Here at Cadent we are proud to keep the energy flowing. Every day, in everything we do, we maintain the flow of gas throughout the UK. Synchronised to the heart beat of the nation, our brightest talent ensures that our customers are kept safe and warm.

So how do we make that happen? Quite simply, you do! It is your hard work and dedication that ensures this business keeps on moving. Yes, we do enrol you on one of our award winning programs but it is your drive that keeps us going. Your ambition to develop into our next generation of engineers is inspiring and do you know what? We want more!

With a starting salary of £16,305 you will also receive an increase every year that you are on scheme as well as fully expensed travel & accommodation, a pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and to top it off, a £200 taxable contribution towards driving lessons should you need it. Live in London? We'll also throw in a further allowance as we know life in the city just ain't cheap!

Together we can plan for your future – it’s your chance to have a life-long career with one of the most iconic brands within the energy network. And because we value and encourage diversity of thought whatever your background, we’re creating an inclusive, switched-on workforce so that we continually drive performance and deliver excellence to the communites that depend on us everyday.

So let’s say we have some amazing career opportunities available. New jobs, working alongside our experienced professionals. Jobs that will start paying a real wage from day one AND give you some real qualifications. Are you ready for the freedom this offers? The ability to control your own personal development? Take a look at the range of programs we have on offer and prepare to embark on a life-changing journey with us. Keep YOUR energy flowing.


Repair Support

Part of a two-person team, you'll respond to gas escapes, working round-the-clock shifts to maintain supply and keep both you and our customers safe – for us, policy & procedure is of the utmost importance.

You'll develop your skills and experience, working on gas mains and learning how to operate a variety of equipment. Working outdoors and liaising with the public you will be the figurehead of our business driving forward our image in the communities we serve!


Emergency Response

Once you have completed your two year Apprenticeship you can look forward to a long and rewarding future. You will be qualified to act as the first response to gas escapes. You will primarily be working on your own and it’s a job that offers great variety as every job is different. You will be expected to work out of hours as we work to keep customers safe and the gas flowing every day of the year. You will become the future experts in gas.

Operate and Maintain

As a Maintenance Engineer, you will be employed to work as part of our Operate & Maintain division, responsible for a number of functions such as our Pipelines, work on our Pressure Control Systems or maintenance of our Mechanical and Portable Electrical equipment. 

Recruitment process

What to expect:

Sending us your application is just the first step, we've broken down each stage of our recruitment process so that you know what to expect every step of the way!

Apply online

No matter how you find us, we'll need you to apply through this careers site so that we can capture all the information we need to learn more about you.

Application review

Once you have applied, we'll reply straight away so that you know we have your details. Then we will look through your application asap to check you have some of the fundamentals we may need (eg the right qualifications).

Telephone interview

Assuming you've got what we've asked for and you pass through our intitial applicatoin review then we'd then love to speak to you on the phone to understand more about you and why you are interested in joining us.

Attend an assessment day

For those that impress us on the telephone (and are equally impressed by us), we will invite you to come and meet us in person for an assessment centre. This is our chance to really understand what you have done in the past and how you will fit into our team. It sounds scarier than it is!


Unfortunately spaces are limited on our programmes so not everyone will be successful. However we will always give you feedback even if you aren't made an offer to join us, to hopefully help you on your way to securing your perfect job.


Shortly after your assessment centre we will let your know if we will be making you an offer to join one of our programmes. A member of our recruitment team will talk you through the details so that you can make an informed decision.


Now comes the paperwork! This step covers the formalities needed to bring you on board, and will involve things like sending you a formal offer of employment, checking your right to work in the UK, and taking references.


Contact our recruiters

Our dedicated recruitment team work tirelessly to match the best people to our jobs. If you need to get in touch use one of the following methods and we'll get back to you asap.

Telephone: 07971 067 431