United Utilities Employee Profiles

Simon – Former Asset Management Graduate

"In my first year on the graduate scheme I had placements in wastewater strategy team at our head office followed by an opportunity to work in the area management team responsible for operating the wastewater treatment assets in Lancashire. In my second year I worked as part of a team, helping to produce the wastewater element of our 5 year busin.."

Matt - Water Graduate

"My first placement on the graduate scheme involved delivering a cost benefit analysis of our catchment management project called SCaMP. This involved visiting water treatment works across the region to understand if raw water quality continued to deteriorate the way it has over the last decade how it would affect the water treatment works. This .."

Danisha - Wastewater Graduate

"My first placement on the graduate scheme involved helping to deliver a multi-million pound project which aimed to modernise wastewater treatment works across United Utilities. The project enabled works to be remotely monitored and controlled from a local hub, delivering huge benefits for site performance and efficiency. Following this, I und.."

Alexandria - Graduate Environmental Planner

"My role as Graduate Environmental Planner involves working within multi-disciplinary teams, consisting of a variety of engineering and project delivery disciplines, in order to deliver UU’s engineering projects. My role is to assess the potential environmental and planning constraints, evaluate the long term benefits, minimise construct.."

Andrew - Project Management and Coordination Graduate

"I spent my first 12 months working mainly in the Impounding Reservoirs team, who deliver an interesting and varied programme of works. This ranges from small scale maintenance projects, right through to multi-million pound capital schemes, aimed at safeguarding our reservoirs against the impacts of climate change. During my time so far, I&rsq.."

Gary – Graduate Electrical (Operational Technology)

"I’ve been with United Utilities for four months and came in early to the scheme to gain experience of how Operational Technology functions within the business. During my time here, I’ve been involved in a number of projects, all helping me to gain a better understanding of the technology used within the treatment process, and how .."

Michael – Graduate Mechanical Engineer

"I’ve been at United Utilities for 2 years and have undertaken placements as part of the graduate scheme. One such placement has been working within Asset Maintenance Support (AMS). This department is responsible for Very Small Projects (VSP’s) and I’ve worked on several projects, organising team meetings to discuss and agree.."

Christopher - Graduate Process Engineer

"The graduate scheme actively promotes my personal development towards my ambition of becoming a Chartered Chemical Engineer"