Systems Operator - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Date Posted: Thursday 19 May 2022

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Systems Operator

FTC – 6 months


£14.37 per hour

Nine Twenty Recruitment is proud to be partnering with the creator and operator of the largest and most advanced smart grid in the UK, for their role of Systems Operator.


Regular tasks will include: monitoring the status of all units taking part in a variety of demand response services; responding to system alerts, either by resolving problems directly or escalating them to senior staff, our Energy Partners or National Grid; responding to incoming telephone calls from Energy Partners or National Grid; associated datacapture, reporting and communication with other members of the wider business.

Along with enthusiasm and proactivity you will bring commercial acumen, data analysis and IT literacy to the role. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must as are flexibility and a willingness to learn. Energy industry knowledge is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Understanding of computer hardware and IT skills with a high level of Excel and MS office
  • Strong communication skills in the English language both written and verbal
  • Excellent timekeeping and flexible team player
  • Ability to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge such as basic technical understanding of the national electricity system and of IT systems
  • The ability to multitask, be methodical and remain calm under pressure

Beneficial skills or experience:

  • Programming or system testing skills
  • Understanding of engineering or a mathematical science
  • Shift working and night working
  • Energy industry knowledge