Water or Waste Water Network Operative

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A water or waste water network operative installs, repairs and maintains the pipes bringing in fresh water supplies and the sewers carrying away waste water.

The Work

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The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Trainee operatives with Scottish Water start on around £14,200 a year, rising to between £17,772 and £26,317 a year once qualified. They may earn extra through overtime.

In other companies operatives can earn around £20,000 and go up to £38,000 for operatives with several years' experience.


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Getting In

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What Does it Take?

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Getting On

More Information

You can find more infrmation here at the Energy and Uitilty Skills website.


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