Morrison Energy Services Limited

Power Sub-Station Fitter Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Morrison Energy Services Limited (Employer)

Utility & Construction Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,720.00
45.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 07:30hrs - 16:30hrs
36 months (duration)
19 September 2022(start date)
Power network craftsperson (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
18 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

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. 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.


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 delivering both M&E and EPC projects on behalf of National Grid. We are delivering substation build and refurbishment works across England & Wales including design, project management, cable installation, building construction, switchgear installation, 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 132kV to 400kV transmission 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?

Apprenticeship Standard

The Apprentice programme is 3 years in duration (indicative timescale), typically blocks of 2 – 3 weeks at our training provider 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 encourage to become EngTech level members of Institute of Engineering and Technology within 12 months of commencing the programme

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career Development

Our apprentices start the training program on £8.00 per hour.

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.

Reality Check

• Due to company health & safety policy you must be 18+ years old • Full driving license and own transport required due to travel across the UK for training and access to sites

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

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