The Vital Energi Graduate Scheme

Work alongside some of the industry's most experienced people.

We strongly believe that the best investment we can make is in people and it’s an investment which continues to reward us, with Vital Energi now possessing one of the most experienced, loyal and knowledgeable workforces in the UK.

Graduate Scheme

Vital Energi are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our 2019 graduate programme and become a part of our award-winning team.

Join us and you could be our next graduate designing the energy solution for Europe’s biggest urban development, delivering one of the UK’s largest district heating schemes or operating and maintaining projects which delivers tens of millions of pounds of savings to hospitals throughout the UK.

Graduate Success

Our graduate programme is now in its sixth year and we have recruited over 35 graduates. Many have made fast progress through the company to take on key roles, proving that the opportunity to advance is there for talented and ambitious graduates in areas such as marketing, finance, design, engineering, commercial, quantity surveying, operation and maintenance, analysis and many more.

"You get the chance to improve your technical, interpersonal, presentation & communication abilities while getting pricless skills to be better at your job."

Ben Zitha (Click here for more information)

Design Engineer

"It's a really fun atmosphere to work in. You work with some of the best people in the industry & learn something new every day.  It will be the best decision you make."

Jay Patel (Click here for more information)

Energy & Commercial Analyst

"Vital Energi understands it is a fast growing company that needs to invest and nurture its new staff as they want them to be the leaders of tomorrow's industry."

Victoria Wallbank (Click here for more information)

Project Engineer



About Us & Our Graduate Programme

Whatever stage you’re at with your degree, we believe that your learning is just beginning.  You’ll work alongside some of the most experienced and respected people in the energy industry, learning from the best and getting practical experience which will motivate and challenge you on a daily basis.  We’re also committed to continuous professional development, so we’ll be supporting and encouraging you to continue updating and improving your skills from the moment you join us until the day you retire.

Each year we have numerous success stories, from the awards we win to the projects we deliver and a large part of our successes are the graduates we have hired.  These men and women have progressed in the company and now help to shape our policy, revolutionise our solutions and improve our processes.

Ella Stokes, Head of Human Resources explains, “We are looking for passionate and dedicated graduates who want to be part of a company which is helping to shape the future of energy provision in the UK.

“Today’s graduates will one day be our future senior designers, contract managers and even board members.  We have fantastic opportunities throughout the UK for anyone who wants to join a company that is fully committed to ensuring that they reach their full potential and we look forward to meeting many exceptional youngsters at both our London, Scottish and Blackburn premises.”

We are inviting applications for our annual Graduate recruitment days which will be held at our Blackburn headquarters during June 2019 and we would love to receive CVs from people who have studied in the subjects below:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Estimating – Mechanical
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Law
  • Business Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Applied Sciences

With strong year on year growth, you will be working in a fast paced environment which requires a proactive and committed growth.

We are looking for talented students, with a proactive and committed attitude, who have (or are predicted to imminently attain) a high grade Bachelor or Masters Degrees with a passion for the energy industry.   If you’d like to join the team which the London Stock Exchange voted one of the 1,000 companies to inspire Britain then get in touch today by following the links below:

2019 Graduate Opportunities - Blackburn

2019 Graduate Opportunities- London

Alternatively, email your CV to our HR Manager Ella Stokes at

What to expect

The company has developed an all-round graduate training programme which builds on existing knowledge as well as adding invaluable practical experience.  Training will be a mixture of theory and practical, with a strong emphasis on “on-the-job” training, alongside experienced professionals who can help and support you.

Candidates selected to attend the Open Days will participate in team exercises, presentations and undertake a formal interview. The final successful candidates will be selected on completion of this process.

Join us to help revolutionise how we heat and power our homes, hospitals, offices and universities to build a cleaner greener UK for the future…


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