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Graduate Programme Requirements - SP Energy Networks

SP Energy Networks provide power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines that we own and maintain. SP Energy Networks is a regulated business focused on delivering industry changing projects.

During the next 5 years, we will invest a further £7bn to modernise the network and achieve even greater efficiency. We have 30,000 substations, more than 40,000km of overhead lines and 65,000km of underground cables. Your placements will allow you to build your knowledge of how our network operates, the assets we manage and maintain and how we deliver electricity to the network safely 24 hours a day 365 days a year.


As part of your programme you will rotate through three or four different departments to gain an understanding of the wider business and how it operates. The departments may include:

  • Distribution
  • Transmission
  • Network Planning & Regulation
  • Engineering Services

Our engineering schemes are accredited by various professional bodies, such as IET and IMechE.

This role requires a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree.

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