Meet the team: Tony Wilson

Meet the team: James Gibson
4th January 2019
Northern Switchgear add three new apprentices to the team
21st December 2020

What is your role at Northern Switchgear?

As an engineer, my main duties include reviewing clients’ documentation and ensuring technical compliance. It is a key role in the delivery of projects which meet the requirements of the client in a timely manner and within budget.

 

What is your career background and how did you come to work at NSG?

I joined Northern Switchgear in January 2019, having previously worked for ABBLimited in Sunderland for 22 years. I started there as an apprentice, working my way up to a senior project engineer where I was responsible for project execution and delivery of LV switchboards.

 

Tell us a bit more about what you do in your spare time by describing your perfect
day off…

My perfect day off would involve spending time with my family and enjoying a nice meal out.

 

What is your favourite book?

I enjoy reading any crime/thriller books; I’m currently enjoying working my way through the Jack Reacher series of books by Lee Childs.

 

Where would you most like to travel to and why?

I would most like to travel to Australia and see some of the amazing sights and wildlife.

 

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I always wanted to be an engineer playing with electronic sets as a child and following my dad into the industry.

 

What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Switchgear?

I enjoy being part of a close team and learning about new products It has been a great opportunity to expand my technical knowledge since moving to the company.

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