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Water Hygiene Technician 22k-25k+o/t+van London

REM: MM41884

My Client works in the areas of health, safety and environmental compliance working with organisations to ensure they meet their legal commitment with respect to these important matters.
The Water Division provides expertise in the specific areas of Legionella, employing consultants across the UK to survey buildings and report back to clients.

My Client is currently seeking a talented and enthusiastic water hygiene engineer to be part of an expanding Water Hygiene team.

You will be covering North London and close to M25

Specialising in the growing area of water systems monitoring and other rapid turnaround operations, responding to client's urgent requirements across a number of disciplines and ensuring that necessary works are able to be successfully completed even under challenging circumstances.

You will become a skilled and dependable technician specialising in rapid response services and monitoring in the Water division of their business.

Your key responsibilities will include water services monitoring & inspection, sampling of water systems for bacteria such as Legionella and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, reactive water hygiene services such as water system disinfections or descales and on site microbiology services.
You will be required to work positively and sensitively with key clients sometimes under pressurised situations or where it has not been possible to make all arrangements with the site prior to your visit and they are not expecting you.

You will need to be able to work independently and be able to quickly solve problems to ensure that work can be completed and safely.
You will be smartly presented at all times, punctual and highly dependable.
A full driving licence is essential.

They are looking for someone energetic, keen to learn, flexible and who relishes the challenges of a dynamic environment, problem solving and has passion for customer service.

Specific Tasks
Water systems monitoring including temperature checks and inspections to ACOP-L8 guidelines and uploading of results using a mobile device
Taking water samples for microbiological analysis in line with BS7592
Water systems disinfections and / or descaling of plant and showers
Cooling tower cleans (as part of a team)
Flushing of water systems
Attending client site meetings on request
Regular return of all paperwork to agreed timescales
To work to agreed standards and deadlines at all times

You should have English and Maths at GCSE level

Experience in water hygiene operations is essential
Good PC skills including a good understanding of MS Office suite (e.g.

Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
You should be comfortable working with the internet

Employment Benefits
Salary: £22k-£25k + overtime + company van
Holidays: 20 days per annum (progressively rising to 30 days after 12 years)
Pension Benefits:
You will be eligible to join the company stakeholder scheme after three months of continuous employment
After you have successfully passed your probationary position the company will make contributions on your behalf: £100 or 3% per month of your basic pay whichever is the greater

The company offers a salary sacrifice scheme which maximises your personal contributions and offsets tax.
Private Healthcare: You will be eligible to join the company private healthcare scheme after six months of continuous employment.

This scheme is operated by AXA and is considered a benefit in kind with regard to P11D definitions.
Death in Service: You will be eligible for the company's death in service scheme after six months of continuous employment.

This scheme provides four times your basic pay to your estate should you die while employed.

Working Hours:
Indicative 37.75 hours per week: Monday-Thursday 08.45 - 17.30, Friday: 08.45 - 16.30
However, this is a salaried position and a degree of flexibility will be expected to meet client needs and deadlines
Weekend working would be expected as required by client's needs.

Overtime is paid where worked
Company Car: Company vehicle will be provided.
Travel Expenses: All travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with Inland Revenue limits
Business Equipment and Communication: Mobile phone and laptop computer supplied
Businessequipment and communication: Lap-top and android phone

Hammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.