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Water Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Water Hygiene Engineer at Sodexo at Merville Barracks, Colchester you will be part of our engineering team, you will be responsible for completing water hygiene PPMs, Remedials and Emergency works as per the relevant regulations and guidelines. You will support the water technical officer to deliver standards of service detailed in the service level agreement, KPIs and within the schedules of the contractual terms and conditions are achieved, maintained, and developed for assigned operational business area. This role is client facing, and you'll interact with our Armed forces personnel every day, improving quality of life for all that you meet. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

What you’ll do:

  • Main duties but not limited to - Weekly flushing of little used outlets & emergency showers, Temperature monitoring of hot and cold-water systems, Microbiological and Chemistry sampling, TMV full/minor servicing, Showers and spray tap quarterly descaling, Tank inspections, Filtration servicing, purging of expansion vessels and Calorifiers/Water heater inspection and cleaning, Tank clean and disinfection works, conducting closed system analysis and treatment (preferred)
  • Following a planned preventative maintenance program as instructed.
  • You will have experience of working to regulations & standards including ACOP L8, HSG274 part 2 & 3, HTM04-01, BS 8558, BS 8680, and more.
  • You will continue to develop one’s own skills and knowledge within the position, including any required training courses

What you bring:

  • People Friendly, Customer service skills are essential
  • Held a full UK Driving license for 2 years or more
  • Must be over 25 years of age to driver company vehicle
  • Able to work within a team environment
  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Plumbing Skills (preferred)

What we offer:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Package Description

  • 40 hours per week
  • Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00 - Overtime available
  • £14.45 - £15.36 per hour 
  • Free Car parking

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About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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