Northern Powergrid - Trainee Engineer (Foundation Degree) Programme – 3 years

Closing date: 
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 23:00
Northern Powergrid
United Kingdom

Powering your career - Trainee Engineer (Foundation

Programme  €“ 3 years


Starting salary:  £19,800                              Location: Yorkshire/North

As one of the UK's leading power
distribution companies, we deliver electricity safely and reliably to 3.9 million
homes and businesses. We're looking to the future, so we're embracing new
technology and sustainable resources, developing environmental projects and
reducing our carbon footprint. 
We're investing in our network, in our customers
and in our people. 
That's where you come in. We want
you to grow, to be challenged, and to succeed; so to do that Northern Powergrid
are offering a tailored programme to become a Field Operations Electrical
Engineer which begins with a 2 year Foundation Degree in Electrical Power
Engineering, paid for by us!

As a Trainee Engineer, you €™ll gain a
broad range of invaluable experience and knowledge in a variety of structured
placements and formal courses; you will work outside with our craftsmen and
engineers and you will also get involved with the design aspects of power
engineering. You will also have the opportunity to experience first-hand the
work of our external suppliers and partner organisations, gaining a broader
understanding of how our assets are designed and manufactured.   

Once you have successfully completed
your 3 year training programme you €™ll be appointed to a challenging and
rewarding engineering role within our Field Operations business.

In order to qualify for this scheme
ou will have (or expect to attain before July 2019) a minimum
of three GCSE €™s or equivalent (Grade 4 or above) which must include Mathematics
and English, as well as one of the following:

2 A-Levels /A2: Grades A*-C (1 must be in
either Mathematics, Physics or Engineering)

BTEC National Certificate Level 3 in
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Merit or above)

Diploma in Electrical and Electronic
Engineering (Merit or above)

ONC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
(Merit or above)

Find out about the power you could harness and apply online at

date: 02 April 2019                            Expected
start date: 30 September 2019


Candidates must have the right to work in the UK and be prepared to work
outdoors and unsocial hours.


are considered on the basis of their suitability for the post irrespective of
sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, race, age or
in accordance with the
Equality Act 2010

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