Careers at IES

Are you looking to embark on a highly rewarding engineering career? 

Do you want to work alongside some of the country’s most knowledgeable specialists and experts as part of a world-renowned engineering company?

Do you want to be learning new skills every single day? 

We’re looking for ambitious, driven and “can-do” individuals to join our rapidly expanding team of specialist engineers. 

So, whether you’re looking for an apprenticeship or a full-time role, we want to hear from you. 

Learn more about life at IES and see a list of our current vacancies below. 

Careers at IES
Life at IES

Life at IES

We’re a strong, united and diverse team of highly ambitious individuals with a passion for delivering excellence. Our culture is centred around continuous learning and improvement, diversity and representation, and delivering work that exceeds our clients’ expectations. 

We also consider our employees the lifeblood of our company. And nothing is more important to us than their health, well-being and development. 

We commit to fostering a strong sense of community, belonging and friendship through regular social gatherings and events—including our highly anticipated Summer and Christmas parties, as well as a range of employee-requested events.

We also commit to supporting a happy and healthy lifestyle, with complimentary fresh fruit and snacks, a free on-site gym and private medical insurance for each and every employee.

Training and Development Opportunities

Ongoing employee development is a core value for us at IES. 

We believe in maximising each employee’s potential throughout their time at our company, providing them with as many opportunities as possible to grow and develop both their personal and professional skillsets and advance in their careers. 

We do this through dedicated training and development pathways, periodic check-ins with our line managers and training teams, and on-the-job upskilling and cross-training opportunities.

Training and Development at IES
Apprenticeships at IES


We’ve been supporting young people to build their engineering careers alongside their studies since 1991.

Our apprenticeships are an opportunity to gain real-world, hands-on experience in the field, as well as learn from some of the most knowledgeable minds in the industry. 

Throughout the programme, we equip our apprentices with all the skills and knowledge they need with regards to electrical, mechanical and electronic engineering domains, as well as moving and installing complex, high-technology equipment. 

Find out more about our open apprenticeship spaces in our vacancies section below.

Why IES? - Here are just some of the benefits you can expect as an IES employee.

Structured Career Development
Structured career development underscores our commitment to nurturing talent within the organisation, providing employees with a clear path for professional growth and advancement.
Private Medical Insurance
Private Medical Insurance by service length demonstrates our commitment to the health and well-being of our employees, offering comprehensive coverage that evolves with their tenure.
Life Assurance Scheme
Our life assurance scheme provides employees and their families with financial security, reflecting our commitment to their overall welfare.
Employee Assistance Programme
The Employee Assistance Programme offers a valuable support system, providing confidential resources to help employees navigate personal or professional challenges effectively.
Increased Annual Leave by Service
Increased annual leave by service length acknowledges and rewards the dedication and loyalty of our long-serving employees, providing them with more leisure time for personal well-being.
Regular Company Events
Regular company events foster a sense of community and camaraderie, creating opportunities for employees to connect and build friendships beyond the workplace.
Free On-Site Gym
Free on-site gym at Head Office promotes a healthy and active lifestyle, contributing to the overall well-being of our employees by providing easy access to fitness facilities during work hours.
Free On-Site Parking
Free on-site parking at Head Office ensures convenient and hassle-free commuting, adding to the overall convenience and satisfaction of our employees.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

We believe in building a better world for everyone. As part of that, we dedicate time to supporting charities through fundraising. 

For example, we recently put our hamstrings to the test at our 12-hour Cyclothon in aid of Sports Relief, as well as braving the 25 km walk as part of the Cotswold Way Ultra Challenge in aid of various charities. 

We’re also avid supporters of Macmillan Coffee Mornings (transforming specialist engineers into budding bakers with our competitive company-wide bake-off challenges) and Brave the Shave for Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Finally, we’re big believers in giving back to our local communities, evidenced through our ongoing sponsorship of Dings Crusaders RFC, as well as Calne Town FC.

Interested in Joining IES?

At IES, we actively seek ambitious individuals eager to pursue a fulfilling career. Whether you're interested in a full-time role or apprenticeship, if there isn't a current vacancy that matches your profile and you're keen on joining IES, feel free to submit your CV today!