Thames Water

Thames Water

We’re the UK’s largest water and wastewater company, serving 15 million customers each day across the South East, including our capital London. Each day, through innovative new ideas, we’re improving our technology and taking on exciting new challenges to improve our customer service and make us the best in our industry.

You’ll never be short of something to sink your teeth into. And because we’re so large, there are plenty of opportunities open to you to develop and make a real difference.

Apprenticeships play a key role in our success in delivering the essential service to our customers. We have a great history in taking on apprentices and more importantly our apprentices progressing through the company. Our established programmes offer you the opportunity to both study at college and gain hands on experience at our sites. 

We offer a number of apprenticeships at Thames Water: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation, Controls and Automation Engineering. For 2017 we will also be recruiting Higher Apprentices into our Laboratories. We are offering training, qualifications, real life experience and the opportunity to "Earn while you learn". This is a real job with real rewards. You will be learning about new and innovative technologies that will improve the way we work at Thames Water for years to come. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills that are already in high demand across the industry and will set you on the path to your future career. 

We are looking for people who:

  • Have a genuine desire to learn and drive their own development
  • Are committed to a career in engineering
  • Show a can-do attitude
  • Are creative and proactive
  • Will take ownership of tasks and are motivated
  • Are a good team player
  • Keep health and safety at the forefront of everything they do


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