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Graduate Opportunities at Scottish Water

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Graduate Opportunities, Permanent
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As a Graduate in Scottish Water you’ll be contributing to the success and continued growth of one of Scotland’s most critical businesses

Job Description

As a Graduate in Scottish Water you’ll be contributing to the success and continued growth of one of Scotland’s most critical businesses. We believe that everyone has talent and offer tailored learning and development and the opportunity to take ownership of your career, enabling you to reach your full potential. You’ll have the ability to: add value, inspire trust and demonstrate pride in your work to ensure you thrive within our business.


On our Graduate Development Programme, which starts in September 2018, you will work with multi-functional teams across Scotland, providing you with a fantastic overview of our business.

You will have a variety of interesting and challenging placements on the 2 year graduate programme and your professional development will continue when you move into one of our professional roles.

We are looking for Graduates who have the determination to succeed and become our future experts and leaders.


We have several opportunities for you to join our Graduate Programme in September 2018, in various parts of the business, including:


  • Engineering Graduate Development Programme: ref:5932
  • Digital Graduate Development Programme: ref:5933
  • Estimating Graduate Development Programme: ref:5934
  • Management Graduate Development Programme: ref:5935


You’ll be given the chance to stretch yourself in placements across the business and across Scotland too… by being flexible in your thinking and sometimes in your location. We also have a growing international business which means there may even be some fantastic opportunities for you to work on projects abroad.


Interested in building a career at Scottish Water? Apply by 4th January 2018.


Working at Scottish Water


Scottish Water is one of the UKs leading water companies, the quality of drinking water and satisfaction with the service we provide our customers has never been higher - but we want to be even better – and you could help play an important part in ensuring that Scottish Water is trusted to care for the water on which Scotland depends.


Our employee engagement levels are among the highest in the UK and we have an inclusive and collaborative work environment where we respect people’s differences. We are passionate about creating opportunities for young people are proud to have the Investors in Young People accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to creating rewarding opportunities for young people. We recently won the award for "Best Workplace of the Year" in 2016 at the Hr NETWORK National Awards (Scotland).


As a Scottish Water Graduate you can expect to receive excellent training and support, to enable you to realise your full potential and progress to the highest levels of our organisation. You will also be eligible for all benefits that our employees enjoy such as 37 days holiday per year, eligibility to join the defined benefit, contributory pension scheme and much more.


Any offer of employment with Scottish Water will be subject to the successful completion of a mandatory pre-employment screening process. Details can be found on our website.


Please note. Direct applications won't be considered. We are not in a position to accept emailed CV’s