Distribution Planning Technician
Distribution Planning Manager (EPN South)
Distribution Capital Delivery, Network Operations
The role will be in accordance with Band F of the PMSNF, which currently attracts a salary between £37,109 and £42,777
Annual leave 25 days
Personal Pension Plan Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
Tax efficient benefits : cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers
Occupational Health support
Switched On scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
Supplier discounts, such as O2, EE, Vauxhall cars, Universal tyres
Discounted access to sports and social clubs
Employee Assistance Programme.
Applications are invited for the vacancy of Distribution Planning Technician within the Distribution Planning Team.
The Distribution Planning Team is part of the Network Operations Directorate under Distribution Capital Delivery. The team’s role is to manage the Low Voltage and High Voltage Distribution networks in UK Power Networks regulated EPN area up to and including 11kV.
Jo b Purpose :
The Planning Technician’s role is to assist the Planning Engineers to carry out network assessments and develop effective solutions to identify and resolve network issues.
This is a development role and it is intended that suitable Planning Technicians will progress to the role of Planning Engineer after obtaining suitable experience, training and qualifications.
The role requires access to substations to carry out surveys and the possible installations of monitoring equipment.
Principal Accountabilities :
This will include network analysis, reinforcement design, NETMAP drawings, use of SAP, etc. All proposals to adhere to all relevant safety requirements, Design Policies and Standards and Codes of Practice.
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience :
Health & Safety Responsibilities :
Managers and supervisors carry both legal and company responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of their employees, those under their control and those who might be affected by the work undertaken, i.
e. public, visitors and employees of other organisations. This includes briefing individuals working for them and ensuring there is the necessary understanding, competence and application of requirements to work safely and without harming the environment.
Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels.
Similarly where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and ensuring the necessary controls are applied.
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