Electrical Fitter

  • Competitive
  • Scotland Scotland Bridge of Dun
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Offshore Wind

Job Title: Electrical Fitter

Location: Sheffield

4 Week Rotations Full Time

Accommodation Provided Where Necessary

Purpose of Role:

Our client will be supporting an OWF located in France, by delivering a subsea drill system designed to create large diameter holes up to 9.5m in diameter in the seabed and install casing structures for the installation of tubular monopile foundations.

The drill system will be of a new design and build. Successful candidates will assist in the safe assembly, operation and maintenance of the drill system and be part of the team responsible for delivering the completed system to the project.

Principle Responsibilities:

Assembly and commissioning of electrical systems

Fault finding and troubleshooting electrical system faults

Actively maintaining and repairing electrical systems

Working part of a skilled offshore team with a key focus on minimising equipment downtime

Actively contributing to equipment modifications and improvements

Completing detailed and concise daily/weekly report

Job Context and Scope: 

Extensive experience working with Electro/Hydraulic systems 

Served a recognized electrical apprenticeship

Demonstrable experience working offshore and in challenging marine environments

Minimum NVQ level 3 electrical engineering

City & guilds level 3 electrotechnical studies

C&G 18th edition qualified

Good knowledge of 3 phase systems

In depth knowledge of electrical motors and generators

Familiar with and confident working with PLC control systems

Good understanding of H&S practices and equipment legislation

Maintain a safe and effective working environment, ensuring all safe systems of work are effectively communicated and recorded to the relevant site operatives. Ensure compliance with these safe systems of work.

Work in accordance with the company management system.

Working 4-week rotations on a 7 day a week/ 12 hour a day shift pattern.

ESSENTIAL experience:

  • Experienced in solving problems in challenging circumstances.
  • Experience of working to a pre-defined works program in challenging circumstances.
  • English speaking.


  • Use of hydraulic torque applicators
  • Heavy lifting operational/supervisory experience.
  • Mechanical/hydraulic fitting experience.


  • Minimum NVQ level 3 electrical engineering
  • City & guilds level 3 electrotechnical studies
  • C&G 18th edition qualified WAH
  • GWO


  • Counterbalance fork truck license
  • Rope access qualification
  • MEWP/Cherry picker license.
  • First aid at work

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