Helping to Improve the Performance of Electricity Networks


Who we are

We are a growing professional engineering consultancy with a highly respected reputation for delivering first class bespoke solutions to satisfy our client's needs.

We strongly believe in building partnerships with our clients gaining their trust in our capability, experience and capacity to deliver across a wide ranging spectrum of engineering projects in the UK and abroad. Our core values of honesty and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

Graduate Electrical Engineer

Permanent ¦ 37.5 hours per week
Manchester, UK

The Opportunity

We are looking for a self-motivated and talented graduate electrical engineer to join our Team of professional electrical engineers located in Manchester.

You will have a passion for engineering with a keen interest in power systems, low carbon technologies and renewable generation.

You will be based at our modern office location in Manchester City Centre. There will also be opportunity for flexible home working on occasions. In addition, there will be opportunity to visit our clients and sites throughout the UK for particular projects.

You will be supporting our engineers to develop and deliver value added solutions that help our clients to improve the performance of their electricity networks as well as enabling the connection of modern low carbon technologies.

The role will also involve providing engineering support to our consultants on a range of diverse and exciting projects in a supportive environment.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills as a young engineer across various disciplines and projects from our talented and friendly team of professional engineers.

About You

You will:

  • have recently obtained or be predicted to obtain a BEng (Hons) or MEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2:1 or better). Similar BSc/MSc (Hons) will be considered
  • be self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • be a friendly and approachable individual, who can work well in a team or on their own initiative
  • have a keen interest in power engineering and have a desire to work in the field of electrical distribution networks, facilitating the connection of low carbon technologies to public electricity systems. This will include carrying out power quality assessments of low carbon technologies, conducting network planning studies, specifying power system assets, supporting the development of innovative solutions that will help to achieve net zero electricity networks
  • be IT literate and be confident in using various types of software applications
  • have excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • preferably hold a full UK driving licence

What Can We Offer

The successful candidate will enjoy:

  • a starting salary of £26,000 per annum (with progression to £32,000 per annum after successful completion of training)
  • a structured training plan including formal training courses and participation in team building events
  • use of a high specification laptop and smartphone
  • payment of professional fees
  • a modern city centre office environment to work collaboratively with colleagues together with occasional home working
  • 22 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays (which will increase with satisfactory performance and service)
  • a generous company pension contribution
  • group private medical insurance cover
  • health cash plan
  • team building trips/activities
  • flexible working hours

Your first year will involve following a structured training plan and shadowing various engineers in our Team working across different aspects of electricity networks. Your second year will be focused on developing your competence in your chosen technical fields all under a designated mentor.

The role will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to make a real impact, to develop themselves and work supportively within our close professional team to become an expert in their chosen field and to achieve Chartered Engineer status.

About Threepwood Consulting

We are a growing and industry respected power engineering consultancy, based in Manchester and across the North West of England, with a mission to improve the performance of electricity networks for our clients in the UK and overseas.

Our team of Consultant Engineers are widely known for their considerable knowledge, capability and experience of managing electricity transmission and distribution networks and assets.

We work as a close-knit team to ensure the satisfaction of our clients and the development and job satisfaction of our employees, which are both high.

Next Steps

If you have what it takes to work in a small close-knit consultancy business and the thought of having a real immediate impact excites you then please email a CV and cover-letter detailing your interest, suitability and qualifications for the role to

Closing date for applications: Friday, 3rd May 2024.

What we offer

  • Highly competitive package
  • Encouragement to develop skills and gain further qualifications
  • Working with highly qualified, experienced colleagues and an impressive portfolio of clients
  • Friendly, honest, team working ethic
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment
  • Home based
  • Group Private Medical Insurance cover


Email or post us a copy of your CV (See Contact Us). We will respond to every genuine enquiry. Please contact us if you are interested in joining Threepwood.

Let us make a difference

We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and our reputation which means our name is respected by engineers near and far. If you would like our help, don’t hesitate to contact us – it costs nothing to talk.