Engineering

Whatever aspect of engineering you're interested in, we've got something for you. As an engineering graduate you'll benefit from the shared knowledge and expertise of working with colleagues across all of the Engineering disciplines whilst also developing your own specialist skills. 

We've got graduate opportunities for a variety of engineering disciplines and you can find out more about them, including how to apply, below.

Mechanical engineer

United Utilities provides water and sewage services to around seven million people. Behind the scenes that means operating enough miles of pipework and sewers to wrap three times round the planet. Our mechanical engineers are responsible for the development of mechanical designs within the project delivery structure and also provide support to our operational and business colleagues. You will also benefit from shared knowledge and expertise of working with colleagues across all of the engineering disciplines.

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Geoenvironmental engineer

In short, it's our job to bring three million households and 200,000 businesses, clean, clear water and to take their waste water away so our customers can simply get on with their day. Our biggest projects are focussed on all aspects of the water industry, as part of our capital programme across the North West. As a geoenvironmental engineer, you will work as part of a specialist department, getting involved in anything from working at dams in the mountains, to offshore outfalls and of course, everything in between. 

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Chemical engineer

United Utilities has an extensive water and wastewater network – enough pipes to stretch around the world several times. We invest billions of pounds to improve water and the environment across the North West, while taking care of some of the most scenic and environmentally sensitive countryside in the region. As a chemical engineer, you will provide process engineering services within United Utilities’ project delivery and operations structure, and participate in the development of United Utilities’ engineering standards, systems and procedures. 

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Network modelling engineer

The Wholesale department is the engine room of United Utilities that is responsible for planning, operating and maintaining our water and wastewater assets, in order to provide an essential service for seven million customers across the North West. The network modelling team exists to provide and manage hydraulic network modelling services for UU in support of its capital programme, its operational performance and the future development of the business, whilst driving performance and improving customer service in a safe working environment.

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Civil engineer

At United Utilities, we’re embracing new technology, thinking outside of the box to improve services for our customers and even harnessing the renewable energy potential of the region’s water, waste and weather. Our projects are focussed on all aspects of the water industry as part of our capital programme across the North West. As a civil engineer working on this programme, you will gain invaluable experience and expertise in all aspects of the water industry, from regulation, project development, design and construction. 

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Electrical Engineer

United Utilities has an impressive water and wastewater network. Did you know we provide three million households and 200,000 businesses with clean, clear water and also take their waste water away? Our Electrical engineers cover all aspects of Electrical, Instrumentation, Control & Automation (EICA), and are responsible for the development of all UU Water's electrical designs, ranging from 11kV, to PLC SCADA applications within the project delivery structure. You will also provide support to our operational and other business colleagues.

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