Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer

Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer - London

Ref: 1110Monday 25 July 2022

£28,000 - £33,000

Our client is one of the UK's longest established providers of duct cleaning services, providing comprehensive compliance solutions for building managers in all aspects of air and water hygiene and kitchen extract fire safety.

The company are now recruiting for a Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer to work in Essex and London
To act as a lead engineer of water remedial work including plumbing related tasks. Carrying out various tasks for Legionella compliance at both domestic and commercial client premises throughout the UK
Aim for first time fixes when performing water remedial related tasks
Assisting the sales department with producing accurate and cost-effective quotes for remedial and plumbing related work
Liaise with customers, or their designated representatives, and agree an appropriate plan of action if non-conformances are identified

Job Specific Functions
Excellent time management to ensure works are carried out at and within the scheduled timings
Liaising with client/site personnel with regards to work progress/issues & ensuring these are communicated to the office immediately
Ability to work alone and/or project manage/lead a team of engineers
Carry out planned preventative maintenance & remedial / plumbing related tasks for the adequate control of Legionella bacteria
Temperature monitoring of water services (plant and distribution)
Shower clean / descaling 
Water services plant inspection (i.e. cold-water storage tanks, calorifiers etc.)
Thermostatic mixer valve inspection, servicing and installations
Water sampling for microbiological analysis 
Clean and disinfection of water systems
Dead Leg removals
Hot & Cold-Water Storage Modifications
Installation of various valve types
Copper and Steel pipework modifications and soldering
Various other plumbing related work on hot and cold-water systems

Strong technical knowledge on hot and cold domestic water systems
Ability to look beyond the scope of works to identify potential non-conformances and liaise internally for potential cross/upselling 
Support the sales department with generating accurate and cost affective quotes for remedial / plumbing related tasks - taking into account labour and material requirements
Organising appropriate equipment necessary for the tasks in hand, and ensuring all equipment is functional and within calibration limits
Carry out Ventilation Surveys in accordance to BS EN 15780 / TR19 (training provided)
Arrange travel where necessary, to and from clients' sites
Carry out assigned tasks in accordance to company method statements and procedures
All site findings and recommendations to be recorded in full, via the use of a Digital Compliance System
Representing the company and promoting a professional image in the marketplace, as well as setting a good example to others
Ensuring adherence to company procedures
Training other members of the surveying team when required (internal & external)
To act in accordance with the Company Code of Conduct (Ref: POL037) at all times when engaged on 

Experience Requirements
City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Plumbing (at a minimum)
At least 2 years' experience as a qualified plumber
Experience working in the Water Hygiene Engineer
Ability to work on both commercial and domestic properties 

Benefits to include 
Basic Salary up to £33K 
Mobile telephone
Company vehicle and fuel card
PPE (protective footwear, high visibility vest, hard hat, safety glasses, ear protection, dust/legionella mask, protective overalls)

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