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United Utilities

Our company in a nutshell

We're looking for the future leaders of our business. Do you have the drive, ambition and ideas to take your career to the next level?

We keep vital services flowing for millions of people, and that means plenty of challenging and exciting roles we can offer you. We are a thriving FTSE 100 company and you'll be able to make your mark right from the start.

Who we are

We are the United Kingdom's largest listed water company, founded in 1995 as a result of the merger of North West Water and NORWEB. The group manages the regulated water and waste water network in North West England - which includes Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside which have a combined population of nearly 7 million. We keeping the taps flowing and the toilets flushing for 3 million homes and 200,000 businesses across the region.

The United Utilities Group was the distribution network operator for the North West until 2010 when the electricity subsidiary was sold to Electricity North West. United Utilities' headquarters are in Warrington, Cheshire, and the company has 5,300 direct employees.

Careers with us  

There's a lot of ground to cover to deliver a good, reliable service. So, whether you love the great outdoors or the hustle and bustle of city life, you're bound to find a role that's perfect for you. We're also passionate about innovation and are always looking for new ways to drive our business into the future.

If you've got a mind for fresh ideas, love thinking outside the box and fancy learning some new skills, then a career with us could be your next big adventure.

Take a look at the wide range of opportunities HERE.

Graduate schemes

Whatever area of our business your interests lie in, our graduate programme will give you first-class training and support, together with an in-depth understanding of your chosen business area - so that you can develop the skills you need to progress your career as you make a real contribution to some of our live projects.

Find out more about graduate opportunities and some of our exciting ongoing projects HERE.

We've got opportunities across the North West, so whether you fancy a taste of city life or the rolling hills of Cumbria, there's bound to be something that's right up your street.


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