Get the inside buzz from graduates at UK Power Networks

8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2017)
"Fair and helpful."
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
 

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.

What insiders say about...

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

"The regional team works well together and most are willing to put in extra hours..."

"Most of the offices are fairly accessible with few being particularly remote."

"The company seems to be pretty flexible as long as you get the work done and you..."

"The pay is fair."

"Free tickets occasionally and a discounts site."

"There was an online application and aptitude tests. Then there was a video interview..."

"I had competency questions mostly, with three or four technical questions in there..."

"Good initiatives are thought up by our innovation teams but are not always implemented..."

"We have regular reviews with manager (three times a year). Additionally, senior management..."

"In the operational/field based departments there is little diversity due to legacy..."

"Promotion opportunities are always there. Hard work, gaining more skills, knowledge..."

"One of the company's three visions is to become a "respected corporate citizen" through..."

"The work seems to be simple but the level of detail I can dig into is extremely high...."

"Great training and support as well as amazing opportunities such as being able to..."

"There can be a lot of travelling involved."

"UK Power Networks won the Utility of the Year award in 2012 and we were responsible..."

"A good employer to start with if you want to work in utilities."

"It is a respected company within the industry."

"The training programme was extensive and largely beneficial. It's provided company..."

"As far as I am aware, the application process is open to anyone with the right qualifications...."

"Improve the transition from induction and training to going to work at your home..."

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