The energy and utilities sectors are fundamental to the UK economy. To ensure they run smoothly, strong support functions are critical.
If you’re looking to change career or returning to work after a career break, read our inspiring stories about some of the professionals in the sector. There are a huge number of roles available in a sector that helps provide essential services to 65 million people in the UK.
"My BSc (Hons) Chemical & Pharmaceutical Science included a year long industrial placement in a research laboratory During my final year undergraduate project, I investigated the chemical differences between bottled and tap waters and this sparked an interest in the water industry."
"The engineering and construction space tends to be a male dominated environment, something which I know companies like Amey are working hard to change. Since joining Amey, I have never felt for a second that I was treated differently for any reason".
"I am visually impaired and did some thorough research on technologies that could support my role as a member of the call centre team. Morrison Utility Services has taken every opportunity to ensure that I have everything I need to succeed in my role".
"E.On had belief in me during the interviews – and I’m happy to say they’ve believed in me ever since. They’ve been so supportive and understanding from day one and I have never felt the need to keep my illness a secret."
"The energy industry surely must be one of the most exciting places to work and influence now and this is why it is so important to make sure we stay ahead, with diverse thinking and people who can work at their best."
"I’m very ambitious and hopeful about my career prospects whilst at Ofgem, and beyond. The graduate scheme is excellent for training, with a bespoke course for getting up to speed with energy and regulation."