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Gas networks engineer and engineering analyst

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Job summary

Salary from £37,418 to £45,241
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
10 September 2019 at midnight
IRC71524 E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Gas networks engineer and engineering analyst within the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser based in Atlantic Quay, Glasgow. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range.Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

The successful candidate will join the Energy and Climate Change Analytical Unit. The post will support development of Scottish energy policy, particularly the interaction between key policy initiatives and the future role of the gas networks. The post will lead on a number of activities arising from the Vision for Scotland’s Electricity and Gas Networks published in March 2019.

Qualifications Required
A first or higher degree in an engineering subject; or
An equivalent level qualification combined with substantial engineering experience.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Demonstrable experience of gas network engineering and regulatory environment including detailed understanding of the GB and Scottish gas system.
2. Clear and demonstrable knowledge of the engineering and regulatory challenges associated with decarbonising the gas networks including those around the use of Bio methane, hydrogen blending, 100% hydrogen conversion.
3. Awareness of the Scottish and UK Government policy around the decarbonisation of heat, the role of the gas network within the wider energy system and the ability to understand, digest technical industrial and academic engineering reports and information for use in a policy context.
4. Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate technical engineering issues to non-specialist audiences.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact please contact Simon Gill on 0131 244 1386 or by email simon.gill@gov.scot.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8500 or via recruitment@gov.scot 


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