Senior Water Treatment Engineer / Supervisor

Water Treatment Engineer - Hampshire

Ref: 1763Monday 5 June 2023

Senior Water Treatment Engineer / Supervisor

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Our client is a specialist in both commercial and domestic water softeners and water treatment for over 40 years in the UK.


The company are now recruiting for a Senior Water Treatment Engineer / Supervisor ideally based in Hampshire.


Ideally the candidate must have previous experience of 5 years plus in the water treatment or plumbing industry. Must be able to work within a small team, but also be disciplined whilst lone working.


The role would require carrying out engineering works and surveying/quoting for new works.

The successful candidate will hold a solid work history and strong technical knowledge of the industry. Previous/current experience working with a team of engineers, liaising with clients and undertaking water treatment/hygiene works is a must


Ideal candidate would be happy to remain hands on and travel within the role, as well as work out of the Hampshire office


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conduct site surveys for future works.

• Office quoting and client liaison to ensure work approval.

• Answer technical queries as and when required.

• Act of non-conformance tracker systems.

• Notifying clients of risks and responsibilities.

• To update Legionella Control systems.

• Control calibration of testing equipment.

• Carrying out a range of water treatment / hygiene duties to a mixture of water systems including; closed systems, chemical dosing systems, water softeners, Ultra-violet systems and others.

• Planning of work schedules.

• To work with a team of engineers to carry out water hygiene/treatment tasks when required.

• Maintaining a professional working relationship with clients.

• Water temperature monitoring, as required.

• Water sampling for Bacterial and Legionella sampling, as required.

• Shower cleans and disinfections, as required.

TMV Servicing and Maintenance etc, as required.

• Closed system testing, dosing and flushing, as required.

• Internal pipework disinfections, as required.

• External pipework chlorination’s – pipework ranges in length with diameters ranging from 25mm +90mm, as required.

• Tank clean and disinfections, as required.

• Water softener installations, and UV & Filtration installations, as required.

• Assist with private water system works, as required.

• Dosing pump installations/servicing, as required.

• Assist with remedial works following Legionella Risk Assessments (e.g. plumbing works & other works), as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

• Will hold extensive experience working as an engineer within the water treatment industry.

• Must have a strong technical knowledge and will ideally hold experience working on closed systems.

• Demonstrable experience working in a busy office environment and using computer systems daily.

• Evidence of ability to use Microsoft office package and ability to learn new systems quickly.

• Working as a member of a team with the flexibility to cope with changes to work plans at short notice.

• Experience in delivering excellent customer service.

• Demonstrable organisational skills and ability to prioritise own workload.

• Will hold up to date knowledge of water treatment / legionella guidelines / legislation.

• Will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Must be happy to travel within the role.

• Previous Supervisor/Quoting experience is desirable.



• CSCS (like to have, not mandatory)

• Full UK Driving Licence

• 3-5 years of relevant water hygiene and treatment experience

• Recent DBS (Disclosure Barring Service)

• Any relevant industry certification, beneficial to the role.



Basic salary of between £35K - £38K

Uniform provided

• PPE provided

• Van included with no private mileage.

• Fuel Card provided

• 20 days annual leave, with an increase to 22 days.

• Standard pension package


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