Quality and Safety Inspector - Team Manager
What is the role?
Working as a key part of our Utility Arb department, you will lead a team of arb specific safety inspectors operating within the South-Central region. Your main responsibility is to monitor and coach contractor operations to maintain high levels of safety and productivity across a variety of challenging situations.
At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), we invest millions every year to make sure our network is in the best condition possible our over-arching aim is to ensure the safety of the public and minimise power cuts. In the Utility Arb department, we manage a predominantly contractor-based resource to maintain vegetation around the overhead network and reduce supply interruptions. We work closely with other business units and stakeholders to ultimately keep the lights on for our customers.
Your Skills and Experience
- Utility Arboriculture or Arboriculture operational knowledge or experience
- Experience of managing teams and co-ordinating the work of others
- Strong track record in managing safety performance and improving safety culture
- The ability to prioritise workload and balance demands from your customers
- Proven track record of delivering strong performance and meeting delivery timescales
- Well organised with excellent planning skills
- Valid UK drivers’ licence and ability to travel is essential
At SSEN we work in a fast paced and everchanging environment. Our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.
Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.
We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. The everchanging nature of our business means that there are plenty of development opportunities for the right people. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, please visit www.sse.com/careers and enter job vacancy number 521849.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.