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Posted Date:  21-Jan-2023
Posting End Date:  5-Jan-2023
Location:  Suffolk
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Coal Authority
Salary (£):  £22,000 - £28,000

Field Technician




Want to do the best work of your life? Playing your part in making a big difference to the environment and communities we serve. Our people make Severn Trent a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine. 


Are you looking for a job where every day is different? Do you like working outside and having the responsibility to see each job through to completion? If so, we have the perfect opportunity with four Maintenance Technician roles to fill! 


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 looking for the right behaviours to join our organisation, which we value more than any industry experience. If you’re used to working outside, willing to learn and progress your career, we would love to hear from you!



Severn Trent Services provide water and waste services to companies nationwide, including the MoD and The Coal Authority.


This Field Technician role sits within a brand-new team, OREN Environmental and will be multi-functional and diverse. You will need to carry out a combination of grounds maintenance, reed bed maintenance, lagoon management, repair work and site cleaning.


Some of the key accountabilities of this position are: 


  • Operate and maintain the highest Health & Safety and quality standards in accordance with all Company policy and procedures.
  • To work collaboratively as part of a two-man team.
  • Accountable and responsible for operating a company provided vehicle and trailer to Severn Trent’s Transport standards.
  • Provide high level of customer service to maintain customer expectations of quality service provision.


A full UK Driving Licence is essential as you’ll start from home and work across your allocated region, predominately Suffolk. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility is required with occasional over-night stays needed to get the job done.



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.  



Our benefits at a glance:  

  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, based on company performance & eligibility)  
  • Salary of up to £28,000 – dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)  
  • 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



Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSevernTrent on social media.