Power Sub-Station Fitter Apprentice MORRISON ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED

Morrison Energy Services is recruiting Electrical Fitter apprentices for our UK Power Networks contract in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, High Wycombe & Essex. Your role will cover the provision, replacement, repair and maintenance of utility network infrastructure. This is an exciting opportunity to become an apprentice with opportunities to progress within a highly respected Net Zero focused company.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Reviewed 6 monthly assuming targets are achieved.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 07:30hrs - 16:30hrs

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    9 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our business is centred upon the provision, replacement, repair and maintenance of utility network infrastructure. With Green Skills being a key part of the future of our business, you will become an integral part of this change. 

Morrison Energy Services is proud to be a key partner in the UKPN Alliance, delivering substation build and refurbishment works across the East of England including design, project management, cable installation, building construction, jointing, switchgear, bunding, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition.

The Apprenticeship Programme, endorsed by Energy & Utility Skills and Accredited by the city & guilds, provides the opportunity for individuals to become fully trained and qualified “craft” persons on the 11kV to 132kV distribution network.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Electrical fitting activities on High Voltage switch gear, transformers and associated equipment
  • Installation of Control and protection equipment
  • Installation of Earthing Systems
  • Installation of outdoor equipment such as Bus Bar, Disconnectors and Switchgear
  • Maintenance of High Voltage equipment
  • Fault Finding on Low and High Voltage equipment
  • Receiving High Voltage documents

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Power Network Craftsperson Apprenticeship Standard.

The Apprentice programme is 3 years in duration, typically delivered in rotations of 2 week blocks at our training providers facilities in Manchester, followed by a period in the field, putting learning into practice.

Award Winning Apprenticeship Development Programme.

As an Apprentice within Morrison Energy Services, along with your technical programme, you will undertake our Award Winning EU Skills endorsed Apprenticeship Development Scheme (ADS) programme.

The ADS programme is a blend of online and face-to-face sessions, involving soft skills development and mental health/pastoral care support.  Some elements of the scheme are residential, which will take place in England.

Whilst on the programme, your travel to and from the providers’ locations, hotel accommodation and all meals will be fully paid for.

Professional Membership

All of our Power Apprentices are encouraged to become EngTech level members of the Institute of Engineering and Technology within 12 months of commencing the programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career Development

We are also very keen that our apprentices progress within the business, and we have a full training and competence program in place to facilitate this. There are a number of pathways to choose from upon completion, which will be discussed as part of quarterly progress reviews.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, An interest in electronics, Wiliness to work outdoors, Work in confined spaces


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5) Essential

Things to consider

• Due to company health & safety policy you must be 18+ years old • Full driving license and own transport is required to travel to various sites and training across the UK • Applicants must live within the area they are applying for

About the employer

Working with national energy networks and publicly owned organisations to repair,renew,refurbish and maintain gas, electricity and green energy infrastructure, with a key focus on decarbonisation to support the transition to Net Zero. We believe delivering a high performing, sustainable workforce is integral to successfully support our clients. We embrace change and promote diversity to effectively support long-term career aspirations and exceptional delivery within safe, supportive environments




Abel Smith House

Gunnels Wood Road




Resourcing Team (Stevenage)

01438 743744

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Power network craftsperson

Level 3 (A level)

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