Posted Date:  3 Jul 2024
Posting End Date:  05 - Aug - 2024
Location:  Blackburn
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Oren Environmental
Salary (£):  £24,242 - £28,350

Site Operator


We’re Severn Trent Services, a commercial arm of the Severn Trent Group. We provide water and waste services to companies nationwide, including the MoD and The Coal Authority.


Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.  


We’re currently recruiting for an Site Operator join our team covering our Blackburn region and surrounding areas on our Coal Authority contract.


Do you have processes experience? Are you keen to explore new ways to use your skills?


If so, we might have something perfect for you…




Covering our Wigan region and surrounding areas you’ll take responsibility for the performance and maintenance of the sites where you are designated as site champion, this includes ensuring water level compliance, consent level compliance and ensuring site standard audit scores increase over the period.


Your day-to-day tasks in this role will include gas and water sampling at multiple sites in your area, operational activates to maintain assets, providing first line diagnosis of electrical and mechanical assets as well as supporting the Operations manager in delivering additional works over and above base contract. 




Our ideal candidate will have a can do and willing attitude. You will ideally have an understanding of mine water treatment processes but this is not essential, IT systems and Health and Safety. Knowledge of sample analysis would be desirable.


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 involve. 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. 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:  


  • Salary range of £24,242 - £28,350.47
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)  
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, based on company performance)  
  • Company Van + Fuel card
  • 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  
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers 
  • 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!