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Northern Powergrid

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Entry level schemes

Welcome to Northern Powergrid careers

As one of the UK's leading power distribution companies, we deliver electricity safely and reliably to 3.8 million customers. We also deliver powerful career opportunities.

We're looking to the future, so we're embracing new technology and sustainable resources, developing environmental projects and reducing our own carbon footprint. We're investing in our network and we're investing in our customers.

In order to deliver the service those customers and their families deserve for generations to come, we're also investing in our people.

That's where you come in. Whether you're seeking to begin an exciting career journey as a graduate, trainee or apprentice, or you're looking for new opportunities to build on your existing track record, you'll find something unique here.

What sets us apart? Simple. We appreciate that you are the future of our business. So you'll get our full attention. We want you to grow, to be challenged, and to succeed. Through excellent training and development, we'll give you the power to light up people's lives, further than the eye can see.

Our network covers an area of 25,000 square kilometres, we manage more than 31,000 substations and around 91,000 kilometres of overhead line and underground cables. That means there's no shortage of opportunities.

We'll give you the power to decide on the direction your career takes. And that's not all we'll give you. Take a look around, and see what kind of power you could harness.