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.

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.

Business: Energy

Training provided: You’ll enjoy a great mix of practical experience and on-the-job training while studying at college to achieve a nationally recognised NVQ qualification. Prove yourself, and enjoy a rewarding career.

Pay details: Starting salary is £17, 299

Hours:  Full time

Requirements: 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.

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.

Minimum age: 16

Description: If you’re successful you’ll get to train in one of the following endorsed energy and utilities skill crafts:

• Overhead Linesman – construct and maintain overhead electricity lines

• Underground Cable Jointer – repair, install and connect underground electricity cables

• Rapid Response – first responder for fault identification, fault management and restoration.

How to apply:  Visit www.northernpowergrid.com/careers to find out more and apply online.

Closing date: 3 April 2018

Expected start date: September/October 2018. 

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.