Renewables HV Cable Engineering Degree Apprentice

Join Siemens Energy as a Renewables HV Cable Engineering Degree Apprentice in Newcastle upon Tyne. Contribute to high voltage cable projects and gain valuable experience in renewable energy.

Siemens Energy
Siemens Energy
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   16 days ago

About Siemens Energy

Company Overview

Siemens Energy AG

Munich, Germany


Business Model


Manufacturing of energy technologies, services for the energy sector, including power generation and transmission.

Product sales and associated services in energy technology.

Locations & Geography

Operates in 90 countries including Germany, USA, and China

Company Culture

To energize society and reduce emissions, making energy reliable, affordable, and sustainable.

Innovative and inclusive, focusing on sustainable energy solutions.

Offers various training and development programs to foster employee growth.

Activities & Projects

Electrolyzer factory in Berlin, High Desert Power Plant in California.

Development of green hydrogen and energy storage solutions.

Committed to being climate neutral by 2030, with investments in sustainable technologies and practices.

Career Opportunities

Engineering, project management, and various operational roles.

Comprehensive health benefits, flexible working conditions, and a focus on work-life balance.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter

Careers at Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy Grid Technologies are recruiting for a Level 6 (BEng) degree apprentice to specialise in the area of High Voltage Cables. This exciting new opportunity represents a new growth period for Siemens Energy Transmission Solutions and offers excellent opportunities to be part of our fantastic apprenticeship programme.

If you enjoy problem solving, thinking outside of the box, working within a high energy team and can react quickly to changes, then a career as a HV Cable Engineer at Siemens Energy could be a great fit for you!

Alongside your full time work, you will be working towards a L6 BEng Product Design and Development Engineer at Newcastle University.

How You’ll Make an Impact

Every project needs to be designed and optimised to ensure it delivers on value, efficiency and footprint, a design engineer knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost and works with the project operations team to achieve the required outcomes. You will develop these skills through a combination of classroom work and on the job activities at Siemens Energy.

Although not an exhaustive list, below are some of the tasks and responsibilities that you’ll take on as a HV Cables Engineering Apprentice:

  • Gain understanding of Autodesk products such as AutoCAD and Revit to aid in the production of cable design packages.
  • Assisting with the preparation of drawings and technical documents
  • Utilise editing software such as Adobe Acrobat / PDF X-Change for formatting documents.
  • Liaise and engage with Colleagues and Clients to build professional relationships.
  • Site visits as and when required for further technical development
  • Understand of Information Management Systems and maintenance of Master Document Registers and other Document Control requirements throughout project lifecycle.
  • Familiar with specifications within HV cabling such as IEC, BS, NGET, ENATS, Cigre.

What You Bring

  • 3 A Levels at grade C or above (or equivalent) preferably including Maths and Science.
  • GCSE requirement – grade C or above in Maths, English (or equivalent qualifications) and an additional STEM subject at grades C, or 5, or above
  • Please note that due to the travel requirements of this role, you will be required to have a full UK driving license.
  • Enthusiasm for a career in Renewable Energy project delivery
  • Enjoyment of working within a team environment.
  • It would be beneficial, although not essential, for applicants to have some relevant industrial experience e.g. summer placements.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Must be a confident communicator and proactive problem solver.
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook.

About the Team

The Siemens Energy HV Cables Team consists of HV Cable Design Engineers, Project Managers, CAD Technicians, Cable Engineers and Site Supervisors reporting into the HV Cables Operations Manager. We work with the Tendering and Project Management teams securing and delivering schemes in HV Substations, HVDC and Grid Access projects managed out of both Newcastle and Manchester locations. We work closely with our Primary and Civil Engineering teams and broader stakeholders ensuring HV Cable solutions are delivered to specification, on time to the highest safety standards. The projects we deliver are throughout the UK and Ireland and we are an integral part of the business operation.

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Gain experience in the technology and construction methods utilised in the business.
  • Gain first-hand exposure to the role by working closely with Senior Design Engineers and Project Managers.
  • Develop key technology and toolset skills in design, visualisation and construction techniques.
  • Onward career development through L7 specialist MEng or MSc course and further professional qualifications such as IEng or CEng.

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About the role

May 09, 2024

Full Time


Nov 07, 2024


Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Entry Level


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