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Fitter Scotland

Fitter Scotland

Posted 4 April by Schneider Electric Ended

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management.  We hire individuals driven by a desire to impact the world.  With a mission to make the most of our clients' energy, we can help solve the global energy dilemma by helping companies and individuals make more efficient use of the energy they already use.  We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency, making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green.

Join Schneider Electric and power your career! Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people around the world. Every day, we empower employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.

Care, Connect, Challenge, Commit.

Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what it’s like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues; we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.

Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our team as an experienced Fitter. 


To be part of a team installing and constructing electrical power distribution and transmission systems from 400V to 132kV in a manner that delivers safe, high workmanship quality and fit for purpose networks for the customer and which promotes the company in a positive light at all times.

Key responsibilities:

1). The installation of ground mounted and structure mounted power system components including cable systems, switchgear, transformers, busbars, relay panels and associated equipment in substations operating at up to 132KV                    

2). Progress to "Authorised Person" status under the Customer's Safety Rules, allowing the individual to a) have independent access to substations containing live exposed conductors, b) to recieve a permit to work and c) to supervise a working party                      

3). Perform in a professional manner to help build customer confidence and thereby contributing to the promotion of Projects Business growth

4). Provide support in terms of commitment, effort and dedication as required to fellow team members and customers           

5). To work within all set procedures and to ensure Health and Safety is the most important element in this regard

6). Complete all tasks and task types allocated, increasing skill range and knowledge in the process.  This can include excavation work, cable pulling, mechanical fitting, electrical fitting, and small wiring - including relay panel and telecontrol works

7). When leading a team - undertake the preparation of materials/equipment/labour resources for upcoming works                             

8). Undertake the site supervisor role in accordance with the CDM regulations as required - this may include the control of Customer appointed contractors and/or company appointed sub contract labour when required

9). Keep safe and maintain all company property issued, ensure it is routinely PAT or calibration tested and bring to the company’s attention any items that are not of a serviceable nature in a timely manner.  

We promote diversity and inclusion because we recognise they are a source of strength and competitive advantage. Creativity and innovation spring from a mixture of backgrounds and viewpoints. At Schneider Electric, we believe that helping you as an individual to realise your full potential will help the company overall to achieve outstanding results.

Please apply on line.



-Suitable mechanical or electrical qualification - City & Guilds, 17th Edition and/or relevant experience.



1). Significant practical or craft skills experience using hand tools.                      

2). Basic operational knowledge of electrical or mechanical systems.                    

3). Good communication skills (verbal and written)                                

4). Well developed interpersonal skills   


1). Site safety passport and/or experience of working on CDM sites.                    

2). PC literate                                                             

3). Apprentice training within a similar environment.

Reference: 34464798

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