Trainee Process Operator

Date:  12 Feb 2024
Company:  DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
City:  Abergavenny

Abergavenny, Wales, GB, NP7 9AQ

Job Requisition Number                              5653                                                                              
Work Type Permanent
Job Function Operational
Salary Range £21,913


Closing Date 


23:59 - 17th March 2024



What to expect?

As a Process Operator, you will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and monitoring of Wastewater Treatment Works and associated sewage pumping stations. This will include:


•    Operating sites in line with environmental permits to protect environment, general maintenance of equipment and site, taking effluent samples to monitor and improve biological performance.
•    Take responsibility for identifying and where applicable undertaking reactive work as required. 
•    Identifying potential pollution risks from our assets, taking measures to prevent pollution and escalating when required.
•    Looking at ways we can continuously improve.

As part of your trainee programme you will work alongside the current operational team to gain experience and knowledge of the site and attend multiple training course to become a competent operator.



What do I need?

A driving licence is required for this role. If you don’t have one currently, we ask that you are working towards this.



What’s in it for me?

As well as a market competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus an additional 8 for bank holidays, we offer a range of employee benefits and rewards including: 
•    Variable pay schemes (your salary will always stay the same, but depending on the performance of the company you could receive a yearly bonus) 
•    Reduction on gym memberships and high street shopping 
•    Cycle to work scheme 
•    Car-leasing scheme 
•    Health CashBack scheme 
•    Enhanced family friendly policies 
•    Enhanced employer pension contributions – Up to 11% employer contributions 
•    An employee assistance programme for employees and your immediate family 



Who are we?

If you like the sound of all of this, read on to learn a little more about who we are… 
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keep 3 million people healthy each day with safe, reliable water, and take away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas. 
To be able to deliver high quality, essential services which help to protect the health of our customers, colleagues and our environment, we need the right people to deliver on our vision.  This is achieved by living our core values and demonstrating the core behaviours that underpin them.  The security of our people, assets and information is key to us, so we are looking for people who understand and comply with the company’s required security objectives. 
We know that the most successful teams are the most diverse teams. Equality, diversity and inclusion provide the very foundation to our culture at Welsh Water. We want every individual to feel confident, proud and able to bring their whole selves to work.  
To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from minority groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, Females, LGBT+, Non-binary and people with disabilities. Together we continue to build a workplace that not only celebrates the diverse voices of our colleagues but also represents each customer we serve. 
In essence, ours is a company based on trust, openness, respect, commitment and honesty. A company that our colleagues are proud to work for. 







Dŵr Cymru Cyf, a limited company registered in Wales No. 2366777. Registered office: Linea, Fortran Road, St. Mellons, Cardiff CF3 0LT

© Dŵr Cymru Cyf 2019.

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