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About GCU Utilities

GCU Utilities is a specialised contractor with a large presence across the North-East of England, Scotland and Ireland. They have over 25 years’ experience and are known as experts who can deliver projects from inception right through to completion. To emphasise their trusted reputation, CityFibre have awarded them four contracts in Scotland over the last few years, as well as recently choosing them to lead a £42m rollout across Gateshead.

GCU provides complete civil and telecommunication solutions to some of the biggest infrastructure clients and have deep expertise when it comes to full fibre. Their engineers are trained in the latest techniques using Fibre Cable trunk installations and can use both traditional pulling methods and blown fibre techniques.

Their ability to get the job done has seen them build up a loyal customer base. Just as important is the fact that everybody works in line with their core principles – motivation, commitment and an honest approach.

The company also has a deep commitment to Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and have a dedicated internal HSEQ function that ensures regulations are met and that culture is driven throughout the business.

With plenty of opportunities coming their way, and a stellar reputation amongst their customers, GCU is an exciting place to grow your career.


The management at GCU place a great emphasis on both their employees and local stakeholders. They offer a range of training and development opportunities and also encourage staff to volunteer for good causes – either externally or through programmes organised internally. This is linked to the company’s strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility – particularly around the environment, human rights and helping local communities.

Ultimately, you’ll be working for a company that enjoys the deep trust of its employees, customers and partners.

Other benefits include:

•20 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays

•Company pension scheme

•Company vehicle

•Fuel card

Build locations

GCU are currently delivering projects in Newcastle, Gateshead, Aberdeen, Glasgow North East, Dundee and Inverness.

If you want to find out more about the Gateshead project, click here.

Interested in a job local to you? View GCU’s current roles at the link above.