Water Hygiene Technician

Who we are:

We are a leading UKAS-accredited company specialising in asbestos, water hygiene, fire safety services and lead paint. Join our team and help us provide excellent service to a wide range of clients, including blue chip companies, government departments, retailers, schools, and universities

Based at:

South (Head Office)


Depending on experience

What we offer:

  • 22 basic holiday per annum
  • Profit share scheme of up to 5% of your annual salary
  • Flexible working – we’re keen to support you wherever this is possible
  • Company vehicle – with personal mileage allowed at 15p per mile.
  • Excellent training opportunities – we’ll pay for courses and qualifications needed for your role
  • Loyalty holiday increments – you get more paid leave the longer you’ve been with us.
  • Free health insurance – with the option to upgrade cover and extend it to spouses / civil partners.
  • Company pension scheme – with employer’s contributions for employees aged 22 or over.
  • Loyalty reward scheme – a voucher system to recognise longer service.
  • Overtime – depending on workload and manager approval



  • Full UK driving licence
  • Experience within a simular role


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Extensive experience and skills in carrying out water hygiene duties:
  • Internal and external calorifier inspections.
  • Purge any debris in the base of the calorifier to a suitable drain.
  • Thermal monitoring of hot and cold water systems including calorifiers, water heaters, and cold water storage tanks.
  • POU water heater and combination water heater inspection and thermal monitoring.
  • Internal and external cold water storage inspections.
  • Light remedial works on the cold water storage tank.
  • Checking thermal insulation to ensure it is intact.
  • Replacing and recording the service start date and lifespan or end date POU filters.
  • Visually check the salt levels and top up salt, if required. Undertake a hardness check to confirm the operation of the softener.
  • Thermostatic mixing valve fail/safe test, inspection, replacement of washers and clean, descale and disinfect strainers or filters.
  • Flush through expansion vessel, pressure test and recharge.
  • Take microbiological samples (Legionella, Potable, Pseudomonas, fresh water) and follow resample process.
  • Sample closed pipework systems (chillers, LTHW, steam boilers).
  • Clean, descale and disinfect removable parts for shower heads, sprinkler heads, and spray taps.
  • Water flush of hot and cold water assets (tap outlets, showers, local pipework).
  • Chemical dosing unit monitoring.
  • Identify and report risk areas that support Legionella bacterial growth.

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