Power Engineering Apprenticeship - A Level Entry

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Powering 5 million people is no mean feat. We need ambitious people like you to deliver an exceptional service to the North West and help us create a brighter, more sustainable future. You’ll earn as you learn on our Higher Level Power Engineering Apprenticeship, which is aimed at delivering our engineers and technicians of the future. What are you waiting for?

Over a three year apprenticeship, we’ll give you a flavour of what’s it’s really like to be an Engineer at Electricity North West. You’ll receive technical skills training, get hands-on experience, and have the opportunity to study for a HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. If you want to steer your future in the right direction and make a positive impact on the world around you, apply for our Higher Level Apprenticeship today.

What opportunities are available?

During your training we want to give you a feel for what it is like to be an engineer in one of the key areas of Electricity North West, and develop you to be able to start a career in that specialism. Part of this journey may include some experience in other areas of the business to support this development.

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Control Engineer - you will spend the majority of the three year apprenticeship learning about our network within our Control Centre in Manchester, fully understanding the 24/7 365 day operation of the network in the North West.

Design Engineer – you will learn to be responsible for all aspects of electrical network design ensuring proposed designs meet commercial, investment requirements and take into account innovation developments.

Project Engineer – you will be learning to manage the construction and installation of new electrical plant. This will include project managing activities ensuring projects are delivered on time, meeting stakeholder and budget requirements. You will learn skills from numerous professional experts from across our business.

Operations Engineer – you will plan, undertake and manage a range of engineering operations to meet safety requirements; which includes formulating programmes of work, establishing review criteria, measuring performance and identifying delivery issues.

Dependant on your area of specialism you will gain the opportunity to work in diverse locations from urban Manchester to rural Cumbria.

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