Water Quality Technician

Ref No. EMP404684
Location Chatham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Southern Water are looking to recruit a nunmber of Water Quality Technicians to work in their sample collection team in Kent.

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Job Description

Key Purpose

This Business critical role is responsible for the delivery of water and wastewater sampling activities that meets regulatory/accreditation requirements; directly influencing our compliance performance with the Drinking water Inspectorate, Environment Agency and Ofwat.


Deliver water and wastewater sampling activities to meet DWI and EA regulatory programme requirements.

Comply with the quality accreditation standards as required under ISO17025.

Prepare, calibrate, operate and maintain equipment and instruments used to evaluate the quality of water samples.

Conduct daily quality control analysis and in situ analysis of water and wastewater including chlorine, temperature, taste, odour and hardness and interpret test results.

Accountable for the entry of all data into LIMS including final data integrity checking to ensure our data submission to DWI and EA are timely and accurate.

Create positive interactions with Southern Water Customers; ensure no negative impact on SIM arising from sampling activities including random customer compliance sampling, customer complaint sampling and phoning Customer to report analytical results.

Inspect Customer household plumbing to determine whether to take compliance samples and take decisions that ultimately contribute to Southern Water's Drinking Water Inspectorate ranking.

Undertake emergency sampling during incidents and advise on water and wastewater quality issues

Take a proactive approach when attending operational sites, assessing factors such as security, overall effectiveness of operation and any defects likely to lead to compliance or H&S issues and notify the appropriate teams.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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