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Water Treatment Engineer / Supervisor

Workshop Recruitment
£35,000 - £38,000 per year
Closing date
Apr 2, 2023

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Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Water Treatment Engineer / Supervisor

Full-time, Permanent, 40-hour week 08.00-16.30 (half hour unpaid lunch)

Portsmouth and the South of England

£35K - £38k + Company Vehicle

Our client has been specialists in both commercial and domestic water softeners and water treatment for over 40 years in the UK. They are a family run business who are proud to hold a Royal Warrant for over 10 years for Buckingham Palace.

This is an exciting opportunity to join this prestigious & friendly Company.

Ideally the candidate must have previous experience of 5 years plus in the water treatment or plumbing industry. Must be able to work within a small team, but also be disciplined whilst lone working.

They currently have an opportunity for an experienced Water Treatment Engineer/Supervisor to join a longstanding company within the water treatment industry.

The role would require carrying out engineering works and surveying/quoting for new works.

The successful candidate will hold a solid work history and strong technical knowledge of the industry. Previous/current experience working with a team of engineers, liaising with clients and undertaking water treatment/hygiene works is a must.

The ideal candidate would be happy to remain hands on and travel within the role, as well as work out of the Portsmouth office as required.

Must live within a reasonable and practical commuting distance of the office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct site surveys for future works.
  • Office quoting and client liaison to ensure work approval.
  • Answer technical queries as and when required.
  • Act of non-conformance tracker systems.
  • Notifying clients of risks and responsibilities.
  • To update Legionella Control systems.
  • Control calibration of testing equipment.
  • Carrying out a range of water treatment / hygiene duties to a mixture of water systems including; closed systems, chemical dosing systems, water softeners, Ultra-violet systems and others.
  • Planning of work schedules.
  • To work with a team of engineers to carry out water hygiene/treatment tasks when required.
  • Maintaining a professional working relationship with clients.
  • Water temperature monitoring, as required.
  • Water sampling for Bacterial and Legionella sampling, as required.
  • Shower cleans and disinfections, as required.
  • TMV Servicing and Maintenance etc, as required.
  • Closed system testing, dosing and flushing, as required.
  • Internal pipework disinfections, as required.
  • External pipework chlorination's - pipework ranges in length with diameters ranging from 25mm +90mm, as required.
  • Tank clean and disinfections, as required.
  • Water softener installations, and UV & Filtration installations, as required.
  • Assist with private water system works, as required.
  • Dosing pump installations/servicing, as required.
  • Assist with remedial works following Legionella Risk Assessments (e.g. plumbing works & other works), as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Will hold extensive experience working as an engineer within the water treatment industry.
  • Must have a strong technical knowledge and will ideally hold experience working on closed systems.
  • Demonstrable experience working in a busy office environment and using computer systems daily.
  • Evidence of ability to use Microsoft office package and ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Working as a member of a team with the flexibility to cope with changes to work plans at short notice.
  • Experience in delivering excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrable organisational skills and ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Will hold up to date knowledge of water treatment / legionella guidelines / legislation.
  • Will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be happy to travel within the role.
  • Previous Supervisor/Quoting experience is desirable.

  • CSCS (like to have, not mandatory)
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • 3-5 years of relevant water hygiene and treatment experience
  • Recent DBS (Disclosure Barring Service)
  • Any relevant industry certification, beneficial to the role.

  • Uniform provided
  • PPE provided
  • Van included with no private mileage.
  • Fuel Card provided
  • 20 days annual leave, with an increase to 22 days (after probation period)
  • Standard pension package

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