Water Treatment Engineer – Water Hygiene Technician, ACOP L8

  • Job Reference: PR/001330 - DA
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Enfield, London
  • Salary: £18,500 to £25,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Vehicle + Pension + all tools supplied.
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Derrick Armstrong
  • Email: Derrick@accordjobs.com
  • Telephone: 01622 613131

Job Description

POSITION:    Water Treatment Engineer – Water Hygiene Technician, ACOP L8 

SALARY:       £18,500 - £25,500 basic plus overtime available, overnight allowance, company vehicle, all tools supplied, appropriate PPE, active prospects for growth, pension

LOCATION:  Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Essex, London, Bedfordshire, Middlesex 

To be suitable for this role you must have experience of water treatment, water hygiene, duct cleaning, ACOP L8, you will probably have working experience of tank cleans and disinfection, TMV servicing, water sampling, water temperature testing, chlorination, flushing, calorifier blow downs, acid descales, remedial works. You may have experience of ACOP L8 risk assessments, cooling tower deep cleans, cooling tower sampling and on site chemical analysis, boiler water sampling and analysis. 

The Role – No Day is going to be the same! However, most of the companies you will be going to see have been customers for many years and have a good rapport with the engineers and technical team.  The appointments tend to be set for you well in advance with most on a set rotation, however, there will be a scattering of new customers, one off jobs and emergency jobs. Depending on your skill set, to start with you will probably be completing basic surveys, taking temperatures from hot and cold stored water supplies, taking samples for lab testing, draining tanks for cleaning and disinfection, flushing out pipework on a regular basis, servicing TMV’s, completing minor plumbing works, swapping out air filters, sampling from boilers, completing chemical analysis on the water, dosing or suggesting a change in the chemicals used , completing cooling tower season start ups, end of season shut downs, cooling tower deep cleans and maintenance, occasionally dropping everything to complete urgent works if a sample comes back as positive for bacteria. Most of the work will be in the south east however you will need to travel occasionally to help support your colleagues in other parts of the UK. 

The company – established getting on for 20 years ago, the client base includes local authorities, councils, manufacturing, education, world heritage site, heath care, critical health care, agriculture, entertainment and sports, as a business they have an extremely low team turnover and even lower customer turnover. 

To be suitable for this role you must have a background in commercial water treatment, they will put a lot of time and money into training and mentoring you with a view of constant learning but you must have that core experience. 

Contact: In the first instance please send your CV to Derrick Armstrong 


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