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Engineering Graduate Programme – Enterprise 2022




Scotland – Glasgow, Edinburgh, Central Belt

England – London, Reading, South East

Base Salary: circa £30,500 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and well-being.

What will I do on the programme?

SSE Energy Solutions website

The division offers a full range of services across diverse markets, which contribute to development of smart cities and smart places, in both public and private sectors including; Electric vehicle infrastructure for public mass transportation and vehicle fleets, Electricity networks including building, owning, and adopting private HV networks and Distributed energy systems including renewable and low-carbon generation, energy storage and demand management services. Its an expanding, exciting and leading Energy business at the forefront of the UKs transition to net zero.

Across the two years of the programme, you’ll gain real hands-on experience, build an invaluable network and develop a unique set of skills which will shape your career. Due to our size and diversity, we can offer you a structured yet challenging development programme where you’ll have the support of the Graduate Programme Manager and a business mentor to assist you in reaching your full potential. The programme will support your career development into a permanent role with SSE that reflects your experience and passion.

You will be involved in a broad range of exciting projects across the UK and/or Ireland.

Please visit our graduate page which will provide more information and you can read our recent graduate’s profiles.

What do I need to join?

You’ll ideally have a minimum of a 2:2 BEng in Electrical Engineering.

We also ask that you have a flexible approach to work locations and be genuinely committed to developing a career with us – as we are with you.

All roles are likely to involve some travel to other sites to gain practical exposure to a wide range of business areas, therefore a full UK driving licence would be an advantage but is not essential.

Life at SSE

If you’re considering a career with us, you’re probably wondering what’s in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we’re proud of our benefits package

At SSE we’re proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

Applications close on Sunday 5th December 2021. For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with us at

Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

SSE welcomes applications from all nationalities. Please note that any successful candidate must be able to evidence a valid right to work prior to commencement of employment. If sponsorship is required, we may be able to provide support. Sponsoring international candidates is a complex process involving numerous procedures which must be followed precisely in order to comply with immigration legislation. We look at requests on a case by case basis. Please note the overall decision on visa applications sit with UKVI and not SSE

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