High Voltage Electrical Fitter Apprentice MORRISON ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED

Morrison Energy Services is recruiting for High Voltage Electrical Fitter Apprentices for our National Grid contract in South Wales and the South-West of England. Duties include constructing, maintaining and repairing the UK's electrical power network, providing a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the country.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    6 month pay review, dependent on performance

  • Working week

    Standard week Monday 7.30am until 5.00pm. Some overtime may be required depending on operational need

    Total hours per week: 45

    (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

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Undertaking the following tasks:

  • 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?

  • Quals & Accreditations:
    • Power Network Craftsperson Apprenticeship
    • EU Skills Apprenticeship Development Scheme accreditation
    • Plus, mandatory qualifications and accreditations associated with the industry 
  • Where & When:
    • 3 Year programme - Block release training with our provider in Manchester
    • Quarterly development sessions delivered face to face and virtually

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Become a fully competent fitter within 5 years
  • Ability to progress onto HNC qualification after 12 months of completing the apprenticeship (dependent on competency level and experience)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, driving license, 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

• An interest in electronics, electricity or engineering Applicants must be at least 18 due to H&S • Possess a high degree of manual dexterity - use of hand tools • Willingness to work outdoors in all weathers • Applicants must be willing to travel nationwide and stay away, as required

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




Unit 14A

Norman Way, Severn Bridge Industrial Estate, Portskewett


NP26 5PT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Power network craftsperson

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Telephone/Video interview Ability to attend an assessment centre on Tuesday 18th July

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jun 2023