Repair and Maintenance Supply Operator | Wessex Water


Do you enjoy working outdoors and being part of a team? If so, we have a great opportunity for you as a Repair and Maintenance (R&M) Supply Operator!

What can I expect?

We describe ourselves as ‘community within a community’ here at Wessex Water, and the Networks team is no exception. We provide a vital service that helps to ensure we supply water to 1.3 million customers, and we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the team.

As one of our Repair and Maintenance Supply Operators, working in the Network Utilities team, you’ll carry out a variety of repairs and maintenance to the water supply distribution network, making sure that it meets quality and customer service standards. This might mean excavating and repairing burst water mains and leaks or making new connections, as well as landscaping and general building works.

You’ll be working within a great team, outdoors, dealing with different challenges every day and providing a vital service to our customers. These jobs involve operating as part of a two- person team.

What are we looking for?

This role will be based at our Sturminster Newton depot, so it is best suited to candidates living in the surrounding area, but consideration will be given to those living further away.

We’re looking for someone with a positive and can-do attitude who is well-organised, customer focused and a great team player.

You will need:

  • a valid driving licence
  • experience installing new services and meters, pipe-laying and/or general building
  • a current Streetworks ticket and a Health and Safety certificate would be preferred although full training can be given.

It is important to understand that you will be required to participate in an out-of-hours standby rota.

Benefits for you

  • Pension – up to 20% combined contribution
  • 25 days’ holiday rising to 28 with length of service
  • Opportunity to buy and sell up to five days’ holiday
  • Health benefits package
  • Life assurance (up to four times your salary)
  • Electric vehicle salary exchange
  • Flexible working
  • Cashback and discounts from over 1,200 retailers
  • Paid volunteering day
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Interactive health and wellbeing platform
  • Support from mental health first aiders
  • £1000 referral fee if you recommend someone to work for us

What will you get from us?

Our people tell us Wessex Water is a great place to work, and they stay with us! We are proud of how we support development and career progression. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health and wellbeing and flexible working.

We continue to promote diversity and inclusion. With that in mind, we welcome all applicants.

We are delighted to have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a Disability Confident Employer. Applicants who declare they have a disability or have previously served with the Armed Forces, and meet the minimum requirements for the job, will automatically be invited for an interview.

Please let us know if you require any additional support or adjustments to assist you in starting your journey with Wessex Water.

If you have what it takes to join this award-winning business and want to be part of our exciting journey and share in that success, then please get in contact with us to find out more.

Sound interesting? Please click the link to progress to the next step

Closing Date 31/8/22


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