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Utilities Recruitment

Helping people find utility industry jobs for over 20 years.

Our specialist team of recruitment consultants have been working with gas, electricity and water clients in the utilities sector for over 20 years. We know exactly what is required to secure positions in the utilities industry, and the trusted reputation we have built ensures access to roles with the best businesses in the sector.

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Take the hassle out of looking for jobs by registering your details, uploading your CV and signing up for our job alerts.

We’ll then look for jobs for you, sending the latest jobs as they’re released and contacting you should we find the perfect match.

You can also browse our range of utility industry jobs below or use the search tool at the top of the page to refine by location and discipline. We wish you the best of luck in your job search and please let us know if we can help in any way.


  1. Senior Payroll Advisor


    Area: Greater London

    Sector: Oil & Gas

    Salary: Negotiable

  2. Estimator


    Area: North West

    Sector: Nuclear

    Salary: £66k - 70k per year + £5270 car allowance

  3. Estimator


    Area: North West

    Sector: Nuclear

    Salary: £66k - 70k per year + £5270 car allowance

  4. Quality Coordinator/ Administrator


    Area: North West

    Sector: Power

    Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus

  5. Business Development Manager


    Area: West Midlands

    Sector: Energy

    Salary: Market related

  6. Senior PDMS Piping Designer


    Area: Warrington

    Sector: Nuclear

    Salary: Negotiable

  7. Environmental Advisor


    Area: Norfolk

    Sector: Oil & Gas

    Salary: Negotiable

  8. EC&I Commissioning Engineer


    Area: Scotland

    Sector: Nuclear

    Salary: Negotiable

  9. Civil Draughtsman (Senior/Principal CS&A Designer)


    Area: Warrington

    Sector: Nuclear

    Salary: Negotiable

Utility industry jobs for permanent workers and contractors

We have a range of opportunities for permanent and contracting roles, throughout the utilities sector, from utility engineer jobs to data analyst positions. Our team aims to take the stress out of looking for permanent roles and remaining compliant as a contractor, letting you focus on doing the best work possible.

The utilities recruitment disciplines we cover include:

  • Project managers
  • Planners
  • Mains layers
  • Site agents
  • Leakage technicians
  • Meter installations
  • Meter readers
  • Loggers
  • Mains rehabilitation
  • Design & site
  • Cabling
  • Telecommunication
  • Network service technicians
  • Surveyors
  • Data analysts

Alongside this, we hire talented support staff for a number of utilities companies, helping those in back office roles such as marketing, HR, sales, finance, business development and administration find the perfect position at the perfect company.

Whatever you specialise in, you can be confident our utilities recruitment team will be able to help you find the ideal position.

Working in the utilities industry

The utilities industry is responsible for delivering power and water to businesses and homes across the country, meaning few industries are as crucial to everyday life. If you work in this sector you can be confident that you’re having an incredible impact on the world, whatever your position.

With a huge number of companies operating in a range of specialist areas, from renewable energy to oil and gas, utilities businesses provide options for everyone, no matter your field of interest. You’ll always know that you’re working at the cutting-edge of new technology in a stable, sustainable role.

If you’re seeking a role in a fast-paced, impactful business, the utilities sector may just be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Why First Recruitment?

We are a multi award winning recruitment agency who have been helping people find utilities jobs for over 20 years. Our team has offices across the world and works with some of the largest companies around, giving us exclusive access to the best jobs around.

Complete support will be provided to you throughout the process, giving you the best chance possible of getting your dream job, we’re always on the other end of the phone when you need us.

Browse our jobs today or call on of our team on 01925 907 000 to start your next career adventure.

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