• Job Reference: 623
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Employer: DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
  • Location: Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion (SY25 6ET), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £24,758 to £28,132
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Undefined
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Who we are

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keep 3 million people healthy each day with safe, reliable water, and take away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas.  
To be able to deliver high quality, essential services which help to protect the health of our customers, colleagues and our environment, we need the right people to deliver on our vision.  This is achieved by living our core values and demonstrating the core behaviours that underpin them.
In essence, ours is a company based on trust, openness, respect, commitment and honesty. A company that our colleagues are proud to work for.

What you'll do
  • Maintaining, repairing and installing equipment as part of the main MEI teams, working individually or as part of a team. 
  • Fault-finding; rectifying problems with electrical systems and all ancillary equipment. 
  • Installing, maintaining and repairing electrical systems generally.
  • Reading, understanding and working from electrical drawings.
  • Maintaining, repairing and installing of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation to ensure performance of all assets.
  • Actively taking part in Risk Assessment, COSHH assessment and all related Health and Safety issues.
  • Identifying problematic plant and the subsequent faults and taking part in finding efficient solutions to return equipment to working order.
  • Identifying requirements of spares and materials using preferred suppliers.
  • Completing all job cards and timesheets to allow for monitoring of workload, performance etc.
  • Providing knowledge and information and providing on-site support for Welsh Water capital teams and operational teams.
  • Undertaking any other duties as required to meet the needs of the business.
What you'll need


  • Full UK Driving Licence 
  • Fully qualified electrician
  • Experience
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Enthusiastic about putting our customers first every day
  • Compliance with 17th Edition IEE regulations
  • The ability to develop positive working relationships and to be seen as a highly credible representative of the team is required for this role
  • An excellent understanding of planning and scheduling of work processes


  • Trained to undertake High Voltage work
  • Experience of the water industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Welsh
Good to know
  • Successful candidate will be expected to undertake operational standby following period of training, familiarisation and competence assessment.
  • Also would need to live within 1hr travel time of base location (or move to area within 6 months of start date). 
Internal candidates

If you receive a link to an assessment after applying for this role, please ignore if you’re already an employee of Welsh Water.
Please note that as per our recruitment policy, internal candidates must have line manager endorsement and ensure that they meet the following criteria before they apply:

Permanent Contracts
•    Successful completion of six months probationary period plus a further six months’ service in their first role with Welsh Water
•    12 months’ service in current role if not still in their first role with DCWW
Fixed- Term Contracts
•    Be within 2 months from the end of their fixed-term contract


As well as a market competitive salary and 25 days annual leave (pro rata), we offer a range of employee benefits including:
•    Variable pay schemes
•    Enhanced employer pension contributions
•    Reduction on gym memberships and high street shopping
•    Cycle to work scheme
•    Car-leasing scheme
•    Health CashBack scheme
•    An employee assistance programme for employees and their immediate family
And many, many more.

Closing date

23:59 Friday, 30th October 2020. 

All assessments must be completed by the closing date unless stated otherwise.