Assistant do? 

    • Inputting and up keeping of maintained asset records, including interpreting PS/5 project details and site drawings.
    • Knowledge of site layout and hazardous area classification drawings, line and process engineering diagrams and an appreciation of other disciplines and services drawings, including manufactured/civil/electrical/instrumentation.
    • Liaising with Asset and Maintenance Managers and Engineers. Creating and realigning maintenance work schedules in line with company policy and procedure.
    • Scanning, filing and retrieval of various Asset Transmission and Storage records. Support with other Asset Management and Gas Control activities

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    You will ideally be experienced and competent in the use of Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, Access, and a qualification or knowledge of Microstation V8i CAD software with some Autocad or Autocad LT experience would be preferable. You should have the ability to quickly develop new system skills for existing and new software programs, as well as provide support to others in the department with these systems. Knowledge and experience of internal SGN systems such as Maximo, particularly for maintained assets would be an advantage. Knowledge or appreciation of DRS mapping system and records, system schematics, and PSSR records. You will also need to have, or have the aptitude to quickly develop, a thorough understanding of Asset Management and Maintenance activities and of how operational assets and systems work in order to interpret various formats of asset data including drawings and symbology, as well as make informed Asset Management decisions.

    You will be a good team worker but also capable of working alone, with the ability to prioritise workloads and work to tight deadlines. An accurate, conscientious and self-motivated worker, you will be required to communicate effectively and politely, both verbally and in writing, with colleagues, managers and customers within SGN and other external parties. You will have an analytical approach which will enable you to identify opportunities to improve Network performance and efficiencies and have the skills to help successfully implement those improvements.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

     

     

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (NCO1), Scotland

     

    Location: Edinburgh, Galashiels, Inverness, Falkirk/Stirling, Fife, Paisley, Kilmarnock, Ayr, Coatbridge, Dumfries (Postcodes DG1 – DG5 & DG10, DG11)
    Salary: Starting salary of £19,125 rising to £21,250 after completion of training
    Closing date: Thursday 28 September 2017 
    Reference: 17215EXT

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

     

    What does an NCO1 do?

    • Works in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Works in the maintenance and repair of our gas mains and services.
    • Uses computer field systems and achieves high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    • 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 service skills at all times.
    • You will be flexible and willing to work variable hours, participating in a 24 hour standby rota.
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    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.

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  • Gas Distribution Assistant (NCO1), Surrey

     

    Location: Surrey 
    Salary: £21,000 - £23,300 (depending on location, skills and qualifications)                 
    Closing date: Friday 29 September 2017 
    Reference: 17207EXT

     

    What we are looking for  

    We are recruiting for Gas Operatives (NC01s) at our Surrey Depot, reporting to the Operational Team Manager. Suitable applicants must live within easy access of the Epsom, Kingston or Sutton areas.

     

    What does a Gas Distribution Assistant do? 

    • Gas service and mains replacement activities. 
    • Responding to public reported gas emergency situations 
    • Participate in a published out of core hours emergency call out rota 
    • Undertaking physically demanding work involving digging in the public/private highways laying and replacing gas pipes. 
    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team. 
    • Customer satisfaction and engagement skills 
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible approach to work, and willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • Friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • Willingness to work variable hours and be flexible, you may be placed on a standby rota.
    • NCO1 accreditation is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. 
    • A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.

     

     

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  • Gas Apprenticeship Programme (Scotland)

      

    Location: Dundee, Coatbridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kilmarnock, Dunfermline
    Salary: You will receive a starting salary of £13,000, on satisfactory completion of the full 18 month programme your salary will be circa £27,000. In addition to the salary, there will be other payments for overtime and call-out. 
    Closing date: Saturday 30 September 2017


    A fantastic opportunity for ambitious candidates to join our award winning organisation on our accredited apprenticeship programme. Our Gas Networks Craftperson Apprenticeship will offer you an excellent development opportunity throughout the 18 month programme. You will receive bespoke training and, after successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be placed in a permanent role. 

    During the apprenticeship you will develop the knowledge and practical skills to install new and replacement gas services and to undertake repairs to the gas supply network, often involving excavation on the highway. It will be a blend of classroom and workshop based training, complemented by on-the-job experience. Upon successful completion you will become a competent Team Leader at one of our operational depots. 

     

    Who we are

    SGN manage and operate 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 we're looking for

    • Minimum qualifications required are C Grade GCSE/Standard Grade/National 5 (or equivalent) in the following subjects; Maths, English, 1 Science (physics or chemistry) and 1 other academic subject
    • A desire to work in a technical environment is a must and some relevant experience would be advantageous, but not essential.
    • Excellent communication and team working skills
    • Flexibility is essential in this role in terms of hours of work for training and operational duties. You will be required to attend centralised locations for your training, meaning that you will spend periods of time away from home. You will also be required to participate on an emergency standby rota. 
    • We would prefer that you are able to drive, but if you can’t you would be expected to pass your test at the earliest opportunity.

     

    You will receive a starting salary of £13,000, on satisfactory completion of the full 18 month programme your salary will be circa £27,000. In addition to the salary, there will be other payments for overtime and call-out. 

    SGN is committed to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applicants from all individuals regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, belief or background.

    Use the buttons below to apply for the programme in your desired location. The closing date for application forms is  Saturday 30 September 2017.
     

     

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  • Project Engineer (Major Projects – South)

     

    Location: Kent or Hampshire
    Salary: Personal contract (depending on skills and qualifications)                 
    Closing date: Sunday 1 October 2017 
    Reference: 17139R2/EXT 

     

    What we are looking for

    We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our Major Projects (South) team. This is a senior position reflected in a salary which will attract a personal contract. Our Major Projects team ensures the continuing safe and reliable operation of our gas transmission assets; this involves the construction, upgrade or replacement of installations and equipment of various sizes and operating pressures.

    In the role of Project Engineer you will have a detailed understanding and application of the engineering disciplines for managing the successful delivery of engineering infrastructure projects and you will direct resources and activities to deliver these projects in line with business objectives and customer requirements. 

    • Leads a team of engineers in the design, procurement, implementation and installation of a range of gas transmission and other projects. 
    • Establishes and maintains highly effective relationships with Maintenance, Network and third parties to achieve SGN’s strategic objectives.  
    • Effectively manages a team to deliver specific projects while demonstrating high performance with regards to Safety, Engineering and Value for Money. 
    • Efficient management of contractors within Contracts and Framework Agreements. Applies effective project controls to ensure delivery of every project on time and on budget.  

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?  

    • You will have project experience in an engineering environment. Knowledge and experience of working in the gas or petrochemical industries would be an advantage.  
    • Previous management or supervisory experience is required together with good influencing, coaching and communication skills allowing you to work with honesty and integrity at all times. 
    • You should be educated to Degree or HND standard in an appropriate engineering discipline. Preferably you will also hold or be working towards Professional Membership of an accredited professional body.  You must have a valid driving licence as this role will involve a certain amount of travel. 
     

    What will I get in return?  

    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. Plenty of potential for further development and progression within SGN.  
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.  

     

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  • Network Control Engineer

     

    Location: Horley
    Salary: Competitive salary               
    Closing date: Tuesday 26 September 2017 
    Reference: 17145R1EXT

    An opportunity has risen within the Gas Control Centre department for a Network Control Engineer 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 a Network Control Engineer do?
    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.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?

    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.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    •  A full training program will be provided which will include an element of travel. A great opportunity to develop to hold a key role within one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK.
    • 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.

     

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  • Gas Operatives (NCO1s) & Team Leaders (NCO2)

     

    Location: South East
    Salary: £23,300 - £28,800 (dependent on skills and location)
    Closing date: Wednesday 4 October
    Reference: 17214EXT 

     

    We are recruiting for Gas Operatives (NC01s) & Team Leaders (NCO2s) at our South East depots reporting to the Operational Team Manager. The suitable applicants must live in the London, Sussex, Surrey, East Kent or West Kent areas. 

     

    What do these roles focus on?
    You will need to be prepared to undertake physically demanding work involving excavating and digging in public and private highways, laying and repairing gas pipes. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely in a variety of outdoor environments as part of a team, use computer field systems and achieve a high standard of safety and technical competence.  Appropriate training will be given.

     

    Do you have what we are looking for?
    You will have a flexible attitude to work and be willing to take on new skills. A current driving licence is required.  Applicants will need to demonstrate good inter-personal skills, including the ability to deal with members of the public.  The nature of the work means that you will be expected to work variable hours and participate in a 24-hour standby rota.

     

    What will I get in return?

    • Opportunity to join one of the largest gas distribution companies in the UK & plenty of potential for further development and progression within SGN.
    • 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.
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture.
    • Competitive starting salary and other benefits, including pension scheme.
    • Excellent benefits scheme including retailer discounts, child care vouchers and salary sacrifice car scheme.

     

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  • First Call Operatives (FCOs), South-east England

     

    Location: South-east England
    Salary: £27,500 - £28,700 (dependent on location)
    Closing date: Wednesday 4 October
    Reference: 17213EXT 

     

    We are recruiting for First Call Operatives (FCOs) based in the South East, reporting to the Team Manager. Applicants must live in the London, Sussex, Surrey, East Kent or West Kent areas.

     

    What does a First Call Operative do? 

    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Locating and securing gas escapes and gas meter work.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence. 

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible approach to work, and a willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • A friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • A willingness to work variable hours and be flexible, you may be placed on a standby rota.
    • A demonstrable ability to work in a physically demanding environment.
    • Ideally you will hold MET1 to 4 and CCN1 accreditation, however if you already possess other gas industry qualifications, upskilling training will be given.

    A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within SGN. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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  • First Call Operatives (FCOs), Elgin or Inverness

     

    Location: Elgin or Inverness area
    Salary: £26,600 (dependent on skills and experience)
    Closing date: Friday 6 October
    Reference: 17222EXT  

     

    We are recruiting for a First Call Operative (FCO) who will be based out of our Elgin or Inverness depot reporting to the Team Manager. The successful applicant must participate in a 24-hour call out rota and live within a reasonable commutable distance of either Elgin or Inverness.

     

    What does a First Call Operative do? 

    • Working in a variety of outdoor environments safely and as part of a team.
    • Locating and securing gas escapes and gas meter work.
    • Using computer field systems and achieving high standards of safety and technical competence. 

     

    Do you have what we are looking for? 

    • A flexible approach to work, and a willingness to take on new skills in order to further your career in the gas industry.
    • A friendly and approachable attitude with excellent customer service skills, as you will be dealing with members of the public.
    • A willingness to work variable hours and be flexible, you may be placed on a standby rota.
    • A demonstrable ability to work in a physically demanding environment.
    • Ideally you will hold MET1 to 4 and CCN1 accreditation, however if you already possess other gas industry qualifications, up-skilling training will be given.
     

    A full and valid driving licence is essential.

     

    What will I get in return? 

    • A competitive starting salary and other benefits, including company pension scheme. 
    • Plenty of potential for further development and progression within the Company. 
    • Employment with a highly regarded, award winning company with a commitment to developing an equal, diverse and inclusive culture. 

     

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