Water Engineering Manager

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Hard Services Engineering, Management
Salary: £55000.0
Contact name: Jamie Goodwin

Contact email: jamie@hvacrecruitment.com
Job ref: 3435
Published: about 1 month ago

Job Purpose

To manage, plan and control all service delivery activity of the Water Engineering Team in order to meet all obligations to the client as outlined in the contract specific schedule of works and ensure delivery is in line with contractual, statutory, AcoP L8 and HSG274 obligations and associated strategies, policies and procedures.


  • Provide day to day operational management of the Water Engineering Team consisting of 5 engineers and 2 administration staff.
  • Ensure all service delivery activity is undertaken in line with the appropriate standard and documented correctly.
  • Undertake internal technical and statutory audits to ensure statutory compliance is in line with ACOP L8 & HSG274 legislative regulations, standards and contractual obligations.
  • Prepare technical reports with recommendations and guidance for corrective/preventive actions leading to continual improvement in the water hygiene and engineering service delivery and statutory compliance.
  • Provide specialist technical support to responsible persons in managing compliance issues e.g. statutory certification, remedial works and documentation control.
  • Conduct Legionella Risk Assessment Reviews
  • Support the FM regional teams in provision of solutions to technical problems and concerns.
  • Support the FM Operations function in the correct and successful delivery of Statutory and mandatory PPMs, any associated corrective works and by providing suitable level of user friendly technical information to assist them in their role.
  • Support the FM Operations team in identifying technical risks. Demonstrate ownership to ensure that the risks are mitigated and auctioned as appropriate by appointed and competent persons.
  • To implement an effective statutory compliance document control system across the FM estate portfolio. This will include the maintenance and auditing of the site log books.
  • Work effectively within a team environment whilst managing and developing team members.

Knowledge Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of managing a water Engineering/Hygiene team delivering PPM and associated reactive, remedial and project works is essential.
  • Qualified City and Guilds Legionella Risk Assessor is essential.
  • Experience in undertaking water risk assessments and reviews with a minimum of 2 years experience is essential.
  • Experience in undertaking monthly, quarterly, 6 monthly and annual monitoring tasks in line with HSG274 parts 1-3 with a minimum 2 years experience is essential.
  • Sound knowledge of BS8580, ACoP L8, HSG274 is essential.
  • NEBOSH qualification is preferred or equivalent.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of a variety of Legal and Industry guidance documents.
  • Membership of the Water Management Society (WMSOC) is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in computerised PPM schedules and CAFM systems is essential.
  • Experience in successfully managing both in-house and sub-contracts within agreed financial and time constraints.