High Voltage Electrical Fitter Apprentice MORRISON ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED

Morrison Energy Services is recruiting Electrical Fitter apprentices for our UK Power Networks contract in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Buckinghamshire & North London. Your role will cover the provision, replacement, repair and maintenance of utility network infrastructure.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,230.00

    Whilst on the apprenticeship programme, apprentices will receive regular salary reviews.

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 45

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

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246691

  • Positions

    9 available

What you will do in your working day

This is an exciting opportunity to become an apprentice in Morrison Energy Services with opportunities to progress within a highly respected Net Zero focused company. 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 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

The training you will be getting

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 college, hotel accommodation and all meals will be fully paid for.

 

What to expect at the end of your 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

Qualifications

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

Employer

MORRISON ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Abel Smith House

Gunnels Wood Road

Stevenage

SG1 2ST

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Training

Training provider

UTILITY & CONSTRUCTION TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Power network craftsperson

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

We will be conducting an assessment centre which will take place on 18th July and 19th July 2024. Please only apply if you are able to attend

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jul 2024