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 engineering technician. You’ll receive technical skills training, get hands-on experience, and have the opportunity to study for a HNC in Electrical 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 how different teams work, so we will provide you with a thorough insight into electricity distribution. This will include; asset and strategy management; design and planning; programme planning and project management and operations. Whether you have aspirations to be operational and respond to faults or undertake pro-active maintenance on the network, become a Project Manager or Design Engineer or be involved with research into future technologies there are roles available to help shape your future career.
Asset management / strategy engineer – you will produce long term plans, taking account of new technology, regulatory requirements, internal and external factors to ensure we continue to have a network that will deliver a secure supply for our customers.
Design and planning engineer – you will produce both high level and detailed plans for the electricity network, considering customer requirements, levels of protection, earthing, overall network strategy, power systems analysis and budget constraints.
Programme Planning engineer – you will ensure that work programmes are delivered to meet time, quality, cost and safety requirements.
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.