Water Hygiene Technician

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£35676 - £35676 Per Annum M&S, Morrisons, Homebase


Our client is a global facilities management and building services organisation, who has an ever expanding, very successful Water Treatment control division. They have successfully been in business since 1985 and grown from strength to strength across the globe.

Due to continued success within a major blue-chip contract, they are now recruiting for a Water Hygiene role for multiple retail contracts covering stores across throughout the Reading area.

Principal Responsibilities  

• To collaborate with the Water Hygiene Team to make sure that all inspections are finished in the allotted time frames.  

• To always represent the firm in a professional manner and cultivate positive working relationships with colleagues at our client site  

• To make sure that personal job skills are kept up to speed with current legislation and to attend training sessions when and where necessary.  

• To collaborate with our client to guarantee that established quality standards are upheld at all times.  

• While performing work-related duties, make sure that the health and safety of co-workers, contractors, and members of the public always come first.  

• Comply with all policies and procedures set forth by our client .  

• Explaining the purpose of the visit and the work to be done to the site management upon arrival.  

• Conduct a biannual evaluation of Asda stores.  

Compile and finish reports on Legionella risk unique to each site.  

• Section 5 of the Compliance folder's audit.  

• Keep track of and audit handymen's water-related tasks, recording them all and taking necessary action as needed.  

• Keep track of HVAC water-related (L8) task completion and make sure reports are turned into the HVAC Supervisor when needed.  

• Ensure that all reports are finished on time and sent to the appropriate teams, such as Retail, National Teams, Assets, and Business Support.  

• Assisting the Water Hygiene Team in making sure all   

• Track the completion and documentation of tasks linked to refrigeration water (L8).  

• Keep an eye on the right amount of heat and cold and record it.  

• Examine cold water storage tanks and fill out any required documentation.  

• Selectively sample hot water systems, cold outlets, and CWSTs based on risk assessments.  

• Keep an eye on samples and evaluate outcomes.  

• The Compliance folder's Section 5 contains the audit sample results.  

• Maintain drinking water dispensers with cold water twice a year; record in Section 5  

• Test the equipment used to soften salt water.  

• To maintain cold water storage tanks and the related down systems by cleaning and chlorinating them as needed.  

• In order to minimise any disturbance to trading, the cleaning and chlorination operation is typically completed outside of regular trading hours.  

• To guarantee that accurate documentation is completed while onsite inspections.  

• Make sure that the company's processes and procedures are followed when reporting any necessary corrective work for ACoP L8 or Water Regulations.  

• Ensure that planned PPMs are closed down promptly and upon completion.  

• Ensure that the Water Hygiene Supervisor receives updates on a regular basis.  

• To guarantee that accurate documentation is filled out when visiting sites.  

• To place orders for replacement equipment, consumables, cleaning agents, and spare parts for water hygiene in accordance with corporate rules and procedures.  

• Visit ALS sites and complete relevant tasks:  

• Examine and sample the cold water storage tank.  

• Audit tasks pertaining to DMA water compliance  

• Use the company's procedure to report any CWST remediation work that is needed.  

• As needed, raise jobs through our clients FM Helpdesk in the proper manner.  

• Assist co-workers on the job site by suggesting areas where customer service could be enhanced.  

• Help co-workers on the night shift when needed, including during holidays, sick leaves, and other absences.  

• As needed, collaborate with and assist other dayshift employees around the United Kingdom.  

• Complete any extra tasks that the National Water Hygiene Manager requests.  

• Carry out any additional tasks that help the water hygiene team achieve the goals of general Asda Stores and Asda Logistical Support site operations.

Financial Responsibility:   

To carry out work in the most cost-efficient manner.  

No budgetary accountability.  

People Responsibility  

To represent the company in a professional manner always and develop a good working relationship with the technicians, Supervisor and Head of Department.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  


  • GCSE standard  
  • Retail experience  


  • PC literate (including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)  
  • Knowledge/ experience in the Legionella / water field  
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)  
  • Helpful/professional manner  
  • Customer focused 
  • Self-motivated  
  • A hands-on, can-do and flexible approach to your work is an essential requirement  
  • You will be positive in approach, able to work in a dynamic business environment, but above all be committed to the delivery of outstanding customer service.  

Specialist Requirements  

  • Degree of flexibility required. Overnight stays away from home as operationally necessary.  
  • Potential to be asked to work other areas of the UK.  

In return our client is offering a salary of £35,676 plus excellent benefits

Company Vehicle, Pension Plan, Private Health Insurance, 33 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), great overtime rates, lots of opportunity for progression and development, major gym and retail discounts. 

For more information, please contact Sunil on 07951 950290 or apply with your current CV to prompt a call back.

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