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In SSE Thermal, we operate an industry-leading fleet of thermal generation, energy-from-waste, and energy storage assets, with over 600 direct employees across the UK and Ireland.

You can find all our current vacancies, as well as information on our graduate and apprentice programmes, and our employee benefits, over on the SSE Group website at

One of our core strategic aims is to embrace an innovative and inclusive culture to build talented and high-performing teams.

Ensuring we have an inclusive and diverse business isn’t only the right and fair thing to do, it also ensures that we’re getting a range of different views and opinions and unlocking potential for new ideas and innovation.

We know that better Diversity brings broader Debate which leads to better Decision-making and ultimately better business Delivery.

As the world looks to take action on climate change, SSE Thermal needs to establish itself as an industry leader, and to do so, we need the right people in the right roles with the right skills.

"With an inclusive and collaborative approach, we have a relentless focus on high performance and getting the job done together as a team. We pride ourselves on our integrity, our grit and we relish the role we play in the “tricky” business of bringing together the need for flexible power with the drive for net zero across the UK and Ireland."

Catherine Raw Managing Director, SSE Thermal

Jacinta O’Brien

Planner/Scheduler, Great Island Power Station

"In SSE Thermal, we care about each other and the wider community and we are committed to keeping everyone safe. That is why every day, and especially in times of crisis, our employees go above and beyond the call of duty in order to keep generating electricity."

Zak Vierucci

C&I Technician, Aldbrough Gas Storage

"It gives me pride in my work knowing that it is contributing to sustaining company values I believe in. My managers and colleagues give me the flexibility and support I need to achieve my goals. My work continuously allows me to push myself and set new goals for the future.”

Emily Hughes

Graduate Engineer

"The breadth of knowledge and years of experience in SSE Thermal makes it a great place to learn and develop as a young engineer. There is a strong sense of teamwork throughout the business, and everyone you work alongside makes time to help and takes a real interest in your development.”

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