Iberdrola USA Mechanical Engineer in United States


At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we’re always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals.

At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company.

We’re able to continue our recruitment drive because the demand for energy keeps growing. As well as this, our investment in our network and continual search for innovative ways to generate and distribute energy means we can offer a wide range of exciting careers in a stable industry.


Our Generation business ensures we have enough power to continue delivering the energy needed. We deliver competitive energy from across our generation portfolio of coal, hydro, gas and biomass generation, while minimising the environmental impact.

Generation is organised around its physical assets. These include gas and, as a company with an acute sense of the bigger picture, other forward thinking ways of providing power such as hydro-electric power stations, CCGT power stations and our Daldowie sludge processing plant near Glasgow, which manufactures fuel pellets from sewage sludge.

The role of Mechanical Engineer sits within the Mechanical Engineering Team at Cruachan Power Station, reporting to the Engineering Manager.


About the Role

As Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for the inspection and maintenance of all mechanical plant and associated systems to ensure that plant meets all statutory and legislative requirements and remains efficient andreliable to maximise opportunities for commercial running. This is a varied role and in addition to routine inspection and maintenance, you will have the opportunity to support the Engineering Manager in delivering capital projects and major overhauls, including the possibility of being involved in the Cruachan Hydro Power Station expansion project, which will double the current generating capacity. You will also support the business strategic drivers by

delivering Goals and KPI’s for all relevant budgetary, plant performance, operational compliance and people management targets.


About You

With a minimum of an HNC in a mechanical engineering or related discipline, you will bring industrial experience to the role in plant operations, maintenance or project management, preferably gained in a multi-disciplinary team environment. You will also hold a current UK driving license in order to drive company vehicles for work purposes.

You will have a flexible approach to work over a wide range of work areas and equipment, as well as a willingness to provide weekend shift cover, standby cover and bank holiday working and to respond to call outs outside normalworking hours for operational, maintenance or other business requirements where required. You will also be comfortable working in all weather conditions for long periods, working at heights, in confined spaces, climbing and descending vertical access ladders, lone working, manual handling and working near water courses. Ideally, candidates will live or be prepared to relocate near to Cruachan Power Station, in order to provide flexible work cover.

In return, this is an excellent opportunity for engineering technicians or candidates carrying out an engineering project management role to further their mechanical engineering career. We will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package and a diverse, interesting and rewarding career. Career progression is encouraged and working under our parent company IBERDROLA S.A. offers the opportunity to diversify into a variety of different roles in a multi-national organisation.

Role Benefits include:

  • Salary From: £ 34,454 per annum

  • Pension plan

  • Share incentive plan

  • Enhanced maternity and adoption leave provisions

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Enhanced annual leave

  • Caring and development breaks

  • Training and development

  • Competencies: Achieving Results And Continuous Improvement (Level 2); Initiative (Level 2); Innovation And Creativity (Level 2); Communicating And Influencing (Level 2); Teamwork (Level 3).

“happy to talk flexible working”

Next Steps

If you are interested being considered for this opportunity, please apply online via the ‘apply now’ button, attaching your CV. You can also find out more about Cruachan hydro-electric Power Station and the Generation business, byvisiting:


Location: Cruachan Power Station, Lochawe, Dalmally, Argyll

REFERENCE: 5098706801

Publication date: 10.08.2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Employment Status: Full Time

Selection Method: Competency Based Interview

CLOSING DATE: Monday 3rd of September 2018