Are you a tradesperson looking for a new job? Finding the perfect job doesn’t have to be like treading water. How about an exciting role working on a military estate in support of our Army customers? Join a great team at Aspire Defence Services…
As a Water Hygiene, Heating and Hot Water Operative, you are responsible for carrying out Planned/Reactive maintenance activities across the ADSL Estate including undertaking monitoring, sampling, testing, disinfection, interpretation of results, re-dosing, as required and the upkeep of accurate records.
You should be able to work well unsupervised and effectively manage daily workload, ensuring acceptable standards of productivity and workmanship are maintained as you carry out your responsibilities.
Having good communication skills is also essential as you will need to complete testing reports and ensure that all maintenance work is recorded appropriately. And you should also be fully conversant with Risk Assessments and Method Statement as well as COSHH.
In addition, you will be working as part of the wider maintenance team, so this means you should be able to work well with others. You should also be eager to learn more because there’ll always be room for growth and training opportunities.
But first, meet the team…
With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.
Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.
And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.
We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.
In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy and sell holiday
- Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance
- A van and fuel card for business travel
- Free mileage from home to work
- Tools to support you in your new role
- Uniform and PPE
- A shopping discounts scheme
- Employee assistance and health and wellbeing check ins
- Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievements
- Free on-site parking
Ready to join the team?
You must have good working knowledge of hot and cold-water systems, disinfection of building water systems and L8 ACoP, Water Regulations & BS8558. You must also have a full UK driving licence, be computer literate, which means able to use a Mobile Device/PDA and have experience working in a commercial environment.
Other desirable qualifications include City & Guilds Legionella – Hot & cold water systems, City & Guilds Legionella – Disinfection of water systems in buildings, experience of heating & hot water systems (Closed loop systems) and demonstrable health and safety knowledge e.g. CSCS card.
Salary: Up to £28,500 dependent on skills and experience
Please note: Our garrisons are tobacco free working environments. As part of this role, you will be required to obtain security clearance prior to starting with us
ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. We guarantee that candidates will be given the same consideration and will pass through our established procedures. Please note, this vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.