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Posted Date:  13-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  28-Feb-2023
Location:  Bedfordshire
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Water Services Contracts
Salary (£):  Base of up to £33K


We’re Severn Trent Services, part of Severn Trent. Think of us as the specialists for anything related to water or wastewater.


We’re a collection of businesses offering different types of commercial water and wastewater services to organisations across Great Britain.

Do you want to feel trusted and empowered to do a great job? If so, join our family.


There are over 300 of us, and while we’re a diverse and ambitious bunch, we’re all aiming for the same goals and definitely have each other’s backs.


All we ask is that you deliver great service and show you care about our customers, communities, and the environment.





Severn Trent Services currently have multiple exciting opportunities for Electricians to join our growing team. These roles will involve working and travelling between our Water and Wastewater assets on various contracts across the UK, Due to the nature of this role and the travel required, ideally you'll be based anywhere in between Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. 


If you have an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an electrical discipline coupled with a positive attitude and appetite to learn, we would love to hear from you...


In this role you will be:


  • Responsible for ensuring that unsafe electrical installations are managed safely to minimize any risk - whilst identifying the problem and taking remedial action as required.
  • Advising the associated Area Manager and Supervisor of any existing or new electrical installations that are unsafe or that do not meet current regulatory or industry best practice standards.
  • Providing accurate and detailed reports to enable contractors to cost any larger remedial works required.
  • Maintaining site standards to food grade level, whilst keeping a level of professional expertise to ensure your knowledge is up to date with current regulations and requirements
  • Operating and maintaining the highest Health and Safety standards in accordance with all company policy and procedures


In exchange we’ll provide a company van & fuel card to allow you to start work from home whilst also investing in your personal development, by including Compex training, that, once passed qualifies you for an additional allowance.   




As a minimum we’re looking for an NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in an electrical discipline, transferable skills from other industries, and a full UK Driving Licence - as extensive travel across our region will be required, however also having your 18th Edition alongside experience of carrying out electrical inspection, installation, and testing in a commercial and industrial setting would be highly desirable.


Don’t worry if you haven’t worked in the utilities industry before, we will provide relevant training, allowing you to thrive in your new career.


Of course, it’s important that we attract the right skill sets, and those with the right experience but we value character, positivity and a caring attitude in equal weight.


We want people who show up and roll their sleeves up. Restless spirits who are ready to be part of something bigger, who care, who really care... because when you really care, you’ll go above and beyond. When you really care you don’t just talk about it, you do more.


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We employ thousands of people from across our community who really care about what they do. Because that is how we do what we do.


And when it comes to inclusion, we’re making sure we keep up the progress with our wonderful working groups – LGBTQ+, Women in Operations & STEM, Disability and Ethnicity; who help us do just that.


We do more, because we care.




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:


  • Base salary between £27,000 - £33,000 with average earnings of circa £40,000 (base salary, standby, call out, overtime/weekends payments)
  • 31 days holiday, including bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)            
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual base salary, based on company performance)  
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%) 
  • Company Van + Fuel Card
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate 
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’, safeguarding your career progression
  • Salary sacrifice electric vehicle scheme
  • We provide a fully maintained vehicle, fuel card and cover all parking fees and work-related expenses
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support yours and your family’s wellbeing 24hrs a day
  • Discounts and money saving across a whole host of high street retailers
  • Access to virtual GP 24/7
  • Free Will writing service
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two volunteering days per year 




We can’t wait to hear from you.   


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at 


If your curiosity has been piqued and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media. 


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!