Craftsperson (Fitter)

  • Job Reference: 00043990-1
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Llandudno Junction, Clwyd
  • Salary: £27,880 to £34,850
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Craftsperson (Fitter)
Location: Llandudno
Salary: up to £34,850 per year plus attractive benefits package
Full Time / Permanent
Closing Date: 25th June 2024

Help us create a better future, quicker 


We are currently looking to recruit a Fitter to construct, maintain and repair the electrical distribution network. This is an important role within the district, where you'll provide key skills and knowledge to ready the network for an electric future and to help meet the challenge of Net Zero across more than 100,000km of network and 30,000 substations, benefiting more than 3.5m homes and businesses across Scotland, England, and Wales.

All training, Tools and PPE will be provided when working towards Company Authorisation and once Authorised, the role will include a paid Standby rota, typically on a 1:5 rotation but this may vary.

What you'll be doing

Day to day you'll ensure that all site works are carried out safely, in accordance with company policy and safety rules and in an efficient manner. This may include acting as the nominated person in charge of safety for the duration of works attended.

The work of a Fitter typically consists of maintenance and repair of circuit breakers, batteries and transformers within a substation or workshop environment. Considerable amount of work takes place draining and replenishing oils, some with residual carbon deposits. The bulk of the oil is removed via a pump, it is only the final layer that requires direct contact with the oil.

Operatives are required to follow assigned procedures. Work or work tasks, can involve working at height, which may involve working on a structure or standing on a ladder with permanent attachment fall arrest attached, and although consideration should be given to collective measures e.g. guard rails over personal protection measures e.g. safety harnesses / fall arrest, employees have the authority and responsibility to implement the appropriate method taking into account, the activity to be undertaken, the limitations of the work equipment being considered, the environment, the ground (terrain) and weather conditions at the time of work.

You will be able to plan and carry out work in a safe manner, always adhering to health and safety procedures with and ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team with a confident and enthusiastic attitude.

We will expect a proven attention to detail and able to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills whilst delivering outstanding customer service and essential services 24/7/365 that make a difference to local people and communities.

What you'll bring 


We will look to you to have demonstratable experience and understanding of the network, Experience working within a utilities business is preferable but not essential.   

You should also have sound knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation and excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers, as an on-site representative of the company.

Qualifications

  • City and guilds or NVQ equivalent, and / or equivalent experience (minimum)

Minimum Requirements

  • Employed currently or historically as an electrical Fitter at one or more of LV, HV, EHV (minimum)

  • Driving licence (minimum)


 What's in it for you  


As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.   


At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that -  so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include: 

  • 36 days annual leave 

  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave 

  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme 

  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding  

  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes 

  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change 

  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving 

  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 

  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments 

  • Life Assurance (4x salary) 

  • Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support 

  • Plus, shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more. 

Why SP Energy Networks 


SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the Northwest of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network - connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It's a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland's ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we're taking it very seriously.

We're investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation. 


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in. 
 

We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to careers@scottishpower.com.