Applications are now open!

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do here at United Utilities, and that’s why we’re on the lookout for the best talent, no matter who you are, to join our graduate scheme.

Click the link below to see all the roles we have available until 31st October.

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Across all of our graduate programmes you will receive excellent training that will help you develop your career. All of our graduate programmes have been tailor-made to provide you with the business knowledge and technical training you require. Your placements will take you all over our business to understand how we work. There’s also the opportunity to attend internal courses and industry events, helping you to further expand your knowledge of the water industry.

Managers, mentors and buddies will be on hand to help you get to grips with your new role. They’re a friendly bunch and will show you the ropes – there’s quite a lot to get your head around. 

You’ll be rewarded for your commitment with a starting salary of £28,500, a massive 26 days of annual leave every year, which will increase to a maximum of 30 days after four years’ service, PLUS bank holidays. Our fantastic benefits include private healthcare, discounted gym, flexible holidays, and award winning pension scheme.

You’ll play a crucial role in helping provide an essential service to our seven million customers across the North West. It’s a big job with a lot of work going on so whether you’re based in our head office or out on site, there’ll always be variety in your work.

Get an insight into a day at United Utilities

From customer service to scientist to water network technician, here’s a glimpse into life at United Utilities.

Benefits of being a graduate at United Utilities 

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Salaries start from £28,500


Dedicated mentors and managers who will support you every step of the way.

  26 days leave excluding bank holidays.
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Ofsted rated United Utilities as a GOOD training provider.   State of the art training facilities.   Award winning pension scheme.