Graduate Opportunity

Civil Engineering Graduate

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Our Business 

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and world leader in wind energy. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future. We’re proud to say we produce 100% green electricity and are well on our way to our ultimate journey to Net Zero.  

We're investing over £1.4 billion in the UK - every year - for the next 5 years. Working on cutting edge innovation projects, we’re creating a smarter, cleaner and more efficient network, as well as building and maintaining windfarms, as we work towards Net Zero.  And, with contributions of £40m to charitable causes during the last 5 years, we’re investing in our communities as well to create a better future, quicker, for everyone.  

From the big to the small, that’s ScottishPower

At ScottishPower, we think less about what energy is and more about what it can do for you in the real world. Because our responsibility is to you the customer. From the big to the small.


What opportunities do we have on offer for you? 

Our Civil Engineering teams are responsible for the maintenance, refurbishment, and reinforcement of our existing network, as well as delivering new connections enabling renewables generation. And over the next five years, we’re investing over £1.3bn in cleaner and smarter technology to help us achieve our Net Zero ambition. So, there’s a range of exciting opportunities for our 2022 graduates to get involved in. 

The new £62 million 400kV substation at Branxton, East Lothian is just one of many dynamic projects on our grid.  This project will enable connection of 2,300MW of offshore wind power and the East Coast subsea cable link to our network. With over 4,300km of circuits and 156 transmission substations in our licenced areas, we’re investing significantly in modernisation and reinforcement programmes to protect supply for our customers, communities, and stakeholders. This is a great opportunity to learn about multiple facets of civil engineering at various stages of the project life cycle to make you the best Civil Engineer you can be. We’re at the forefront of innovation, using cutting edge technology, the latest materials and modern plant; and we’d love for you to join us at the sharp end. 

We want to hear from you NOW if you have, or expect to achieve, an Honours Degree (or equivalent) at a minimum of 2:2 in Civil Engineering. 

Who are we looking for? 

YOU! We want you. We want people with talent and ambition, a desire to learn, who embrace innovative ideas and challenge others to think differently. Above all, you must share our passion for excellence to deliver for our customers; and you must be excited to help us generate the change needed to deliver a better future, quicker. Because nothing matters more. 

Why choose ScottishPower? 

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us, and we need great people like you to help us succeed on our journey to Net Zero! During your time on the graduate programme, you’ll face new challenges and experience a diverse range of opportunities. You might be working in different areas of the business or focusing on your chosen specialism. Either way, you’ll be creating a network of colleagues and fellow graduates that’ll support your growth and development throughout your career. Your programme is tailored to you and your personal development and will include a combination of behavioural and technical modules and placements. Our programme is designed to bring out the best in you, helping you find the career path that’s right for you.  

As a graduate trainee and part of ScottishPower, you’ll have a range of benefits as well as a varied and interesting career path, including: 

  • Starting salary of £28,400  
  • A generous pension scheme where we’ll double match your contributions up to 10% 
  • A broad range of flexible benefits including share incentive plans, employee discounts, charity matched funding and many, many more 

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 23rd, 2022
  • £28,400 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cambuslang, Glasgow and Prenton, Merseyside
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  • Civil

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