A Career as a Fitter
What would I do as a Fitter?
The fitter apprenticeships available here at ScottishPower are incredibly diverse, with the following roles all available:
- Mechanical Fitter Mechanical Fitters work on a plant within the power station, carrying out both breakdown and preventative maintenance. The work is varied and involves maintaining a diverse range of equipment, including pumps, fans, valves, turbines and boiler equipment.
- Control and Instrument (C&I) Fitter Your role would involve working on the control equipment within a power station, carrying out both breakdown and preventative maintenance on all types of instruments and control loops. The work is very varied and can include working on gauges, transmitters, PLCs, programming, control circuits and panels to ensure the safe operation of the power station main plant.
- Electrical Fitter This varied role involves installing, repairing and maintaining the transformers in substations and the machinery that controls, protects and monitors electricity flow. Working as part of a small team across a range of locations, you’ll ensure that our electricity network meets our high standards by producing quality work, sometimes at heights or in confined spaces.
What are the most enjoyable aspects of the role?
Working as part of a small team, you’ll enjoy a variety of challenges and the opportunity to work in different locations. You’ll also feel a real sense of achievement as you gain new knowledge and learn new skills every day, working alongside a qualified Fitter.
What skills would I need?
You must be self-motivated and well organised with a practical approach and the ability to work as part of a team. You should also be a good problem solver and confident decision maker.
To be a successful fitter apprentice here at ScottishPower, you must be self-motivated and well organised with a practical approach and the ability to work as part of a team. You should also be a good problem solver and confident decision maker.
Apply for your place on the ScottishPower Apprenticeship Programme today by clicking this link.