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Water Hygiene Technician

Posted about 2 years ago
Location Kent
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £18-24K
Sector Consultancy, Engineering, EIA, Utilities
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 17 July 2015
Our client provides a complete water hygiene and water treatment service, helping organisations meet the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Health and Safety Executive's Approved Code of Practice (ACoP L8), HSE 274 part 2 and the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations They are now seeking to recruit a Water Hygiene Technician located in the Kent area. The successful candidate will possess Level 2 NVQ Plumbing / City & Guilds Plumbing qualifications and previous experience of sampling or any associated fields would be advantageous Job role for the successful candidate: -Primarily be responsible for the service to water treatment sites in the Kent area and other areas, if required, for cooling water and steam boiler analysis and reporting to site engineer -Trained on handling chemicals, dosing and control equipment, be able to trouble-shoot and resolve issues locally -Have responsibility for monitoring tasks, sampling and keeping records on customers' properties and sites within the areas of Kent, Surrey, Berkshire and Outer London -Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Approved Code of Practice L8 for the control of legionella bacteria in water systems -Be responsible for cleaning and disinfecting hot and cold water systems, cisterns and cooling towers and associated systems and work to method statements issued -Understand and be familiar with pre-treatment plant, especially base-exchange water softening and the principles of how they work, minor fault finding -Work to agreed timescales for the duties, i.e. surveying and monitoring -Build rapport with other departments in order to work co-operatively with them -Be able to receive feedback in a positive manner and give feedback in the same way -Undertake site surveys (once trained) of clients' properties and produce reports, estimates and quotations to ensure maximum efficiency and legal compliance -Identify areas for growth of products and services -Recognise cross-selling opportunities, wherever possible -Maintain and build customer relationships through on-going monitoring, sampling and regular reviews -Carry out all administrative work associated with departmental management requirements -Liaise closely with other team members to ensure that the requirements of the Company are met with regard to the forward planning of labour -Understand, comply and carry out their function in accordance with company policies and procedures -Maintain knowledge and Legionnaires' disease through training and continual improvement as identified This role requires you to have a full UK driving licence In return our client offer a competitive salary with training & development opportunities, private health care, childcare vouchers and more