Careers at EDF Renewables

We develop, construct and operate wind farms, solar and battery storage projects. Join us on our mission to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

Join us in the renewable energy sector

  

At EDF Renewables UK and Ireland, our business is exciting, diverse and accessible to all. 

  • We recruit engineers, technicians and developers to design, build, maintain and manage the sites. 
  • Operation and maintenance specialists monitor and maintain our sites on a daily basis. 
  • We need everyone from lawyers and accountants to communicators and HR professionals to support what we do.
  • We also have roles in our support teams based in our four office locations.
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Commercial graduate scheme

Learn about the energy business with EDF Renewables, one of the UK and Ireland's leading renewable energy companies, specialising in wind power, solar and battery storage technology.

  • From wind farms to solar, you'll contribute to projects that make a huge impact in the fight against climate change  
  • You'll gain an understanding of the commercial process of building a renewable energy project
  • Starting salary of £28k, with annual bonus, market-leading pension and competitive benefits
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Engineering graduate scheme

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. The graduate careers we offer are every bit as exciting.

  • 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 £27.5k, with annual bonus, market-leading pension and competitive benefits

Apprenticeship Scheme

  

An apprenticeship is an ideal way to launch a career as a Wind Turbine Technician. Our apprenticeship programme offers an opportunity to:

  • Spend 3/4 years gaining valuable on-the-job experience, while studying for your qualifications
  • Learn from experts and earn a wage
  • Support us in accelerating Britain’s journey to a Net Zero future 
  • Work for a diverse and inclusive organisation

 

An apprentice’s story

Andrew Armstrong is a wind turbine technician in the Scottish Borders with EDF Renewables. He began his career with us as a Wind Turbine Technician Apprentice. We caught up with him to understand how an apprentice scheme in a business that is committed to his development, launched his career in renewables.

Apprentices’ update: The first six months

It’s nearly six months since our latest cohort of apprentices began their training programme. We caught up with them to find out about their experience so far and how Covid-19 has affected their training. They also share some tips for anyone thinking about applying for an apprenticeship in the future.

What’s it like to work in renewables?

  

What our people say

  

"EDF Renewables gives me the chance to work as part of a dynamic team who are all focussed on the same goal, with the same passion."

Andrew Brand, Strategy and Analysis

"I like working for EDF Renewables as the culture of employee wellbeing feels embedded in the business."

Katie Cockburn, Business Improvement

"I'm proud to work in an industry that helps to combat climate change."

James Newbold, Equity Manager (NNG project)

"The most enjoyable part of my job is that I know that I make an impact every day."

Sarah Boyes, Finance Business Partner Manager

Health & Safety is our priority

  

EDF Renewables is committed to guaranteeing the safety and protecting the health of its employees, service providers and third party stakeholders.

We have made commitments to deploy the health and safety policy across the board. It applies to both Group’s managers and employees and to its providers and suppliers.

Three clear objectives:

  • No fatal or serious accidents
  • Controlling our risks
  • Protecting health

 

Our employee benefits

We provide a comprehensive benefit package available to all our employees

Competitive bonus and flexible benefits scheme

25 days holiday with option to buy/sell up to 5 days

Learning and Educational Assistance Policy (LEAP)

Community & Culture