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Posted Date:  15-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  29 - Mar - 2023
Location:  Birmingham
Company:  Severn Trent Water
Department:  Network Control
Salary (£):  £26,149 + shift and weekend allowance

Network Inspector




Hello, we’re Severn Trent and we think water is wonderful. Oh, we’re pretty keen on people too.


24 hours a day, 365 days a year we serve 4.8 million households and business across the heart of the UK. Each cuppa drank and every toilet flushed is only possible because of the 6,500 brilliant team members working across our patch.


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality. We know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our customers and the communities where they live.


If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you. There really is something for everyone here.





Our Network Response team have an opportunity for you to join as our new Network Inspector, on a 12 month secondment, with no experience require to apply.


In this exciting role, you’ll be given the opportunity to build a career in an area focused on our Water Quality.  You will learn and understand the impact we have on the environment and our communities. You’ll be provided with excellent training to enable you to excel and successfully operate industry leading equipment.  This with the added bonus of being supported by a brilliant team.


Like we’ve said, if you haven’t got any relevant experience don’t worry, we can help with that.  We’ll give you all the training, guidance and support you need.  All we ask from you is that you’re a team player, you’re driven and tenacious, you think on your feet, you enjoy problem solving and you hold a current driving licence.


As a Network Inspector you’ll be based from our Minworth site.  You will work a shift pattern of 11-hour shifts, four on, four off (mornings, afternoons and nights) – the hours for this role average out at 37 hours per week with an opportunity for paid overtime.


Some of your other key accountabilities will include:





We’re seeking our new Network Inspector to be comfortable delivering great customer experience, be computer literate and have passion for the water industry.


Due to the nature of the work, you’ll also hold a full and valid Category B driving licence a minimum.  


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity, and a caring attitude we want to talk to you too.


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 want people who show up and get involved. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you?





Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent, and we’ll reward you for it too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live.


With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite's perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:


  • Starting salary of £26,149 + shift and weekend allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £1,500 per annum based on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate.
  • Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme including Gymflex, Dental and Critical Illness Insurance and our Technology Scheme where you can spread payment for a variety of Technology purchases.
  • A chance to sabe up to £500 per month for three or five years, with the option to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate.





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 get in touch with our amazing team of recruiters at


And if your curiosity has peaked 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.