lightning conductor fitter (fitter of lightning conductors)

lightning conductor fitter (fitter of lightning conductors)

Who are they and what do they do? The fitter's work is to install lightning-protection systems.

What are the activities of the job? Installation and repair of lightning-protection systems and their accessories, burying earth electrodes, fitting structures to stop lightning, anchoring, earthing, and fixing them to bolts, installation of measuring terminals and the measuring of earthing resistance values, testing and inspection of lightning-protection systems.

Where is it done and under what conditions? Roofs of all building types as well as on the ground. Work at a height and overhead must be expected and some work objects may be difficult to get at, and there will be changing weather conditions.

What tools/equipment do they use? Typical are: various fixtures and instruments, various meters, basic hand tools, as well as the fitter's own hands and legs.

What do you need to succeed? You need to have passed the training course (with the relevant examination at the end - otherwise no school education matters). You will also need to be physical fit, have fast reactions, be generally good with your hands and have self-discipline.

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