WRc plc is one of the world’s most innovative and independent scientific and engineering consultancies. Founded 90 years ago, we have a unique heritage. We are trusted by Government, industry, regulators and the utilities to solve today’s most significant and urgent challenges in the fields of water, gas and the natural environment. 

The WRc Opportunity

We have embarked an ambitious plan that aims for significant growth and expansion in the next five years. This will provide exciting opportunities for the right people to join us. You will play your part in our future by enabling us to achieve our commercial objectives through the delivery of customer-focused solutions. In return, you will be part of an organisation in which expertise is celebrated; an infectious passion for your specialist skill-set is actively welcomed; and drive and performance are rewarded.

What we do 

WRc recognises the benefits of collaboration as a driver of innovation. By exploiting our knowledge and technology, combined with 90 years’ experience, we have earned a reputation of being client-centred professionals who work to develop and implement valued solutions.

At WRc, we are striving to be established innovation leaders and every innovation is underpinned by technical expertise. Our people are our greatest resource and the most important building block for commercial success. Hence, everything we do is founded on attracting exceptional people and a programme of continuous leadership, professional and commercial development.

Our clients

WRc operates across different sectors including Water, Environment, Gas and Resource Management. Our clients include regulators, water and gas utility companies, government organisations, NGO’s, trade organisations, industrial manufacturers and waste management companies.

Culture & Benefits

In our welcoming and inclusive environment, at WRc we foster a culture where talented and motivated people are nurtured, encouraged and supported to succeed and develop their skills. We know that with the right people, we are able to build on our unrivalled reputation in the fields of innovation and technical excellence. We welcome team members who bring new ways thinking and fresh approaches to problem solving as well as those who have a genuine passion for their specialist subject or area of research.

In return for your commitment, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours based on a 37-hour week, Monday to Friday
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Free accident/life insurance
  • Cash Health Plan
  • Active Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised on-site staff restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • On-site gardening club & allotments
  • Office location with easy M4 access / excellent travel links

Graduate Recruitment

At WRc we see graduates as our future generation of experts. By joining us as a Graduate you will benefit from being included in our Graduate Training programme which is a series of structured training modules covering a range of business and industry related topics, this will be in addition to you receiving on-the-job training

The nature of the work you will be involved in will depend on the projects available but could involve

  • Processing data and information to produce statistical analyses or to develop and calibrate models.
  • Interpreting the results from analysis or modelling and the implications they have for our clients.
  • Compiling data and information, either directly from our clients or through literature and other searches.
  • Visiting sites to carry out sampling, monitoring or site audits.

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We work in the following sectors

  • Energy
  • Renewables
  • Science
  • Utilities

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Sarah Edmunds - Consultant Scientist - Catchment Management

"WRc were supportive in helping me gain more experience in project management"

Dean Manning - Graduate Engineer - Treatment Processes

" Since joining WRc I have really enjoyed the friendly environment and active social club"
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WRc works in the water, waste, environment and gas sectors.
Clients include European Commission and UK government agencies.
WRc employs over 100 people.
Over 90 years experience.
Over 1,000 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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