Posted Date:  14 Sep 2023
Posting End Date:  28- Sept- 2023
Location:  Wrexham
Company:  Hafren Dyfrdwy
Department:  Water treatment
Salary (£):  from £32,000

Senior Technician

Helô! We’re Hafren Dyfrdwy, one of the 11 regulated water and wastewater companies in England and Wales. We serve over 100,000 homes and businesses across Mid and North Wales, and our enduring focus is on delivering for our customers, both now and for generations to come.


Employing over 130 people, we’re a local company based in Wrexham and Powys and from providing clean water every time our customers turn on the tap to returning it to rivers even cleaner than we took it, we are proud to take care of one of life’s essentials.


We are passionate about ensuring the future well-being of generations in our region, and within Wales as a whole, and playing our part in supporting on the well-being goals is central to our strategy. There really is something for everyone here.






Our Water Treatment team have an opportunity for you to join as our new Senior Technician!



Working within our forward-thinking Water Treatment department you’ll support the team manager in managing the day-to-day operation of our water treatment sites. The role is pivotal in assisting the team to meet tough local and function wide targets around maintenance, quality, continuous supply, and safety and cost control. In your role you will have the opportunity to work with the maintenance and operational team embracing curiosity and learn new skills outside of your ‘day job’.



The role will include being part of a regional standby rota which operates 24/7, 365 days a year.



Some of your other key accountabilities will include:



• Enable the team to manage the day to day operation and maintenance of wholesale assets through allocated resources (people, capital assets, IT and finance).
• Ensure that the operation and maintenance of water supply treatment processes deliver full compliance with all regulatory and company requirements.
• Ensure consistent use and application of standardised practices and procedures for the management of H&S risk and quality problems, with full adherence to and promotion of the Company principles.
• Support local operator and maintenance teams in the development of cost saving, optimisation and improvement activities.
• Assist the team manager with Budget monitoring and preparations.
• Support the team manager in interpretation of relevant Health & Safety policies, assessing the impact of implementation and developing implementation plans.
• Assist the team manager with capital project work and liaising with Asset Creation with technical support through meetings or onsite support.






Experience in Water treatment and supply would be advantageous. Having strong understanding and experience of H&S management including managing contractors and suppliers would be beneficial. In addition having supervisory or management experience and exhibit relevant leadership behaviours would be desirable. A full UK driving will be required for the role.



You’ll have excellent communication skills, with an ability to engage and influence decision making with key stakeholders.



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 Hafren Dyfrdwy, 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:



  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year) 
  • Annual bonus scheme (up to £2,250 based on company performance and subject to eligibility)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 8% when you contribute 4%)  
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate
  • 10% monthly discount with Busy Bees Nurseries and one-week free childcare 
  • Dedicated training and development with our Academy 
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers 
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two paid 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 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.