The recruitment process


Man working on laptopQ. I've been asked to complete some online tests. What can I expect?
A. The tests that you have been asked to complete will be relevant to the position you have applied for. You might be asked to complete a number of tests, but don’t worry these will be outlined in the invitation you receive. You’ll also be told the deadline for completing the tests.

All of the tests are multiple choice and you’ll have the opportunity to take some practice tests first.

If you consider yourself to have a disability that may affect your ability to take the tests, please let us know before taking the test and we’ll allow for reasonable adjustments to be made.

Q. How long will the recruitment process take and what can I expect?
A. There will be several stages of the process and the time between stages will differ depending on the number of applications received and the number of positions available.

You will receive an update from the team at every stage of the process but you can also check the status of your application online at any time. The majority of correspondence will be via email, so please ensure that emails from United Utilities aren't blocked or marked as spam. (Emails are currently sent from

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