Powering your career - Northern Powergrid Apprenticeship scheme - North East, Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire

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  • Salary: £17,861

Powering your career - Northern Powergrid Apprenticeship scheme

Location: North East, Yorkshire 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 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 train in one of the following roles:

  • Overhead Linesman – construct and maintain overhead electricity lines
  • Underground Cable Jointer – repair, install and connect underground electricity cables
  • Electrical Substation Fitter – install and maintain electrical plant and equipment.

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 energise your future 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 £17,861. 

Closing date: 25 March 2019          

Expected start dates: 28 October 2019 , 11 November 2019

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

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