SAP Engineer

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Job Reference: TLI/TP/2348/506
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 50 Hours - Mon - Fri
Closing Date: 23/10/2020
Job Category: Engineering
Region / Division: UK Operations SSE
Business Unit: United Kingdom
Location: Basingstoke

Package Description

Salary commensurate with experience

Emphasis on career development

Sick Pay Scheme after completion of probation

Employee Assistance Programme

Death in Service

Job Introduction

The SAP Engineer is employed to perform all tasks allocated by the Project Manager in the overall function of planning, design, organise, build and maintenance of LV networks. It is necessary to control the planning & financials, through all stages including design, fault diagnosis and commissioning. Safety at TLI is sacrosanct and this individual will be responsible for Safety, Auditing and Client interactions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Outage management, planning and commissioning of HV networks
  • Implementation of the TLI Safety Charter and Life Saving Rules
  • Zero Harm Target – Home Safe Every Day
  • Ensuring the quality of the works meet the Clients Requirements
  • Implementing the Stop Register when works are deemed to be unsafe
  • Identification of Good Catches and Near Misses – reporting in same

HSQE Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Project Manager for ensuring operational safety in accordance with company policy and safety vision of Everyone Home Safe Every Day
  • Ensure the risks and control measures associated with the company’s activities are identified and implemented to control them to as low as reasonably possible.
  • Ensure accidents and incidents are reported in a timely manner

Operational Responsibilities

  • Experienced Senior Authorised Person on HV networks up to 33KV
  • Extensive operational experience on a diverse range of HV networks
  • HV Network inspection, production of switching schedules and issuing of safety documents (PTW and SFT)
  • Competent and compliant with all Suspension of Operational Practice, Dangerous Incident Notifications and National Defect Reports
  • Several years’ experience of site project and contract management.
  • Climb poles, towers in a safe and professional manor, utilising MEWP when required.
  • Carry out maintenance, repair and refurbishment or LV lines as directed and capable to do so.
  • Utilise all equipment necessary for working on Overhead lines network as detailed in the SOP’s and training manual.
  • Responsible for Self and Colleagues compliance to HSQE, carry out pole top rescue as required.
  • Undertake reasonable takes asked by Project Manager.
  • Be responsible for self-development and PDP.

The Ideal Candidate



  • SSE Senior Authorised Person authorisation at 11kV and / or 33kV (overhead and underground)
  • Degree or Equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • IOSH
  • Manual Handling
  • City in Guilds Linesman qualification or equivalent
  • Hold full driving licence


  • Experience in the managing projects and maintenance of distribution systems up to 33kV
  • Supervisor and leadership experience at distribution network voltages (LV, 11kV and 33kV)
  • Extensive knowledge of SSE Operational Safety Rules and working practives
  • Overhead line construction knowledge to SSE specification


  • Leadership
  • Commercially astute
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating & demanding workload


  • Committed to TLI Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity
  • Positive and flexible approach
  • Open to innovation and collaboration
  • Right first-time approach
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.


About The Company

TLI Group is a premier utility contractor specialising in design and construction of telecommunications and electrical infrastructure.

TLI Group are delighted to announce that we have been awarded onto the SSE Distribution Overhead lines Framework 2020 – 2028.

The programme of delivery will include the construction, refurbishment and renewal of the existing overhead line assets on SSE’s distribution network throughout the entire southern region.

TLI Group also design and build overhead power lines, substations and telecoms networks as the company's core expertise. TLI Group has operated extensively with our customers, in the upgrading, refurbishment and renewal of infrastructure networks across Ireland and the UK. TLI Group plays a leading role in promoting the development of national utility infrastructure and thus providing safe, reliable and sustainable networks for future generations.