Vacancy: Water Hygiene Technician

Posted: 06.02.2024

Are you passionate about water hygiene and ensuring compliance with legionella control legislation?

We’re hiring a dedicated Water Hygiene Technician to join our team at Genex. In this role, you’ll be responsible for implementing effective water management regimes, providing technical guidance, and maintaining client relationships. If you have NVQ Level 2/3 Plumbing certification, strong interpersonal skills, and a thorough understanding of current legislation, we invite you to apply. Join us and enjoy competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment.

Job Title: Water Hygiene Technician

Salary Range: £24,000 – £30,000 per annum

Location: Reading

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

About Us: Genex is a leading provider of water management and energy services committed to ensuring the safety and efficiency of various facilities. We specialise in implementing comprehensive strategies for water hygiene and legionella control.

Job Overview: We are seeking a dedicated Water Hygiene Technician to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing effective water management and hygiene regimes, providing technical guidance, and maintaining strong client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical advice and guidance to team members and site operatives on current legionella and water hygiene legislation.
  • Implementing control and management regimes for water services.
  • Undertaking clean and chlorination works of domestic water services and cooling towers.
  • Managing and supervising control of heating and chilled water closed system analysis.
  • Producing comprehensive reports and populating the company app.
  • Visiting corporate accounts to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Specifying and project managing remedial works related to legionella and water services.
  • Obtaining quotations and tenders for small and remedial works.
  • Maintaining accurate site records for maintenance activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with Legionella Control Association requirements.
  • Undertaking plumbing works, TMV servicing, and shower head clean and disinfection.
  • Coordinating and supervising in-house and on-site contractor activities.



  • NVQ Level 2/3 Plumbing certification.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing and spreadsheet packages.
  • Excellent interpersonal, management, and organisational skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of current legionella control and water quality legislation.
  • Familiarity with HSE’s ACOP L8 and Legionella Control Association requirements.
  • Awareness of health and safety protocols and safe working practices.
  • A full UK driving license.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks effectively.


  • Experience in implementing water hygiene and legionella control regimes.
  • Understanding of environmental legislation related to water management.
  • Ability to work to high standards with limited supervision.


  • Competitive salary package based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment promoting teamwork and collaboration.

Application Process: If you are a motivated individual with a passion for ensuring water hygiene standards are met, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team at Genex and make a difference in water management and hygiene practices. Please submit your CV outlining your suitability for the role to our Operations Manager Jordan Senior at:

Genex is a part of Obsequio Group. Obsequio Group is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

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