Water Hygiene Engineer

Recruiter
GEM Environmental Building Services Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB & COMPANY INTRODUCTION

GEM is a London-based SME delivering mechanical and electrical services for both the public and private sector. We provide a variety of services from one off installations and servicing, to capital investment schemes and planed 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. The role will come with a competitive salary, excellent staff benefits, comapny vehicle, fuel card and comapny mobile phone (PDA).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The role requires a candidate who is able to 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 log books on site.

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 prioritise work within deadlines.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Conduct yourself in a professional manner and an exemplar representative of GEM.

* 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.

* 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 GEM to meet its commitments to its contracts.

* Be fluent in English.

* Be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS check as per GEM’s terms of employment.

* Have a full UK driving licence

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