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OCTOBER 2019

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SWIMMING POOL ENGINEER REQUIRED (BRISTOL)
This is a rare opportunity to join an ambitious swimming pool construction and maintenance company. Reporting to the Head of operations, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for delivering our exciting and diverse programme of swimming pool construction projects around the UK.

Company Background
Clear Water Revival is leading the way in providing high quality design, build and maintenance packages that deliver cutting edge natural swimming pool water filtration systems. An exciting opportunity lies in offering the only true chemical-free option available to a large global market of increasingly environmental and health conscious customers. Vastly reducing energy demand and demonstrating techniques in harmony with nature, we are offering our customers exciting eco-alternatives.

Role Overview
  • Filtration system maintenance
  • Media changes
  • Pump install
  • Water-testing
  • Pipework upgrades, pressure testing
  • UV bulb and lamp changes
  • Cover services
  • Stock control
  • Swimming pool plant installations
  • Cable installations
  • Commissioning
You will need to be comfortable with travel and nights away from home. You will ideally be located centrally within the M4 corridor to enable easy travel between the Southeast, Southwest, The Midlands and our HQ in Bristol.

Benefits
  • Annual leave at 23 days plus UK bank holidays (8 days)
  • After completion of 2 years’ service you will be entitled to take your birthday off as an additional paid holiday
  • Access to the EAP Employee Assistance Programme
  • Automatic enrolment to company pension scheme where employer contributes above the statutory percentage requirement
  • Upon completion of probationary period, option to join the company Private Healthcare scheme. Ability to add dependants at a reduced rate
Detailed Person Requirements
  • You will have a sound technical and practical background in general construction, with experience of swimming pool construction / associated landscaping
  • Be a CWR ambassador and customer facing
  • Have 2+ years of experience in the construction or swimming pool industry, preferably with plumbing experience
  • Have a sound knowledge and skills in plumbing and an understanding of heating systems or swimming pool heating technology
  • Be able to read and interpret drawings
  • Flag any practical issues with the design team
  • Have experience of working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Be highly organised with the ability to plan and prioritise work with your project manager
  • Demonstrate ability to use initiative to solve problems on site
  • Own a Clean UK Driving license and be clean and professional in appearance
  • Knowledge and experience with excavating equipment and hardscape installation a bonus
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety policy and legislation / CDM regulations
Example Tasks
  • Plant room fit-out from start to finish – Working with one other you will be expected to follow plumbing schematics to fit out plant rooms typically containing three filters
  • Installation of pipework between pool to plant room
  • Installation of pool fittings into pool shells
  • Pressure testing and sign off of pipework installed
  • General construction including laying of coping, decking
  • Installation of 24v electrical system in our plant rooms to enable remote system control and monitoring
  • Ordering of key components from suppliers
  • Checking on subcontractors work for quality and dimensional accuracy, and ensuring site checklists are completed
This is a permanent, full time role with a start date of mid-November. Salary £25-35,000.

Please submit a CV to: jasonb@clear-water-revival.com with covering letter, indicating your current notice period and why you are interested in the job.

A polite note for those who are not looking for a job: No contact from recruitment agencies please.

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TWO MAINTENANCE OPERATIVES / ENGINEERS REQUIRED
We are looking for two maintenance operatives/engineers to work together and form a new team to maintain approximately 25 water features across the UK that The Fountain Workshop (Maintenance) Limited currently manage. This is a number that is increasing every year and, in order to make sure that we are able to continue supporting our clients to the high standard they expect, we are looking to establish another maintenance team, primarily servicing our projects in London and the South East.

Ideally, you would come as a pair, having worked together previously with a proven track record of achieving results and getting along, however, we will also consider individuals with the right talents and qualities. This is a rewarding position that will allow you to ensure that both the client and the public are able to continue enjoying these beautiful bespoke water features.

While you will be under the direction of our maintenance coordinator, you will be mostly working independently, so this is a job for people with a 'can do' attitude. We will provide you with training and guidance, although it is essential that at least one of the two operatives is a qualified electrician. You will be required to produce maintenance reports (including water quality control reports and other administration and paperwork/record-keeping) and be able to anticipate and prevent general problems. Experience of water filtration and chemical treatment systems plus an ability to troubleshoot and solve problems (including electrical fault finding) is essential.

We are a dedicated team of designers, artists, and engineers. We have been providing a fresh and innovative approach to fountains and water features for over 20 years. We work across the UK and internationally, and pride ourselves in maintaining a high standard of service and design.

We are looking for team members with whom we can have an honest and open working relationship, and who share our passion for water features and for providing our clients with the very best. If you think you match up to our high standards, then this position may be for you and we would like to hear from you.

The new team will be provided with one van (plus vehicle tax, insurance, fuel etc.) and all necessary equipment.
Salary Range: £25-£35,000 pa (dependent on skills and experience) plus the following benefits:
  • Enhanced company pension scheme and private medical insurance following a qualification period of employment
  • No night working or weekend work anticipated
  • 20 days holiday + additional four days over Christmas + all statutory bank holidays
  • Company uniform and full PPE provided
Specific Electrician Abilities Required:
  • Must be able to fault find on electrical installations/systems using various voltages, for example 415/230AC and 12/24VDC
  • Must have experience of variable speed drives
  • Must be able to fault find using PLC software
  • Must be able to read electrical wiring diagrams
  • Must be able to carry out electrical repairs and installations along with any planned maintenance
It would advantageous candidates have experience with electrical testing and inspection.

Please send CV and covering letter to: jobs@fountains.co.uk

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WELLNESS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE REQUIRED
SCP UK is part of POOLCORP, the world’s largest distributor of Pool and Spa, Outdoor Living, Landscape and Irrigation products.

We need to expand our sales team in the UK to include a dedicated Wellness Business Development Executive.

Primary responsibility will be for the sales growth and customer relationship of our complete range of Spas and Spa Accessories, including Sauna and Outdoor Living products.

We have many exciting product launches lined up for 2020 so experience and knowledge in the Spa market will be essential.

The position will be based “On The Road” so daily traveling is a requirement.

A competitive salary, company car, company pension and bonus will be offered to the right candidate.

Please email a copy of your CV and introductory details to: nicholas.reeder@scppool.com

Closing date: 25 October 2019

SCP UK Ltd, 1 Church Road, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0PQ

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SWIMMING POOL BUILDER / ENGINEER REQUIRED
We are a small family pool company working mainly in Herts, Beds and Bucks. For almost 20 years we have been building top quality indoor and outdoor garden pools. We now have a permanent full time position available for an enthusiastic and capable pool builder / engineer to join our small dedicated team.

You will have worked in the industry for some time and have experience in the following areas:
  • General pool building in all forms
  • All aspects of pipework and plantroom layout
  • Wiring of all pool plant and equipment
  • AHU installation
It would be an advantage (though not essential) if you had skills in blockwork, paving and tiling, as well as general building skills for when pools require small retaining walls etc.

We will offer a vehicle, workwear, phone and an above average salary for the right person.

If you would like to work for a small company, where your skills are recognised and appreciated, come and talk with us.

Apply in the first instance with a CV to: keith@azurepools.co.uk or call Keith on 07957 424106

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SWIMMING POOL ENGINEER REQUIRED
Join the young, focussed and growing team at pools by design and benefit from a competitive salary commensurate with your experience including bonus scheme, 20 days annual leave, company vehicle, company pension, mobile phone.

Main Job Role
Mechanical installation of swimming pool plant and circulating pipework

Responsibilities
Successful candidates will be knowledgeable and experienced in installing pool and spa plant room equipment including:
  • First stage fittings and pipework at formwork and reinforcement stage including confidence with setting out
  • Pool circulating pipework and pressure testing
  • Second fix pipework in plant room
  • Pumps, blowers and filtration equipment
  • Water treatment equipment including ozone, ultra violet and automatic chemical dosing units
  • Plumbing of air handling units
  • Knowledge of automatic covers an advantage
Experience
  • Proficient at reading and understanding pool plant room and technical drawings
  • Keen eye for detail and a determination to achieve the highest standards of work
  • Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers technician qualification a preference
For any further information on this job role or to apply please contact Ben Winser: ben@poolsbydesign.co.uk or call 01483 266640.

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SERVICE ENGINEER REQUIRED
Due to ongoing business development Neuman Aqua Ltd currently has a vacancy for a Service Engineer to complement and extend our successful team of service engineers working within the London and the Home Counties.

Applicants must have knowledge of both commercial and domestic systems, plus be able to work alone and be self-motivated. You will be reporting to the Service Manager.

Duties include:
  • Regular servicing of swimming pools, spas and their filtration systems in accordance with the client’s needs and expectations
  • Electrical fault finding, installation experience would be beneficial
  • Assisting and contributing with refurbishment projects
The candidate will ideally be qualified to IPSE standard. An electrical qualification would also be desirable as will a clean driving licence.

Neuman Aqua Ltd offer:
  • Competitive Negotiable Salary
  • 20 Days Annual Leave
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Uniform
  • Company Mobile Phone and iPad
  • Tools
For any further information on this job role or to apply please contact Luke Palmer, luke@neumanaqua.co.uk or call 01306 621100.

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