Works Technician - Process Controller

  • Job Reference: R26665
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £29,219 to £36,525
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Water Recycling Process Operator (Works Technician Process Controller)

Salary - £29,219 - 36,525 depending on skills as you progress with us + standby allowance + potential increased overtime rate for Saturday + Sunday overtime) + the benefit of a company van for business use


Location - Covering areas such as Wisbech , Spalding , Huntingdon, March & Peterborough)

Full Time / Permanent


Hours - Our processes operate 24/7, whilst the working hours for this role are generally Monday - Friday, 08.00 - 16.00, we can offer flexibility on the start and finishing times. Please note there is a requirement for standby and occasional weekend working which come with their own pay rates.


Water Recycling is at the heart of our operations. The key services that we are responsible for are delivered by our in-house, highly skilled workforce. We collect and treat the water that customers have used, returning it to the environment via rivers and coastal outlets. Our network includes 76,000 kilometres of sewers which feed over 1,000 water recycling centres.

So if you are a hardworking, proactive and self-motivated individual who wants to learn new processes - with experience or believe you are ready for a new challenge - We want to hear from you!

What's in it for you?

  • A salary of up to £36,525 depending on skills as you progress with us.

  • Competitive Pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 12% employer contribution

  • Private Healthcare Scheme at no cost to you

  • Virtual GP for your household

  • Life cover - 8 x annual salary paid to dependants

  • 25 days holiday (rising with length of service )

  • Bonus scheme

  • Plus lots of other benefits too

Your Role

The Process Operator has a responsibility to ensure that our Water Recycling treatment processes and systems are serviced and maintained within the relevant regulatory compliance - you'll do this by:

  • Operating and maintaining our assets including tanks, pumps, screens, blowers, valves, motors, flowmeters, compressors and much more.

  • Performing preventative and reactive servicing and maintenance such as lubrication on the systems above.

  • Carrying out process sampling to ensure things are operating as they should be and escalating any issues.

  • Complying with company safety policy & procedures as well as maintaining good housekeeping

  • Exploring and ensuring that we maintain the lowest possible energy demands without compromising compliance

  • In this role you must be able to work within a confined space, and at height without restrictions. Due to harness weight limits, your maximum weight cannot be in excess of 113 kilograms and you will be expected to complete relevant occupational health checks

About you -
Background and Experience

  • Experience of working in a process environment would be an advantage, however not essential

  • Good understanding of Health & Safety

  • Must have a Full UK Manual Driving Licence

Technical Skills

  • Competent with IT systems

  • Problem solver, with the ability to work quickly and using own initiative

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent team player, demonstrating an enthusiastic and proactive approach

  • Possess good interpersonal skills, along with excellent organisational skills and job prioritisation

  • Good communication, flexibility and reliability are essential for this position

Inclusion at Anglian Water

Join us and make a difference. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and we think our workplace should reflect that. We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Together with our fellow water companies, we are committed to the Social Mobility Pledge; we are also a signatory to Business in the Community's Race at Work charter; we hold the Armed Forces Gold Covenant for Employers; we are an accredited Disability Confident employer and we play a leading part in the Women's Utility Network.

If you are interested in adding value to our team and progressing your career with us, please apply today, attaching a covering letter.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th June

Interviews : Week commencing Monday 22nd July

#loveeverydrop