Satisfaction with Work

8.4 / 10

(based on 13 ratings in 2017)

2017

"I have been assigned a responsible role within a great project. I am currently on placement with a team of electrical fitters and I work with them under personal supervision."
Graduate, Crawley
"I've done project management of new connections to sites and ongoing plant maintenance. I also manage seven direct reports."
Graduate, Borehamwood
"The work seems to be simple but the level of detail I can dig into is extremely high. This is especially true when we want to impress our customers."
Entry level, London
"As a design engineer, I feel there is not as much technical work as one might expect. There is a lot of coordination of multidisciplinary design and implementation of old standards. There are always opportunities to develop standards but this is outside of your normal duties as a designer."
Midlevel, London
"I've been given a large amount of responsibility and control over the work I have been assigned. However, there is always support available for when I need it. The work is interesting, diverse and purposeful. I get great exposure to more senior management."
Graduate, London
"I'm very satisfied as my work directly affects the outcomes of projects."
Graduate, Crawley
"I'm currently on placement at network ops, there's a huge variety of work regarding the day-to-day running of the network and a lot of site visits."
Graduate, Crawley

2014

"I am currently on placement rotations and my roles vary. I have been involved with work on the network including operating switchgear and working within substations. Other roles have included reading and analysing spreadsheets and helping to calculate quotes for connection requests."
Graduate,
"Generally graduates are given project based work to complete. These projects are not only focused on you delivering something for the company, but on growing your understanding of electrical distribution networks and internal company processes. The work tends to be pretty varied which also helps aid in your development as an engineer. Having said that, sometimes you may be involved in arduous data mining tasks but that's just part and parcel of being an entry level engineer."
Graduate, London
"As a graduate you do many placements, some are good and some are not so good, but this allows you to find the job you want in the second year of the grad scheme."
Graduate, London
"I have worked in various departments but am usually assisting or given jobs to look at. There is a sense of responsibility in first year but not a huge deal of pressure."
Graduate,
"I am currently in the first year of the graduate scheme doing placements all over the business so my work is quite varied! Next year I will have my 'first supported role' in Network Design Standards. I will be reviewing and updating current standards, data analysis, creating Excel-based tools to accompany standards."
Graduate, Bury St Edmunds
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