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Meet Tracey

Read Tracey's interview to see what she thinks about working with us at Western Power Distribution.

It’s a large Company with lots of varied roles and disciplines including Finance, IT, HR, procurement, customer services, marketing and sales.  Plenty of opportunities to develop a career with superb training opportunities and access to a range of quality courses run by affiliated colleges and universities.

Varied job role, designing and planning electrical and telecoms networks.

Attending planning and construction meetings;    

Site Surveys and route optioneering to deliver services;

Delivering Health & Safety information on cable schemes;

Updating network drawings;

Providing customers with information and recommending engineering solutions.

Treated with respect and fairness. Excellent working conditions with opportunities for career development and growth. Superb terms and conditions.

Inclusive and diverse, colleagues are provided with skills and opportunities to perform and develop and achieve great things.

Sharing skills, commitment and creativity to build the business.  Drive, passion and ambition to want to succeed in everything you do.  Listen to the customer and deliver excellent customer service.

WPD operates one of the biggest and best equipped facilities for skills and training at two of its key locations.  They also offer craft apprenticeships, trainee engineering roles and graduate engineering opportunities, as well as ensuring that personnel are given training and support to assist them to develop and encourage progression.

Proud to have worked as part of a multi-skilled project team delivering a 34MW wind farm delivering energy to 26,000 homes during adverse weather conditions and with many special engineering difficulties and planning authority constraints.  Excited and hoping that even bigger achievements are to come, as I’m always striving to improve myself.

Delivering an Overhead Network design with major engineering challenges.  Preparing the design and presenting it to stakeholders for buy in.  Identifying the best contractor for delivery.  Ensuring that all information was communicated as far in advance as possible, and remaining available to respond to any questions or queries, even after project delivery.

After 34 years in the industry, I don’t regret a single day.  WPD sees the potential in people and empowers you to be the best you can be.