Apprentice - Junior Technician

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Apprentice Junior Technician

Water PPM Engineer


Role Purpose


Reporting to your Regional Operations Manager, you will be required to deliver Legionella monitoring, one-off remedial cleaning, chemical testing, and electro/mechanical tasks to meet the clients' agreed requirements regarding their Legionella control programme.


Please note this is a regional role and travelling is a requirement.




To carry out routine monitoring tasks in line with the Approved Code of Practice L8 and HSG 274 guidance.

Carry out work in line with the task risk assessment and method statement (RAMS).

To be an ambassador for the Company.

To maintain the customer's records/water quality logbook in line with the Approved Code of Practice L8 and company guidelines.

To take a variety of Water samples from multiple sector properties and document these samples in line with Mitie procedures and RAMS.

Complete and submit all documentation relating to the work carried out in a timely manner and produce documentation and follow the progress of any paperwork regarding customer queries.

Carry out water system clean and disinfections in accordance with HSG 274 guidance, Mitie procedures and RAMS.

Carry out the testing, servicing, and maintenance of thermostatic mixing valves.

Carry out the analysis testing and checking of Chlorine dioxide systems and equipment.

Installation and repair of our supplied equipment.

Comply with time allocations for specified work.

To communicate daily with the service department to ensure that all tasks are carried out efficiently.

Maintain adequate stock levels of chemicals on customer's sites and adequate levels of chemicals and materials in your vehicle to carry out your work for the time planned.

Ensure all expenditure has the prior approval of your Line Manager.

To maintain plant and equipment on customer's site.

Comply with special instructions laid down for certain customers that appear on your works instructions

Carry out a daily vehicle reports and inform your line manager of any damage. Follow the correct maintenance, driving and safety guidelines as detailed in the Drivers Handbook.

Ensure that any equipment for which you are responsible (e.g. mobile devices, etc) are kept clean and is properly maintained.

You will be required to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, suppliers, and customers of Mitie.

You have a personal responsibility for your own health and safety and that of other people affected by the work you do.

Report any potential hazards arising from your work to your Line Manager. Report all accidents, incidents, or near-miss incidents to your Line Manager and via the Mitie accident reporting system.

Follow the requirements of all safe working procedures.

Wear all PPE correctly, as per company issued requirements and site-specific requirements.

Any other reasonable task requested by your manager in line with responsibility of role and grade of job.

What we are looking for


Ability to use IT and technology.

Ability to work under pressure, being well organised with the ability to prioritise effectively.

Ability to show a commitment to meeting deadlines when completing tasks.

An understanding of the importance of excellent customer service.

A strong team player, cooperative and willing to assist others and to collaborate.

Strong and effective communication skills and the ability to actively listen and remain engaged.

Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills, to adapt, addressing improvements that may need to be made or implementing solutions to issues encountered.

Able to be proactive and self-motivated.

An eagerness to learn and progress within the organisation and demonstrate a positive attitude.

Mitie Water specialises in Legionella control and Water Treatment and has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Water Engineer to join our dynamic team. This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to begin their career in this industry and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. We are the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company. We manage and maintain some of the nation's most recognised landmarks and work with a wide range of blue-chip private and public sector clients. Our expertise, care, technology, insight and focus on sustainability create amazing work environments, helping our customers to be exceptional, every day


Based within region, you will work closely with our clients to assist with their Legionella control programme and helping them to achieve compliance. This exciting position offers opportunity to progress into a higher role. Full City and Guilds certified training will be given leading to a career within the Legionella control industry.


Reporting to your Regional Operations Manager, you will be required to deliver Legionella monitoring, one-off remedial cleaning, chemical testing, and electro/mechanical tasks to meet the clients' agreed requirements regarding their Legionella control programme.




Knowledge of the Legionella control is not essential.


Proficient in using technology


Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail


Strong and effective communication skills


Positive attitude and an eagerness to learn


Holds a current and valid driver's license

Our market-leading offering provides you with benefits that suit your lifestyle.

We have a virtual GP on hand for you and members of your household. So you can get expert advice by video or phone without having to leave your home. We offer financial wellbeing assistance through our Salary Finance scheme. For example, you could access 50% of your earned pay before payday for a small fee. Salary Finance also offers competitive loans.

When you join us, we’ll give you a link to our flexible lifestyle benefits platform, Choices. You might choose to purchase up to five extra days’ holiday each year. You might buy critical illness insurance, seek dental treatment or buy technology products at an affordable cost. There are many choices!

We give you access to high street discounts from thousands of well-known retailers, gyms and more through our MiDeals platform. And we have a cycle-to-work scheme. Life cover of up to four times your salary is available. We also offer enhanced pension contributions, a save-as-you-earn scheme, and a Mitie Matching Share Plan (you could even be awarded free shares in Mitie).

We award our employees with Mitie Stars as recognition for their hard work. There are cash prizes up for grabs each month and at the end of the year there’s a chance to scoop a top prize of £10,000!

Our success is a direct result of the experience and quality of our people. Progressing your career is therefore a top priority for us. We offer a diverse variety of training and development avenues via a wide selection of learning resources to suit you.

Since 1987, Mitie’s 68,000 employees have been maintaining companies globally. We are the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, and our clients range from household names in banking, critical government sites as well as hospitals and schools.

Join our Mitie Team.

Together our diversity makes us stronger.

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Reading, Berkshire, England, RG1 1LZ


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