Mechanical Craftsperson at SSE


Lerwick Power Station

Job Type



£26,120 - £34,500 depending on skills and experience + standby payment


Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours

What is the Role?

As Mechanical Craftsperson, you will maintain Diesel engines and auxiliary plant, tanks, pipework and equipment under the direction and supervision of the Maintenance Manager ensuring safe and efficient operation of plant and equipment in accordance with company safety standards, relevant company procedures and local arrangements to deliver a continuous supply to the Shetland Electricity Grid.

What do I need?

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of Diesel generating sets and auxiliary plant and a good understanding of the site environmental limits. To be able to work as part of a Team or on your own. An ability to carry out fault finding and to be able to recognise plant and system issues is key. You’ll have an understanding of SSE’s company Safety and Environmental targets and an ability to work within the safety rules.

Please be aware if you are successful, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and an extensive benefits package.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online via our careers page at:

You can find this vacancy by entering the job title or the vacancy number 524891 in the search function.

We’ll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.