Water Hygiene Engineer

4 days left

MW Recruitment
Greater London
£25000 - £27000/annum
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 03, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Industry, Other
Water Hygiene/Treatment Engineer

Based Kentish Town, London, NW5

The client is a London-based SME delivering mechanical and electrical services for both the public and private sectors. We provide a variety of services from one-off installations and servicing to capital investment schemes and planned preventative maintenance programs with an emergency call-out service 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. We are looking for a Water Hygiene Engineer to join our fantastic, expanding, and fast-paced company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES The role requires a candidate who can drive and work across multi-sites (mobile nature). All works in this role will be located in and around North London in a range of different types of buildings including housing, commercial, sheltered housing, and public buildings. Duties include • Temperature taking and monitoring of hot and cold-water systems. • Conduct cold water tank inspections/surveys • Take microbiological samples for analysis • Servicing, testing, and maintenance of thermostatic mixing valves (TMV) • Chlorination and disinfection of water systems • Managing and updating logbooks on site. • Water treatment • Flush of LTHW & HGT pipework • Dosing HGT System • Water sampling • Cleaning filters (x-pots) or Magner clenes • Cleaning Strainers

QUALIFICATIONS • Basic Legionella Awareness training • Basic Asbestos Awareness training

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE Knowledge • Up to date knowledge of HSE ACoP L8 (Legionella Bacteria Control in Water Systems). • Knowledge of how to carry out the cleaning and disinfecting of water systems. • Basic plumbing knowledge is advantageous. Skills • Able to prioritize work within deadlines. • Excellent communication skills. • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and as an exemplar representative of the Client. • Able to work in a high-pressured, busy environment. • Able to use a PDA to receive jobs. • Able to work to own initiative as well as in a team. • Able to problem solve and find solutions that are practicable, and cost-effective to the business. Experience • Minimum three years of experience working in legionella water monitoring on hot and cold water systems. • Experience in carrying out water tank inspections & surveys • Experience in carrying out hot water vessel inspections & surveys • Experience in conducting microbiological sampling • TMV servicing and testing experience.

SPECIAL FACTORS The successful candidate will… • Be flexible in their work approach to working hours. May be asked to work outside of normal working hours as and when required for the client to meet its commitments to its contracts • Be fluent in English. • Be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS check as per terms of employment. • Have a full UK driving license