National Hygiene Services Ltd seek a driven Water Treatment Engineer (minimum of 2 years’ pre commission chemical cleaning experience). This role requires an in-depth knowledge of BSRIA, ACoP L8 and HSG274, the principles of water treatment and an understanding of controls systems and their operation to treat all types of water system projects to completion.

The Company

National Hygiene Services Ltd is one of the companies that make up RJ Urmson Group. RJ Urmson Group consists of 4 companies: RJ Urmson Commissioning Engineers Ltd, Urmson LLP, National Hygiene Services Ltd and Urmson Fire Specialists Ltd.

RJ Urmson Group is an independent HVAC service, commissioning, water treatment and fire systems engineering group of companies with over 27 years’ experience of delivering a level of expertise that benefits a vast range of sectors including NHS, private healthcare, operating theatres, education, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, commercial and residential buildings.

National Hygiene Services core business activities are maintenance, survey, testing and treatment of commercial and domestic water systems including chlorination, pre-commissioning chemical cleaning and legionella risk assessments.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Working in strict accordance with BSRIA, ACoP L8 and HSG 274 guidelines
  • Conduct monitoring inspections which will involve temperature testing of water outlets (TMVs)
  • External mains chlorination compliant with local water authorities
  • Take system volume calculations and dosing
  • To carry out chlorination of domestic services via CWST and injection points
  • Take water samples for UKAS accredited labs
  • To carry out showerhead disinfections
  • Responsible for self-based delivery of a range of water hygiene related services in accordance with current legislation
  • A good working knowledge of closed systems and hot and cold water systems is essential
  • To compile and submit comprehensive water treatment reports
  • Provide on the job training to assistants and junior engineers
  • To ensure understanding and compliance with (site) health & safety requirements
  • Ensure the safe custody and use of instruments & equipment, arrange repairs and recalibrations when necessary

Person Specification

  • Minimum 2 years’ pre commission chemical cleaning experience
  • In-depth knowledge of ACoP L8 and HSG 274 codes
  • Working in strict accordance with BSRIA guidelines
  • Good knowledge of the principles of water treatment
  • Basic understanding of water systems and their operation
  • Ability to correctly and competently utilise test instruments and equipment
  • Ability to read and work to mechanical drawings
  • Competent at written communication – internally and externally
  • Basic understanding of contractual requirements
  • Ability to manage own time across a range of water treatment and reporting activities
  • Liaise and develop working relationships both with the customer and other employees within the company
  • To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule
  • Represent and promote the business in a professional and positive manner

How To Apply

Please forward in absolute confidence a full curriculum vitae, to Dean Murray via email:

Applications via agencies will not be accepted.


UK Wide (National)


Salary: Attractive salary

Job Type: Full-time (UK travel and overnight stays as and when required)

Experience & Qualifications

  • Educated to higher education level, preferably in science or engineering
  • Minimum 2 years’ pre commission chemical cleaning experience
  • Sound understanding and experience of water systems to acceptable standards
  • Chlorifier inspection and descale (DESIRABLE)
  • Good communication: reading, writing and organisational skills
  • Systematic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work to a programme of works
  • Self-motivated and ability to work unsupervised in a safe and conscientious manner
  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card
  • Asbestos awareness
  • IPAF and PASMA certified
  • Reset Member
  • Successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
  • Driving licence

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Published On: October 1st, 2019 / Categories: Jobs /