AF Switchgear Ltd are frequently looking for:

  • Application Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Fabrications Welders
  • Skilled and Semi Skilled Electrical Panel Builders

Applicants should supply a full CV and fill out the attached application form.

All applicants will be replied to within 14 days regarding our current recruitment programme.

Written applications together with your CV and completed Application Form, should be sent to:

Mrs S Armiger - Central Services Manager A F Switchgear Limited Nunn Brook Road Sutton-in-Ashfield Nottinghamshire NG17 2HU

Skilled and Semi Skilled Electrical Panel Builder

Continued research and development – and being regularly specified by consulting engineers to participate in major electrical projects for the UK, European and worldwide markets – has earned us a commanding position in the market.

The Company operates from 4 modern facilities in Sutton-In-Ashfield which cover: Sales, Design, Administration, Manufacturing, Fabrication and Paint and is positioned in a uniquely favourable East Midlands location giving excellent logistical benefit.

AF Switchgear Ltd are currently looking for experienced Electrical Panel Builders and Site based operatives who have previously completed a recognised apprenticeship in an Electrical discipline.

Main duties are to carry out the build and assembly of LV switchgear and control systems. Working under instruction, tasks may include but not limited to the assembly of premanufactured copper work, wiring, testing, installation, commissioning & maintenance of our product.

Works Fabricator

Due to continued expansion AF Switchgear Ltd are seeking to recruit works fabricator to our team.

Experience in this field is preferred however training can be provided. Responsible to the Fabrication Supervisor and the Lead Fabricator for fabrication assembly, including welding and sanding ensuring a quality product to the standard manufacture tolerances.

A rewarding career with a competitive salary based upon ability and experience is available to persons demonstrating necessary qualities.

Apprenticeships and Training

AF Switchgear is able to offer a modern technical apprenticeship leading to an NVQ level 3 qualification. The course is based over four years on a day-release system ensuring a balanced academic and on-the-job training.

The importance of apprentices, is to ensure the future viability of the company, is wholly recognised. Accounting for around 15% of the works staff, once qualified apprentices develop into other strategic roles within the company. Sales and engineering have benefited from this ongoing development, with these individuals accounting for 25% of staff in these areas.

The apprenticeship scheme has shown that it not only benefits the company, with staff retention levels as high as 95% over the past 15 years, but has also demonstrates that through the right company support and hard work these individuals can realise their full potential and fulfil their personal development.

Apprenticeships start in September of the academic year.

For further information register on the Government Apprentice website on the link below and search for AF Switchgear:


Apprentices undertaking training on distribution panel.