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Engineering graduate jobs in renewable energy

From wind farms to battery storage facilities and solar sites, the technologies developed by EDF Renewables UK & Ireland cover a wide spectrum of renewable energy sources. 

Join our renewables business and help develop, build and operate renewable technologies throughout their lifetime.

Our Engineering scheme will open in autumn 2024. In the meantime, take a look at the benefits of completing our training programme and the support we offer our Graduates

What's in it for you?

  • Gain an understanding of the development and operational phases of our renewable assets and spend time working on our wind farms

  • The opportunity to work with Hynamics (EDF’s dedicated subsidiary for green hydrogen production) in France

  • Starting salary of £35k, with annual bonus, market-leading pension and competitive benefits

The energy industry is integral to everyone’s lives and it faces unprecedented challenges as we transition to net zero. I want to play a part in this key industry and the transition to a more sustainable future.

Rachael Shuttleworth, Engineering Graduate

We'll support your career

  • Follow a tailored training path that will develop your skills and knowledge for your future career
  • Join our Young Professionals and Growth Networks, participating in events and connecting with people across the business
  • Learn from our experts and enjoy the support of an Assignment Manager, Mentor and Graduate Buddy throughout the programme

I’ve contributed to the development and operation of our renewable assets which directly enable Britain’s net zero targets. A highlight was working on our wind farms, understanding the maintenance that’s required to keep them functioning and analysing data to improve performance.

Rosie King, Mechanical Engineer

What do I need to apply?

  • Have (or be expecting) a 2:2 Bachelor’s or Postgraduate Degree in an engineering subject, with specific focus on any of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation & Control, Reliability Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering or Project Management
  • An interest in renewable energy with a desire to solve technical challenges
  • Be ready to experience a variety of placements at our sites across the UK and Ireland

Life as a Graduate at EDF

Head over to our Graduate Hub to discover all the benefits of completing our training programme and the support we offer our Graduates. You’ll find everything from application tips to insights about what our trainees are up to…

  • Important dates for your diary
  • Tips from our Graduates for the application process
  • Supporting your journey
  • What our Graduates actually do
  • Diversity and inclusion at EDF
  • Company benefits

What's it like to work at EDF?

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