Sludge Technician
Anglian Water Services
Kings Lynn , United Kingdom
10d ago


As a Sludge Technician, working on a rotating shift, you will be part of a team that works together to provide an important 24 hour service for our sludge treatment process.

This team orientated position will see you help operate treatment centres in order to produce a biosolids fertiliser product that can be recycled and sold to the agricultural market.

Daily responsibilities will include monitoring and making adjustments to the processes on the sludge processing and treatment plant, altering chemical dose rates and pump speeds, completing daily laboratory tests on the process and final product to ensure quality is maintained and completing work reports.

Taking responsibility for process changes and the Sludge Treatment Centre as a whole you will also be required to unblock pumps, keep the site tidy and safe and report quality incidents to the manager within the required timescales.


To succeed in this role, you will have experience of operating in the water recycling industry and posses a basic knowledge of mechanical equipment, though further training will be provided.

This will be backed up by an NVQ Level 2 / 3 qualification or equivalent experience in a Craft or Science subject. Strong skills in both numeracy and literacy are also vital.

You will need some IT skills and good knowledge of health and safety as occasionally you may be required to assist with Works Technician duties.

You also will need to be self motivated and be able to work to your own initiative.

About Us

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. Just take a look at our Love Every Drop strategy that underpins everything that we do and you’ll start to get a feel for our culture.

It’s collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you.

We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.


  • We pride ourselves on offering a range of benefits and we can often offer flexible working options. Other perks include;
  • Private Health Care with additional support focusing on your wellbeing, a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers and access to several high street discounts.

    Anglian Water takes Health & Safety very seriously. Any job offer may depend on you passing a drugs and alcohol test. If appropriate, you may also be tested at other times during the course of your employment.

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