Repair & Maintenance Water Network Trainee - Glasgow, Scotland - Scottish Water

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Repair & Maintenance Water Network Trainee

  • Ref no.: 6516
  • Salary: £14,200

For the best traineeship, just add water!

As a trainee at Scottish Water you’ll be joining one of Scotland’s most critical businesses and be part of the team who deliver essential water and waste water services to the people of Scotland.

We’re passionate about developing our people and we’ll help you make the most of your skills and abilities with first-class training, support, hands-on work experience and a huge investment in your development. You’ll have the chance to challenge and stretch yourself and build opportunities for your future as your career grows and develops. We’re a team that respects and values peoples’ differences, where you can be yourself - and where you can flourish.

As part of our commitment to talent development we are now accepting applications for our 2019 Trainee Programme which commences in August 2019 for you to join as a Repair and Maintenance Water Network Trainee based at Shieldhall, Glasgow. 

What will you be doing?

During this 2 year programme, you’ll be learning everything you need to know about how we maintain our water network to ensure our customers receive high quality and safe drinking water through our reliable and resilient service. That means most of your days will be spent outdoors working as part of an expert and experienced team who will support you to develop your skills and knowledge and achieve a nationally recognised qualification. This is your chance to learn as you earn, working with industry-leading teams to help deliver services that are essential to the daily lives of the people of Scotland.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for people who are self-motivated, team players who enjoy being outdoors. You should be practical, well organised and a good problem solver with a positive attitude and the ability to work on your own initiative. You’ll have five National 4 or 5 Qualifications and a full UK driving licence (or currently be working to achieve this). You’ll need to be able to demonstrate your interest in the practical element of this role (either through previous experience in a similar role or by clearly describing this in your application).

If you’re interested in starting your career in the water industry as a trainee, we’d love to hear from you! Apply through the link below by 7th April 2019

Further Information

If you’d like more information about our trainee and apprentice programmes and our application process please visit our website or contact us at If you have any special requirements or would like additional support in the application process, please contact People Connect at Scottish Water on 0131 445 6330 (Option 2).

Working at Scottish Water

We take employee engagement very seriously - and we’re proud of our inclusive and collaborative work environment where we respect people’s differences. We are passionate about creating opportunities for young people are proud to have the Investors in Young People Gold Standard accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to providing rewarding opportunities for young people.

Join our team and you’ll enjoy a host of benefits, including 37 days’ holiday a year, a defined benefit pension scheme, discounted healthcare plus a variety of flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies.

Please note: We have a standard procedure for everyone looking to join us. If you are invited to our assessment centre, you will be required to show evidence of your eligibility to work in the UKIf you are offered a traineeship with us you’ll need to successfully complete our pre-employment screening process, including Disclosure Scotland and reference checking (you can find out more about this on our website). We can’t accept direct applications or emailed CVs, please apply online.

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