Senior Water Hygiene Technician

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £37,000 - £38,000 |
Posted: 31 May 2024 |
Closes: 28 Jun 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 15645

Role Responsibility:



Salary: £37,000 - £38,000 per annum

Working Hours: Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Location: Cheltenham, GL51 0EX


Excellent benefits package including 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment and a £2,000 annual retention bonus (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements. 


As an experienced Water Hygiene Engineer, you will be expected to provide expertise and manage optimum service delivery within a facilities maintenance environment. 


At G4S Facilities Management we are passionate about the services we deliver; and our facilities management professionals are at the heart of everything that we do. Are you organised and work well under pressure? Ready for that next step up?


We are looking to recruit a Senior Water Hygiene Technician to join our friendly team at a prestigious building in Cheltenham, to deliver predominantly water hygiene planned and reactive maintenance tasks and other related maintenance activities. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 7am and 4pm.


Do you see yourself reflected in the description above? If so, we encourage you to submit your application today. Uncertain in whether your skills align perfectly? Don't hesitate to apply regardless or alternatively send your CV to; we value candidates with diverse skill sets and will carefully consider all applicants.


Some of the key responsibilities of the role are:


  • Lead a team to undertake domestic water hygiene activities including but not limited to; temperature monitoring, flushing, microbiological sampling and chemical analysis, chemical dosing and sterilisation, calorifier and softener maintenance, water tank inspection and cleaning, irrigation system maintenance, shower descaling and sterilisation, TRV maintenance, closed system maintenance and other water hygiene related activities.

  • Undertake cooling tower water hygiene activities including but not limited to; microbiological sampling and chemical analysis, chemical dosing and sterilisation, cooling tower inspection and cleaning, chemical monitoring and replenishment, water tank inspection and cleaning, and maintenance activities.

  • Complete all water hygiene documentation and log books to ensure there is an audit trail to demonstrate compliance.

  • Ensure the water hygiene defect log is completed with any equipment failures and out of parameter results.

  • Undertake and / or oversee subsequent water hygiene remedial activities.

  • Understand and implement, where necessary, all water hygiene escalation and equipment operating procedures in the event of an out of parameter results, elevated bacterial count or maintenance activity.

  • Manage the workload of the team to ensure that they prioritise workload and raise identified issues through the correct channels.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Legionella maintenance experience and awareness with cooling towers.

  • Accurate and methodical mind-set.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience of working in a facilities maintenance role.

  • Experience in leading a small team in an FM environment.



While working for G4S, you are entitled to a number of benefits and offers from G4S partners and other organisations, from employee assistance provided through WeCare, to RAC cover and so much more, including the below;

  • 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment.

  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements.

  • 33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays.

  • Progression, training and development catered to you.

  • Refer A Friend incentives.

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Confidential Counselling Services.

  • 24/7 support specialising in health and medical. 

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.


Do you think you’ve got what it takes to add value to our success? We would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.







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