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Trainee Engineers

Joining Western Power Distribution as a Trainee Engineer offers lots of opportunities to progress with an organisation at the forefront of the industry. 

Applications for 2022 are now closed and will reopen in Spring 2023

Here, you’ll learn from dedicated and supportive colleagues, benefit from on-the-job and structured training and a diversity of opportunities across a wide range of specialist areas. 

Over five years, you’ll learn about electrical fitting, cables, overhead lines, plant, civils, protection activities, together with planning and network design services, and the installation and commissioning of complex schemes on the network and at operational sites. 

To apply, you should have at least 2 'A' Levels at grades A*-C in Mathematics and A*-D in Physics, a HNC/HND in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or a degree in a Maths or Physics discipline. 

We also look for people who share our energy and ambition, can work safely with purpose, and want to develop a rewarding career in a supportive environment. 

As well as getting invaluable experience, you’ll also be supported to achieve a foundation degree in Electrical Engineering through Aston University.

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