Western Power Distribution

“The money’s good but it’s not my main motivation. My main motivations are the people and being trusted to solve problems.”

The power to go further, faster.

Western Power Distribution is a 6,500-strong team of operational and support staff constructing, maintaining, repairing and upgrading the electricity distribution network that serves 7.8 million customers across the Midlands, South Wales and the South West.

We keep the lights on in cities such as Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff, and we take power to the furthest reaches of our rural landscape, across the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District. 

As owners and operators of one of the largest electricity distribution networks in the UK, we take great care in looking after every element, from underground cables to overhead lines and substations operating at voltages from 230 volts to 132,000 volts.

Every day, our capable teams face enormous challenges to bring power to life. And they are supported in doing so with great training, a culture where everyone is valued, real career potential and a salary and benefits package designed to reward hard work and inspire commitment.

Recruiting the best and the brightest is essential to ensuring we maintain and build on our reputation for excellent customer service and network performance.  As a result we continue to value and invest in our trainees and graduates as the future of our business.

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