Get superpowered and start your career in the electricity transmission industry.
£36,645 to £40,755 pa including allowances + benefits package + Company Vehicle with fuel from home to work.
It’s a great opportunity for a Maintenance Fitter working in the Wearside Team. Due to the nature of our work we’re looking for you to live somewhere within 30 minutes of Murton SR7.
We can provide job security; substations are a crucial element of electricity supply in this country. Job satisfaction, working in the Electricity Supply Industry is a very rewarding and fulfilling career, we’ll also challenge you with a diverse workload covering a wide range of asset types, age, technical complexity, and skillsets utilised. Safety Culture, HV Transmission Substations are inherently hazardous environments, National Grid has extremely high safety standards that team members generally find comfortable working to.
You’ll generally be working in a team of 2 to 10 people and be involved with maintenance, refurbishment or replacement work on electricity substations. This could be from single asset replacements such as circuit breakers and transformers to maintaining/repairing aging high speed on load tap changers or complex 400kV circuit breakers. We also work on all kinds of ancillary equipment, DC battery systems, air compressors, diesel generators etc.
What are the requirements?
A minimum Level 2/3 Apprenticeship in electrical or mechanical engineering or an NVQ/Level 3 Electrical qualification with the relevant experience is required. A Full UK Driving Licence. You can use a computer. Substation experienced – Desirable. IOSH – Desirable.
Some of the key skill areas we look for are Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Safety Procedures, Working at Height, Lifting Operations, Panel Wiring, and Fault Finding. It is not necessary that a successful candidate requires all of the above skillsets, but a wide breadth of knowledge would be beneficial. Prior knowledge/experience within the electricity supply industry would be beneficial but not a requirement. On job and Formal training will be available for development purposes