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Posted Date:  15-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  29- March 2023
Location:  Powys
Company:  Hafren Dyfrdwy
Department:  Water treatment
Salary (£):  from £25,000

Technical Operator

Did you know the length of Severn Trent’s water main pipes would wrap around the world just over once? Well, now you do.



It’s a big network, and a big responsibility. Every day 8 million people from Scunthorpe to Stroud rely on us to bring them clean water at the turn of a tap and take away their waste in one flush.



From planning, to digging, to inspecting 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. 








Working within our Customer Operations department, you have the chance to join the team as a Technical Operator where you’ll predominantly be operating and maintaining a water treatment works, Raw and Potable Reservoirs, Ground water bore holes and Distribution Boosters. If you don’t mind getting out and about and love getting stuck in, this role may just be for you.


You’ll be involved in numerous daily activities from Water quality testing to safety checks and contractor liaison, ensuring all of our plants and assets are running smoothly and efficiently and there are no adverse effects on our environment.  . 


Plus, as our new Technical operator at Hafren Dyfrdwy, you’ll also be involved in the maintenance of our Hydropower Generation stations, so a great way to grow and expand your skill set on some of our amazing assets! 


So, does this sound like you? Then read on.






Your key accountabilities in helping us will be:


  • You will Operate both the water treatment plants & Raw Water Sources.
  • You will be Operating the assets under your control to ensure that all water quality and quantity limits are met.
  • You will ensure the Health & Safety of yourself, colleagues, visitors and members of the public.
  • You’ll comply with statutory, company policies and procedures. .
  • You will also Operate the assets under your control to ensure that there is no adverse impact upon the environment.
  • Please note, This role as a technical operator working 8:00-16:00. There will also be standby rota (1 in 6). A driving License is also required for this role.  




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: Up to £25,000
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Annual bonus scheme (based on company performance) 
  • Leading pension scheme
  • 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   



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!