Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer

Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer - Greater Manchester

Ref: 2574Tuesday 2 July 2024

£28,000 - £33,000

Our client is a specialist Water Treatment Company that is now recruiting for a Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer in the North of England

Purpose of the Role:

The principle responsibilities and reason for this position is to help deliver all services in connection with water management and legionella control to ensure that both the company and its clients are fully compliant with the current legislative requirements.


  • The employee will be responsible for the effective management and implementation of the following water management and energy services:
  • To provide technical advice and guidance to both team members and site operatives in relation to current legionella and water hygiene legislation.
  • Providing Health and Safety advice and training to employees in connection with the provision of the respective services.
  • Providing Legionella awareness training to clients in line with training template.
  • To obtain/provide quotations / tenders for the small remedial / works.
  • Implementing effective control and management regimes for water services.
  • Undertaking clean and chlorination works of domestic water services and cooling towers.
  • Managing and supervising control of heating and chilled water closed system analysis.
  • Producing reports.
  • Populating and programming Records for Buildings.
  • Visiting corporate accounts and building / maintaining relationships with clients at all levels.
  • Specifying and project managing works in relation to legionella and water services remedial works.
  • Obtaining quotations and tenders for small and remedial works.
  • Maintaining and validating site records for required maintenance activities.
  • Complying with the requirements of the Legionella Control Association.
  • Undertaking plumbing works
  • Undertaking tasks defined in HSG 274 Part 1-3
  • Co-ordinating and supervising in-house and on-site contractor site activities with other ongoing site activities.



  • Must be computer literate and conversant with major software including word processing and spreadsheet packages.
  • Good interpersonal communication, management and organisational skills.
  • A thorough knowledge of current legislation and guidance on the control of legionella bacteria and water quality is also required.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of current and future environmental legislation
  • Have thorough knowledge of HSEs ACOP L8.
  • Understand the requirements of the Legionella Control Association Membership.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues and the need for safe methods of working.
  • A full UK driving license is essential to be considered for this position.
  • In depth knowledge and successful experience of dealing with corporate accounts and clients.
  • Able to exercise initiative and prioritise duties accordingly.
  • Able to work to a high standard against agreed timescales with limited supervision.
  • Good communication, management and organisational skills.
  • Willingness to work away from home during working week.



  • City and Guilds Level 2 in plumbing or equivalent
  • CSCS card or equivalent.
  • Confined space working training.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment but still able to work under own initiative with limited supervision.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients at all levels.



In return the company offer the following

  • Basic Salary of between £28K - £33K
  • Company Vehicle
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays



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