Utility Jobs UK offers the largest range of available jobs in the Utilities sector all across the United Kingdom. We provide resources to find jobs in Utilities as well as resources to help you find a job in the UK’s most secure industry to work in. This is an employer only jobs website, no jobs advertised from recruitment agencies.
3 Easy steps to finding Utility Jobs
ResearchFirst hand we recommend doing some research on which utility sector you want to work in. They all have their differences and whether you want to work for a supplier or a sub-contractor.
FindOnce you have decided which utility sector you want to work in it's time to find one near to you. Simply do a search on the net and see who's close to you.
ApplyOnce you have found local utility companies close by why not visit their websites, most advertise their vacancies directly. If not you could use our job search function to find a job in utilities.
FAQ's about Utility Jobs
Where can I find a job in the Utility sector?Finding a utility job near to you is pretty easy as no matter where you live in the UK we can be sure there will either be a utility supplier or a service provider to the utility companies working in your area.
How secure is the utility sector for work?The Utility sector is one of if not the most secure industry to work in. The sector is not affected by global conditions as each and every person in the UK uses some form of utility on a daily basis. Whether that be using water, gas, electricity or telecommunications either on their mobile of sending an email.
Do I need any specific qualifications to work in utilities?Not all jobs in the utility sector require you to have specific qualifications it depends on which department you chose to work in. Most office based roles don't necessarily require utility industry specific qualifications, such as accounting or HR. If you decide you want to work in a field based utility job then you may be required to attain specific regulatory qualifications such as CSCS card, NRSWA Street works or SMSTS.
How many people work in the utility sector?There is an estimated 530k people working in the utility sector across utility companies and services providers.
Can I start as a trainee or do an apprenticeship in utilities?The grate thing about the utility sector is employers are always recruiting trainees or apprentices to learn the skills required to successfully carve out a career within the utility industry. Many companies all across the UK are currently recruiting trainees and apprentices to pass on valuable knowledge and experience to future employees and the best thing is you get paid to learn.
On average each person uses about 142 litres of water a day. You will agree thats a lot of water.
To keep up with the demand for water across the UK there are 12 Utility Companies that provide water and sewage services to keep companies and houses supplied.
The Water Utility sector employs approximately 166k people across the sector to include Utility Companies, Utility Support Services and other specialist services.
Without electricity we would find it hard to perform every day tasks such as boiling the kettle or charging your electric car.
The electricity distribution network is managed by National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) as a whole which delivers the electricity to your property.
But there are three regional Electricity Transmission Operators which include National Grid, Scottish Power and Scottish Hydro Electric who are responsible for the transmission of the electricity.
In total there are eight major gas distribution networks (GDNs) in the UK supplying many houses and businesses across the country.
Each of the gas networks is owned and manager by a number of companies to include Cadent Gas, Northern Gas Networks, Wales and West and SGN.
Further to the GDNs there are also a number of independent gas transporters located within the GDNs regions.
It would be safe to say that the majority of people in the UK either own a mobile phone or have a fixed-line telephone.
BT provide the majority of the UK’s fixed-line telecommunications and it’s subsidiary Openreach are responsible for maintaining the lines.
There are also four mobile network operators in the UK – EE, O2, Vodafone and Three who manage their own networks and allow other mobile virtual network operates to use the network to provide greater retail choice to the consumer.