Trainee Production Technician

Date:  8 Feb 2024
Company:  DWR Cymru Cyfyngedig Welsh Water Plc
City:  Pontypool

Pontypool, Wales, GB, NP4 0TA

Job Requisition Number                              5705                                                                              
Work Type Permanent
Job Function Operational
Salary Range £21,913


Closing Date


23:59 - 17th March 2024


What to expect?


A key element of this role will be operating our treatment works and associated pumping stations to health and safety requirements. 
As part of your development, your training will consist of both practical and theory based learning. Trainees will complete a competency programme delivered by our training teams. 

What you'll be learning


•    How to control chemical and other stock levels and consumables by control management of purchasing.
•    Inducting, supervising and managing outside contractors carrying out maintenance on our equipment.
•    Planning work with our supervisors while making sure we don't interrupt service to our customers.

What do I need?


  • You will need an English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C or above and also working towards a driving licence if you haven’t already got one.


The Assessment open days for this role will be held on the 17th & 18th April 2024

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 
Whilst also working for a not-for profit company that truly cares about earning the trust of customers every day, and about looking after our beautiful environment

Who we are


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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