What will you be doing?
Through our water network, we are responsible for delivering a vital water resource to over 6 million customers and you too could be a part of a 4,500 strong workforce in this exciting and challenging industry. If you think about the people you depend on, the likelihood is that they depend on us.
You earn while you learn on our 18-24 month Water Network Technician Apprenticeship scheme, learning through a mixture of classroom study and on the job training. As a Water Network Technician Apprentice, you’ll learn everything there is to know about our water network activities. You’ll be part of a critical team who act as our front line ambassadors for our customers, ensuring we can deliver safe, clean water to homes and businesses across the region, ensuring that our goal of being the number 1 water company in the UK is at the forefront of your mind at all times.
It takes hard work and dedication throughout your apprenticeship but you’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification, valuable practical skills, and guidance and support from an experienced team.
Anglian Water Services prides itself on carrying out an excellent customer service whilst maintaining first class water quality, and as a fully qualified Water Network Technician, you’ll be responsible for:
- Planned and reactive activities in relation to the water network operation
- Reacting to customer needs
- Planned preventative maintenance on the water network
- Leakage detection
- Water regulations
- Water quality
Once fully competent, there is a 24/7 standby requirement with this role which will earn you a premium on your basic salary.
Check out our ‘Day in the Life’ video of one of our Water Network Technician Apprentices: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnrLdNpJrdg
You will be based at our Heigham Water Treatment Works, Norwich, NR2 4DA. Once fully qualified, you will be required to complete standby as part of your working week. This means that we ask you to live within 30 minutes of the base.
The Water Network Technician role is multi skilled and varied, and you’ll be Anglian Water’s primary point of contact with the public. You’ll be learning the complexities of engineering to confidently operate the system that ultimately delivers a vital resource to our customers.
What do you need?
- 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
- A real passion for excellent customer service
- Enthusiasm and be keen to learn
- A desire for hands on work
- Natural people skills to work in a team
What benefits do we offer?
Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:
- Private health care
- Competitive pension scheme
- 23 days annual leave rising with length of service
- Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
- Flexible working (dependent on your role)
- Plus lots more!
We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.
The closing date for this job offer is on 21/07/2019
This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk
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About Anglian Water
We’re in the business of ‘loving every drop’. That means making sure that 1.1 billion litres of clean and safe drinking water is delivered to homes and businesses, everyday using enough pipeline to wrap around the world three times! And the story doesn’t stop...