Water Technician

Location: Oxford |
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 |
Posted: 11 Mar 2022 |
Closes: 8 Apr 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11166

Role Responsibility:

Water Technician

Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Full-time, Monday to Friday

£25k - £27k


This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We are actively seeking to recruit a Water Technician to join our team on our Churchill Hospital contract to be based in Oxford, OX3 7LE.  The hours of work are 40 per week, Monday to Friday, covering various shifts.


Job Summary:

As Water Technician, you will carry out planned and preventative maintenance and undertake minor repairs to the water systems at the Churchill Hospital Oxford.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Operate within planned maintenance procedures effectively and safely.

  • To undertake all maintenance and repairs of the Hospitals domestic water systems in accordance with HTM-04, HSG 274 and the L8 ACOP legislation.

  • Deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets.

  • Write up maintenance reports and technical procedures for Building Maintenance Activities.

  • To undertake works in a medical environment, ensuring utmost attention to the wellbeing of all occupants of the building.

  • Follow detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to carry out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and reactive repairs.

  • Assisting in the development of maintenance routines, procedures, risk assessments, preparing and maintaining relevant technical records.

  • To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times, in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH regulations and Electrical IEE regulations.

  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and non-skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a team work basis.

  • Participate in emergency call out arrangements and provide cover where necessary during sickness absence periods.

  • Carry out maintenance activities to assist in project and improvement development works, offering alternatives to improve the effectiveness of the operation of the site.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

To be successful for this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills, strong ICT skills, including the use of databases and the ability to problem solve.

It would also be desirable, but not essential, that you have a recognised Water based qualification, for example City and Guilds, exposure to water based software applications and experience in the water and/or medical industry. A full Driving Licence would also be desired.



  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics).

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

  • Progression, training and development opportunities. 




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