Water Treatment Engineer

Water Treatment Engineer - London

Ref: 742Tuesday 3 May 2022

£33,000 - £38,000

Our client is a leading FM Company that is looking to recruit a Static Water Treatment Engineer based in the heart of the City of London at a Prestigious Building.

 

As the main point of contact on site you will be required to support mechanical PPM on closed, domestic and condense water systems. Act as site champion for water systems. Have a full understanding of system operations. Take ownership of water treatment management while acting as part of the overall team delivery.

Be encouraged to communicate with the client and the clients internal and external representatives in relation to water treatment and water treatment management.

Work closely with site management to ensure delivery of water circulation systems are maintenance and operated to in a full compliant and safe manner. 

 

General Duties:

 

Mechanical duties

  • Completing mechanical modifications such as dead leg removals adhering to both building and HSG273 standards
  • Changing and setting pressure relief valves
  • Replacing general plumbing wastes in the event of an emergency
  • Be capable of soldering copper pipe up to 32mm and pressure testing installation prior to use
  • Confident in the application of other piping methods such as Plastic and PVC
  • Be familiar with leak detection systems and water shut off systems, testing and diagnosing faults

 

Domestic Water Services – L8

  • Supporting requirement in water risk assessments
  • Completing weekly/ Monthly/ Quarterly measurements and descales  
  • Complete weekly check on Chlorine Dioxide unit and record.
  • Keep all logbooks up to date
  • Report finding to line manager
  • Advise line manager & customer of any out of parameter results
  • Arrange and plan rectification process for out of parameter results
  • Complete chemical treatments as required and re-measure
  • Partner with specialist supplier for support and consultation

 

Closed Systems

  • Understanding of system design and flow measurements on all secondary systems
  • Reviewing Monthly/ Quarterly measurements
  • Understanding and reporting on BMS valve stroking exercises
  • Obtained lab results as required and analyse results  
  • Keep all log books up to date
  • Report finding to line manager
  • Advise line manager & customer of any out of parameter results
  • Arrange and plan rectification process for out of parameter results
  • Complete chemical treatments as required and re-measure
  • Partner with specialist supplier for support and consultation

 

Softened Water System for Condense Water

  • Take overall responsibility of softener levels, testing, operation and reporting.
  • Manage salt levels and water softener daily while reporting any defects on system.
  • Undertake daily inspection of break tank while reporting any defects on system.
  • Undertake daily inspection of softened boosted water pumps while reporting any defects on system.

 

Cooling Towers

  • Take overall responsibility of cooling towers testing, operation and reporting.
  • Complete daily plant check on towers while reporting any defects on system.
  • Undertake daily inspections and bromine testing & report in logbook.
  • Daily review TDS levels and system alarms while reporting any defects on system.
  • Manage water treatment software and actively monitor systems alarms, react and address as required.
  • Undertake weekly dip slides and incubate & report in logbook.
  • Partner with water treatment specialist on monthly inspections while reporting any defects on system.
  • Plan and manage 6m clean and chlorination on towers out of peak seasons with specialist and client.
  • Monitor mechanical operation of towers and components
  • Obtained lab results as required and analyse results  
  • Keep all log books up to date
  • Report finding to line manager
  • Advise line manager & customer of any out of parameter results
  • Arrange and plan rectification process for out of parameter results
  • Complete chemical treatments as required and re-measure

 

Condense Water

  • Understanding of system design and flow measurements
  • Understanding, monitor and reporting on BMS operations and parameters
  • Oversee planned maintenance activities on system secondary systems – strainers & plate heat exchangers - inclusive of 6m descale through strict management plans.
  • Understand system recovery processes in the event of system failure
  • Reviewing Monthly/ Quarterly measurements
  • Obtained lab results as required and analyse results  
  • Keep all log books up to date
  • Report finding to customer

 

Building Services

  • Manage all aspects of day to day maintenance
  • Ensure water treatment testing is carried out as above
  • Ensure that all tasks completed within the Service Level Agreement
  • Issue weekly report on all systems parameters
  • Monitoring B.M.S. system and alarms - Monitor B.M.S. for correct operation and make adjustments as required, acknowledge and address alarms as they arise
  • Liaise with clients to ensure H.V.A.C time extensions are implemented correctly and logged
  • Monitor P.P.M tasks and ensure tasks are completed and logged
  • Ensure that all staff and contractors are inducted with the specific client site requirements and that they are monitored, adhered to and enforced if required
  • Maintain monitor and enforce sub contracted works, in conjunction with risk assessments and method statements, all works carried out on site from start to completion and if required carry out an effective hand-over of current live permits to the next shift to follow through to completion
  • Maintain a good working relationship with building manager, client helpdesk and tenant facilities. Update all relevant parties of any issues
  • Ensure that an acceptable operational stock level is maintained at all times. Obtain quotes for materials, place orders with suppliers when required ensuring budget is not exceeded.  Liaise with suppliers regarding availability, prices and delivery dates for items to be sourced or delivered to site
  • Housekeeping  - Monitor plant, plant rooms, risers, corridors, roof areas and common areas, ensuring a clean safe work environment
  • Provide on-call out of hours back up in case of emergency
  • Adhere to company health and safety policies and attended in house training

 

Typical Vocational Qualifications

 

Institution of Occupation Safety and Health - IOSH Certificate                        

The Water Management Society - Member

 

City & Guilds -   Plumbing Craft

Royal Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers - Member

City & Guilds -   Legionella Water Risk Assessments in building water systems

City & Guilds -   Management and Maintenance of Hydrotherapy and swimming pools

City & Guilds -   Legionellosis, cooling towers operators and air conditioning

City & Guilds -   Water Regulations 1999

 

Package

In return the company offer a competitive basic of up to £38K, pension, healthcare etc.

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