Water Management Technician


Coleshill, Birmingham with travel across the UK
Competitive salary plus bonus scheme

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: environmental management

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join ISHEM (Integrated Safety Health & Environmental Management) Ltd.'s Legionella Control Group as a Water Management Technician supporting our consultancy services.

With offices in the UK, USA and Singapore, ISHEM provides a comprehensive range of monitoring, management, consultancy and training services to blue chip clients across the globe. We deliver a range of bespoke HS&E solutions to building owners and operators to assist them in achieving legislative compliance whilst optimising business performance.

ISHEM can offer you:

  • Full training and ongoing continual professional development
  • Opportunities for progression
  • A nurturing and supportive environment to building skills and gain experience
  • Opportunities to understand and build on working processes of a busy and successful consultancy business
  • An innovative and collaborative environment
  • Opportunities to develop technical aspects of Legionella Control, indoor air quality, client management etc
  • Access to, and working alongside, experts in the field across a variety of projects
  • Access to professional membership bodies
  • Access to ISHEMs Bonus Scheme, Company Pension Scheme, Annual Leave Entitlement Loyalty Programme, attractive mileage allowance payments

Opportunities now exist for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our Legionella Control Group as a Technician supporting our water consultancy services for client sites across the UK. This role involves an exciting opportunity for travel around the UK and the need for regular overnight stays (expenses paid).

Initially based in our Coleshill office or from home, the successful candidates will receive full training and will be involved in a range of desk and UK wide field based work. This will include HAZOP/risk analysis of industrial and commercial building water systems, developing risk control programmes, water quality monitoring, result interpretation and technical report writing. The post will provide opportunities to become involved with client training and business development, as well as broadening your skills and experience in delivering integrated and sustainable solutions for our clients. The successful candidate will receive full training and there will be potential for progression within the organisation based on performance.

Qualifications / Experience:

Successful candidates will have;

  • At least a 2.2 degree (or on track for at least a 2.2 degree) in environmental science, biological sciences or similar;
  • Ideally some knowledge/experience in water quality evaluations and risk assessment but not essential;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy including at least a good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel;
  • Willingness to travel around the UK and stay away overnight (expenses paid);
  • Be self-motivated and willing to work independently 
  • A full UK driving license and own transport


The role of the Water Management Technician includes visiting clients sites and;

  • Carrying out visual inspections of domestic water systems
  • Carrying out temperature monitoring of domestic water systems
  • Taking water samples for laboratory analysis
  • Analysis and interpretation of microbiological tests
  • Identifying and recording non-compliant results
  • Data collection and reporting results

The role of the Water Management Technician also includes supporting the consultancy team in;

  • Preparing and checking technical reports
  • Creating accurate schematic drawings of water distribution systems and equipment
  • Developing new process and practices to enable ISHEM to offer bespoke pragmatic solutions to our clients
  • Support delivery of client training courses

The successful candidate will receive full training and there will be potential for progression within the organisation based on performance. 


Please send your full CV and a covering letter, stating why you are interested and how you meet the selection criteria stated, by email to [email protected]. Please quote reference number: