About the role
Have you ever wondered how we keep the electricity flowing and the lights on for all electricity consumers in Great Britain? If so, join us during your penultimate year at university and you could support National Grid as an Industrial Placement Power System Engineer within the Electricity System Operator. You will gain first-hand experience from a core team who are working to operate a carbon free electricity system by 2025.
As a technical undergraduate you will be contributing to developing the future system and procedures. Subject to the interests of the individual and the requirements of the team, opportunities may include developing and informing our understanding of future challenges and potential solutions in technical, economic and market fronts.
What you’ll need
You’ll need to be on track to achieve a 2.2 or above in one of the follow degree disciplines:
You must also be in your penultimate year at university.
What you’ll get
We’re proud to offer a competitive salaryof £20,212
The opportunity is located in Warwick or Wokingham
The closing date for this role is Sunday 7th November . National Grid ESO’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.
Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid ESO carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for at least the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, HM Revenue & Customs Cluster Security Unit (HMRC CSU), which is part of the UK Government. More information about HMRC CSU’s use of your personal data can be found on their website.
At National Grid ESO, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.
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