Get the inside buzz from graduates at UK Power Networks

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
"Will give you all of the training and support you require to develop your skills."
Pros: 
  • There’s a lot of flexibility allowed with hours to promote a good work/life balance.
  • There are lots of opportunities to undertake challenging work in a variety of roles.
  • Graduates are confident of progressing through the early parts of their career paths.
  • Colleagues at all levels are friendly and offer lots of support.
Cons: 
  • Some of the training could be more geared towards specific roles.
  • Workloads can regularly be high but may in fact feel too low when first starting.
  • It can be unclear how to progress at higher levels of the company.
  • It’s sometimes necessary to pursue work.
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.1 / 10
 
Hours
9.3 / 10
 
Salary
9.3 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Read up on UK Power Networks on the website to find out exactly what we do. Know..."

"The culture varies from office to office and between teams. Some offices are quieter..."

"All our offices are close to or attached to electricity substations rather than in..."

"The company operates flexi-time, which is very convenient for everyone."

"The pay is very competitive for the graduate market. The salary goes up each year..."

"Raffles for free tickets to events are occasionally available. There's a good pension..."

"The process starts with an online form and numerical and verbal and reasoning tests..."

"I was asked why I wanted the job and what challenges I thought the company may face..."

"There are many innovation projects around Low Carbon London."

"I have had regular meetings and discussions with the CEO, directors and managers..."

"It's a very diverse organisation."

"Based upon the opinions and accounts of previous graduates, the opportunities are..."

"The company actively promote volunteering - all employees get two days to contribute..."

"I've done project management of new connections to sites and ongoing plant maintenance...."

"Great opportunities for career progression."

"There can be a lack of structure making it dependent on the individual to pursue..."

"There are 6,000 people working here!"

"Interesting work and supportive colleagues."

"It is a respected company within the industry."

"Company has a good philosophy of nurturing its employees' development."

"UKPN runs an apprenticeship scheme and an engineering development scheme. There are..."

"I think some of the training could be more specific to graduates."

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