Laboratory Technician Scheme - Closed

Make life happen. Work with water.

The scale and impact of what we do is huge: delivering the world’s most precious resource to over eight million customers, every day, takes innovative solutions - and fluid thinking. Working in our labs, you’ll have an impact on thousands of people and businesses, transforming and shaping lives, both today and tomorrow.

What you'll be doing

As an apprentice laboratory technician you may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation from undertaking chemical analysis of drinking water, to testing samples from water treatment works, service reservoirs, customer taps and catchment surveys.

As a team we are required to manage a high volume complex work streams so we must accurately record all of our testing to ensure samples are tested within the required priority deadlines and so that we a confident that they meet our strict regulatory standards.

How we'll support you
Training and Development

Your rotation placements will allow you to develop the skills and experience that you’ll require to become an expert here, either through working in operational teams or on technical projects. During this time, you’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training modules and have the opportunity to gain a range of NVQ Level 3/4 Qualifications.

To help you drive and own your career progression, we’ll provide you with Personal Development Plan. This will be set and agreed with your line manager and reviewed regularly to inform your bi-annual performance reviews.  


Due to the high application numbers recieved for this role we are now closed for new applications for 2018.