Craft Apprenticeship Programme - Overhead Linesperson or Underground Cable Jointer - Northern Powergrid - North East, Yorkshire & The Humber & Northern Lincolnshire

Apply From: 20th of March 2020
Application Deadline: 31st of March 2020
Salary: £18420.00 per year
Start Date: 5th of October 2020

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Powering Your Career - Northern Powergrid Apprenticeship Scheme

Location: North East, Yorkshire and The Humber and northern Lincolnshire

Want to help light up the region, power your career and be part of an evolving energy industry?

We’re looking for aspiring and ambitious individuals who are ready to join our highly competitive apprenticeship programme and earn while you learn.

The energy industry is advancing with investment in smart technology innovation and Northern Powergrid, as the company responsible for keeping the lights on for 3.9 million homes and businesses across the North East, Yorkshire and The Humber and northern Lincolnshire, is at the forefront of delivering a power network that meets the region’s needs, now and in the future.

We're looking to attract a diverse group of high calibre, agile individuals to join our team, whether you’ve recently left school or you're looking for a change in career direction. If you’d like to be part of this journey, have what it takes to be the best and want to energise your career, this is the opportunity for you. 

If you're successful you'll get to undertake a 3 year apprenticeship programme and train in one of the following roles:

  • Overhead Lineperson – construct and maintain overhead electricity lines
  • Underground Cable Jointer – repair, install and connect underground electricity cables

You’ll enjoy a great mix of practical experience and on-the-job training while studying at college to achieve the Power Network Craftsperson apprenticeship. Prove yourself, and enjoy a rewarding career.

So if you're highly motivated, well organised, love being outdoors and enjoy a challenge, apply now and see if you have what it takes to join Northern Powergrid and start your journey towards your new career.   

As part of the selection process you’ll need to complete an online application form and, if successful, participate in a practical assessment day. 

The starting salary is £18,420. (Plus 2020 pay award to be confirmed)

Visit to find out more and apply online.

Closing date: 31 March 2020           

Expected start date:  October 2020     

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