Engineering
& technical

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There’s a wide choice of roles and capabilities in our Capital Delivery, Engineering and Asset division, which includes engineering, science, environmental and innovation. The projects you could be working on as part of these teams are incredibly varied because of our vast network, infrastructure and environments. Teams can work on hundreds of smaller projects to large-scale works – we’re investing billions of pounds across the network, so there’s a guaranteed diverse range of projects to get involved in as well as innovative approaches and technologies.

 

Environments we operate in

Our network

Our diverse network of environments includes areas of outstanding natural beauty in the Cotswolds to Europe’s largest water treatment plant at Beckton. We have 350 waste treatment sites, 100 water treatment works and we treat 2,700 million litres of water a day, with 35,000 km of pipe network and over 110,000 km of sewers. Our Engineering & Assets team plays a crucial role in getting the most out of all these assets for our customers today and for future generations.

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Engineering

Having our own dedicated Engineering team is key to accelerating the delivery of the large-scale projects we urgently need to modernise our water and sewage networks. Our Engineers are at the forefront of shaping the new world of water – our Design Engineers provide the designs for our future sewers, while our Civil and Construction Engineers ensure we build in the correct and safe way. Our Project Engineers manage multiple critical engineering projects while our Environmental engineers ensure we’re protecting our environment. Everyone has a crucial role to play in helping us to deliver life’s essential service.

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Project management

Our Project Managers are pivotal to us successfully delivering the large-scale projects we’re working on to create a new world of water. They ensure our often large and complex game-changing projects are completed to the very best standard within the right timeframes and budgets. We’re looking for passionate and committed people to join our Project Management team. Some of the exciting projects you could work on include building new reservoirs and treatment plants and upgrading our Victorian pipes.

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Programme management

Our Programme Managers are responsible for driving the end-to-end processes within Thames Water and our supply chain. They ensure that we are continuously raising the bar and shaping the future with our multi-million pound projects within our sewer and water networks. We need more programme managers to help us make our ambitious plans happen and build a new world of water for generations to come.

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Environmental specialists and water quality

Our environmental specialists are crucial if we want to achieve our purpose of helping the environment thrive. They make sure our work protects the environment by providing critical data to the business and following Environment Agency standards. Meanwhile, our water quality teams ensure the water we produce is safe for our customers to use, 24/7. These roles are a huge part of our mission to create a better world of water, protecting our environment and building resilience for tomorrow.

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Asset integration

Our Asset Integration team is at the heart of our delivery process, overseeing and being included in all projects from initial design right through to construction and commissioning, working with contractors to address any issues and ensure everything is completed correctly and to our standards. These roles are crucial to making sure our projects comply with environmental, regulatory, statutory and safeguarding requirements in asset design, delivery and testing, and monitoring delivery performance. They ensure health and safety are at the forefront of everything we complete on our sites, so our employees and communities are safe at all times.

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Why it’s important

Our broad range of specialists in engineering and technical disciplines are vital to help us become the company we want to be, creating a new world of water. Their work will impact future generations for decades to come, upgrading Victorian infrastructure with highly innovative systems that will help us deliver life’s essential service for today and build resilience for tomorrow. No matter what role you’re in, you’ll be leaving a lasting legacy as you help build the infrastructure and turn next generation thinking into a sustainable future for all.

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Our benefits

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Health MOT

From annual health MOTs to physiotherapy and counselling, we’ll help you take care of you and your family’s health and wellbeing.

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Financial benefits

Take advantage of our wealth of financial benefits, from discounts and shopping vouchers to generous pension contributions and life assurance.

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Loyalty rewards

We reward loyalty and going ‘above and beyond’, through loyalty and instant awards schemes.

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Support package

Expect an impressive package of support to help you fulfil your potential and enjoy a successful and sustainable career.

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Flexible hours

You can work flexibly in lots of ways: changing your days or hours, compressed hours, job shares, changing location and flexible retirement.