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Welsh Water
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About the company

  • Company size
    1001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    £500m to £1bn
  • Industry
    Energy, Mining, Utilities


Salary estimated from 636 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 100 reviews and is evolving.


Process Operator in Cardiff, Cardiff
on 26 April 2021
If your face fits you will do well
Low wages, but relatively good job security. Great team members at the lower level, but management very cliquey and not very professional at times. Company image is not the reality.
Sewer operator in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
on 4 May 2021
Good bunch of lads but ends at that
Having worked for welsh water for years i have seen many changes over the yrs all for the worse tho. Sewerage operatives are THE ONLY ONE'S in the company who work a 40hrs contract every one else in company works 37hr! But we work long hrs on call out in all weathers working as single man. Lifting numerous heavy manholes day in day out. Pressure is put on us about banging jobs out do as many as you can. All changes they put on us but no extra money. Unrealistic targets figures numbers from management, mirco managed they Preach about health and safety etc but if you work the way they want you will get nothing done a day. You can try and apply for job in different departments but wont get any where unless ur face fits. Interview process is just a formality they all ready know whos got job before you attend interview. They will tell you that you didnt get job because no experience in that role. But then they give job to family members external candidates, contractors! However welsh water motto is we promote from within 🤣. There is so much stress and pressure with the role peoples mental health are suffering. You pass this info on to your supervisor and they couldnt care less. Family friendly shifts they say. Colleagues not having family time or life with kids cause of hours we work. You mention this to managment and they say speak to union. Only way you will progress within welsh water is if your useless at your current role or lazy or up managment bum holey
Sampling technician in Swansea
on 10 February 2021
Overall great company to work for, loads of different departments to work at, at various locations throughout Wales . Great benefits of working for dcww/Welsh water. Bonuses, holiday entitlements, good pension scheme
HR Co-Ordinator in Remote working
on 10 February 2021
Employees are looked after.
Welsh Water look after their staff and offer a range of benefits and support.Great company to work for :-)Room to progress within and a clear diverse culture
Customer service inspector in Hereford, Herefordshire
on 24 January 2021
Hereford customer service poisonous
Bullied as a hereford customer service inspector. Had to leave the company. Management did nothing. No planning on daily work. All very snide people and i had a good job before coming here for what i would hope would be progression. Would not recommend. Management still do not deal with bullying as so little people on the ground they cannot follow the procedures they have in place in the wider company.

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Interview insights

Insights from 81 Indeed users who have interviewed with Welsh Water within the last 5 years.
Average experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a day or two

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Shared on 15 July 2020