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Plumber / Water Hygiene Engineer

REF: MM42430

Reports To Surveying Technical Support Manager

My Client has an excellent opportunity for a Plumber with Water Hygiene experience.

My Client is Ideally looking for someone in the South East / London areas (Essex, Cambridge, Bedford, West London).

Predominantly these areas, however you would be expected to travel up north as required (depending on location of work) due to it being a new role and the need to expand their services / training other surveyors etc.

To act as a lead engineer of water remedial work including plumbing related tasks.

Carrying out various tasks for Legionella compliance at both domestic and commercial client premises throughout the UK.

Aim for first time fixes when performing water remedial related tasks.
Assisting the sales department with producing accurate and cost-effective quotes for remedial and plumbing related work.
Liaise with customers, or their designated representatives, and agree an appropriate plan of action if non-conformances are identified.

Job Specific Functions
Excellent time management to ensure works are carried out at and within the scheduled timings.
Liaising with client/site personnel with regards to work progress/issues & ensuring these are communicated to the office immediately.

Ability to work alone and/or project manage/lead a team of engineers.

Carry out planned preventative maintenance & remedial / plumbing related tasks for the adequate control of Legionella bacteria;

Temperature monitoring of water services (plant and distribution)
Shower clean / descaling
Water services plant inspection (i.e.

cold-water storage tanks, calorifiers etc.)
Thermostatic mixer valve inspection, servicing and installations
Water sampling for microbiological analysis
Clean and disinfection of water systems
Dead Leg removals
Hot & Cold-Water Storage Modifications
Installation of various valve types
Copper and Steel pipework modifications and soldering
Various other plumbing related work on hot and cold-water systems

Strong technical knowledge on hot and cold domestic water systems
Ability to look beyond the scope of works to identify potential non-conformances and liaise internally for potential cross/upselling.

Support the sales department with generating accurate and cost affective quotes for remedial / plumbing related tasks - taking into account labour and material requirements.

Organising appropriate equipment necessary for the tasks in hand, and ensuring all equipment is functional and within calibration limits

Carry out Ventilation Surveys in accordance to BS EN 15780 / TR19 (training provided)
Training other members of the surveying team when required (internal & external).

Training/Experience Requirements
City and Guilds NVQ Level 2 Plumbing (at a minimum)
At least 2 years' experience as a qualified plumber
Ability to work on both commercial and domestic properties

Desired Training/Experience
Legionella Awareness (city and guilds accredited is preferred)

Resources Requirements
Mobile telephone
Company vehicle and fuel card
Vehicle recovery service contract
Full surveying and remedial kit
PPE (protective footwear, high visibility vest, hard hat, safety glasses, ear protection, dust/legionella mask, protective overalls)


A confident and practical individual with good attention to detail, hands on approach and the ability to work aloneor within a team, who has leadership skills with the ability to project manage.

An understanding of the tasks required to be completed, and willingness to complete the work assigned to a high standard, taking pride in what they do.

If problems arise on site, they must be able to identify and communicate these concerns to relevant parties, in a clear and concise manner, being able to apply a proactive approach by seeking a solution to resolve.

The candidate should also possess good communication skills, both written and verbal, along with sound mathematical skills.

Must be good with personal time management, well presented with a professional manor.

A full clean driving licence is essential.

Looking for someone ASAP.

Hammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.