Northumbrian Water

  • Chelmsford
At Essex & Suffolk Water, our job is to provide clean, clear drinking water that tastes great to the homes and businesses of 1.8 million customers. As a controller at our Water Treatment Works in Hanningfield, you’ll play a key role in maintaining the quality of water across the region.



This is an essential service. With your team, you will be responsible for keeping the water treatment process in Essex operating smoothly and safely in all conditions. So if you’re self motivated, resourceful and pragmatic with a strong service ethic and experience of working in a technical environment, then we want to hear from you.



You’ll work as part of a small team, responsible for operating and controlling the water treatment process at Hanningfield WTW. You’ll conduct tasks in all conditions to ensure our assets operate correctly and will undertake fault finding investigations when issues are found. You will undertake process monitoring around the water treatment works and carry out adjustments and calibrations as well as taking and analysing samples of water. Monitoring of plant and equipment performance will be carried out from the control room using a computerised system as well as by undertaking physical checks around the water treatment works site.