Careers

Here at Owben, we have a talented team of over 45 engineers, electricians, and apprentices.

We don’t give people jobs – we give them careers. That means when you work at Owben, we train you in the accreditations you need to progress through your career. That’s why most of our staff stay with us for years, with several of our team joining as apprentices and moving up the ranks as qualified engineers and electricians and becoming senior members of staff.

“Having worked at Owben for the past eight years, I would rate my experience as impressive and inclusive. I appreciate working for a company which encourages continuous development and offers unlimited opportunities to improve. All staff members are valued, and such value is acknowledged and rewarded on a regular basis. Although there is a diverse range of expertise and roles, there is a strong team spirit amongst my colleagues which helps to keep staff morale high. I’m glad to be part of this great team!”

Darren Hogarth – Electrical Contracts Manager

We work on a wide range of electrical, mechanical, and technical projects for clients such as Nissan Motor Manufacturing, Bartec Auto ID and TATA steel. And our staff spend their days working alongside a talented team of directors with over 75 years of experience in the sector.

We are dedicated to giving our clients a quality service and constantly improving our in-house expertise. If you’re interested in joining our tight-knit team and starting a career here at Owben, either as an apprentice or as a fully-qualified electrician, welder/fabricator or engineer, then take a look at our open roles below.

Want to see who you’d be working with? Meet our team, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions you have about our open vacancies or life at Owben. 

 You can also read about a day in the life of an Owben Graduate Engineer , as well as why we love having apprentices here at Owben. 

Career opportunities at Owben

 

No current Vacancies

Our Services

Mechanical installation and fabrication

Technical
engineering

Commercial and industrial electrical installation

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As you're probably aware, we have a strong believe in the benefits that apprenticeships can bring to a business.

Here's a snapshot of what it means to us at Owben.

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