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Water Network Field Technician Apprentice

Anglian Water
Anglian Water
  • Salary: £13,500
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 3 Years
  • Entry Requirements: ., .
  • Qualification Gained: Vocational Qualification
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    • Ipswich
    • Sudbury

“A pipeline to your future”

Anglian Water services a pipeline so long it would stretch around the world three times!

Through this 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 2 year Water Network Field Technician Apprenticeship scheme, learning through a mixture of classroom study and on the job training. As a Water Network Field Technician Apprentice, you’ll learn everything there is to know about our water network activities. You will 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

As such, there is a 24/7 standby requirement with this role.

You will be based at either our Ipswich or Sudbury sites. Due to the standby requirement you must live within a 30 minute radius of either IP1 5AQ or CO10 1NN.

The Water Network Technician role is multi skilled and varied, and you’ll be Anglian Water’s primary point of contact with the public.


So what do you need to apply?

  • 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
  • A real passion for excellent customer service.
  • Commitment.
  • Enthusiasm and be keen to learn.
  • A desire for hands on work.
  • Natural people skills to work in a team.

Start date: October 2018

By choosing this Apprenticeship, you are opening the door to a long term and highly rewarding career at Anglian Water. Apply now!

If you are offered a job with us, you will be subject to the relevant/standard employment checks, including: your right to work in the UK, reference, driving licence and identity check. Depending on your role, you may also be subject to a criminal record check and a drug and alcohol test. 

About Us 

Anglian Water is more than just the UK’s largest water company. We’re one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide continuous learning and professional development within a challenging work environment which provides a vital service for our customers.



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:

- Bonus scheme 
- 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.

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