Graduate Opportunities

Primary System Design at Castle Donington or Tipton


Major Projects Grantham, Derby or Hinckley

Western Power Distribution is the force behind the network - keeping the lights on in big cities such as Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff, and taking power to the furthest reaches of our rural landscape, across the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District.

Our electricity distribution network is one of the largest in the UK and serves 7.8 million customers across the Midlands, South Wales and the South West.  The network is looked after by our 6,500-strong team of operational and support staff.

As our industry continues to evolve and innovate, you will be joining us at an exciting time! Are you:

An ambitious and committed graduate with a minimum of a 2nd class honours degree in an electrical or power engineering discipline?
Looking to enjoy a career in an empowering, supportive culture?

If so you will discover that electricity distribution offers all the career-building challenges you are looking for!  You will have gained your degree in the last two years, or be set to graduate in 2019. As well as your degree, you should also have excellent numerical and problem-solving skills, the capacity to develop your technical knowledge and strong, all round communication skills.  

Your 18-month training programme will include spending valuable time within our Projects, Network Strategy and Primary System Design teams, gaining real insight into how our business works. This includes all aspects of network maintenance, repair, design and construction at voltages from 230V to 132kV. You will also benefit from formal courses designed to support your development.

If this appeals to you and you want to develop in a progressive, supportive environment, you will enjoy a competitive starting salary, and a generous benefits package.

For more information and to apply….

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