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SSE Smart Meter Engineer Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2020

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2.4
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SSE CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies
Alistair Phillips-Davies
3 Ratings
  1. "Good job just bad management"

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    Current Employee - Smart Meter Engineer in Blaydon, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Wage Work/ life balance

    Cons

    Bad higher management Bad technology

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    SSE2019-09-02
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Sinking boat better run"

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    Current Employee - Smart Meter Engineer in Perth, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good bunch of lads ie engineers will try and help each other out

    Cons

    Rubbish wage in comparison of other companys 26k a year not inc eve and weekend annualized hrs

    SSE2020-02-24
  3. Helpful (2)

    "A sinking ship"

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    Current Employee - Smart Meter Engineer in Nottingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No pressure to work quickly. Decent equipment.

    Cons

    Higher level management completely out of touch with the field workforce and generally can't be trusted to do the right thing. Work scheduling is ridiculous at times, sending engineers across paths to each others local areas. You have to give 6 weeks notice if you want holidays!

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    SSE2019-06-13
  4. "An OK Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Smart Meter Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SSE full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is handsome and quality of work is prefered to quantity

    Cons

    So many unnecessary things put in place just to complete a simple job

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    SSE2019-05-16
  5. Helpful (3)

    "The company has become completely incompetent"

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    Former Employee - Smart Meter Engineer in Treforest, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SSE full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent salary Unionised workplace Share saving system

    Cons

    Overbearing managers Targets take priority over treating customers fairly and being honest Blame culture Highly punitive with any mistakes No punishment for bullying racist managers

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    SSE2019-05-06

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