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Posted Date:  22-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  07-Mar-2023
Location:  Oxfordshire
Company:  Severn Trent Services
Department:  Water Hygiene
Salary (£):  £21,000 to £29,000

Service Technician




Aqualytix, who focus in Legionella control and water treatment are a part of Severn Trent Water.

Due to our continued growth and recent successes, we are now recruiting for a Water Hygiene Service Technician to join the team, supporting the Oxford area. 


Are you experienced in Water Hygiene / Treatment and now looking for a new challenge? Do you have a background in Legionella control? Are you dedicated to providing impeccable customer service with some knowledge of Acop L8 & HSG 274?





  • Salary up to £29,000
  • London Weighting allowance where applicable 
  • Market Leading Company van provided.
  • Fantastic bonus scheme of up to 15% of your base salary (dependent on company performance)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 15% of your annual salary, (based on company performance, eligible from 2024)  
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)





As a Water Hygiene Technician, you will deliver a high level of customer service whilst meeting health & safety compliance. You will provide the Severn Trent Services client base with both contract management & Service Support, Specialising in Water Hygiene related activities such as:


  • Overseeing multi-site visits across diverse geographic locations.
  • Carrying out monitoring and associated tasks in line with ACoP L8 when required
  • Providing support to both customers and colleagues with technical input where required.
  • Carrying out Hazard/Risk assessments as required on each individual sites.
  • Maintaining safety standards in the field



This will be a start from home role, with travel across your allocated region as required. 




Our new Water Hygiene technician would ideally have:  


  • City & Guilds or similar accredited Legionella control training
  • Experience of TMV servicing
  • Good knowledge of both Domestic and Industrial water systems
  • Full UK driving license
  • Computer & smart phone literacy


It would be really useful if you also had a working knowledge of the applicable legislation and guidance material (ACoP L8, HTM: 0401, Water Regulations, BS 8580).


Of course, it’s important that we attract the right skill sets, and those with the right experience but we value character, positivity and a caring attitude in equal weight.  


We want people who show up and roll their sleeves up. Restless spirits who are ready to be part of something bigger, who care, who really care... because when you really care, you’ll go above and beyond. When you really care you don’t just talk about it, you do more.  


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We employ thousands of people from across our community who really care about what they do. Because that is how we do what we do.  


And when it comes to inclusion, we’re making sure we keep up the progress with our wonderful working groups – LGBTQ+, Women in Operations & STEM, Disability and Ethnicity; who help us do just that.  


We do more, because we care.  




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:  


  • 24/7 access to a virtual GP for your household 
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing
  • A whole host of offers and savings with high street retailers
  • Flexi-benefits to suit the needs of you and your family
  • Sharesave– the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Family friendly policies 
  • Two volunteering days per year




Why Join Aqualytix?


This role sits within Severn Trent Services, the commercial arm of the FTSE 100 company Severn Trent Plc. Severn Trent Services are a national company, providing UK businesses with tried and tested water services that reduce water and wastewater costs, improve efficiency and manage risk and compliance.



Want to do the best work of your life? Playing your part in making a big difference to the environment and communities we serve. Our people make Severn Trent a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine. 


Our purpose is taking care of life’s essentials, but we’re also big on making a difference, not just because we should but because we care.