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ON-SITE POOL LINING INSTALLER REQUIRED
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a highly successful swimming pool manufacturer and distributor to work in our Extreme On-Site Lining Department.

We are looking for an experienced installer to work across the UK installing our reinforced on-site lining system.

You must be prepared to work outside in all weathers and stay away from home during the working week.

The ideal candidate will have experience of installing on-site lining systems, be dedicated, self-starting, dextrous, have a good eye for detail and able to work under pressure. Some heavy lifting is involved.

Due to travelling requirements a full driving licence is essential.

If you would like to apply, please forward your CV and salary expectations to: sarahn@plasticapools.net

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SWIMMING POOL/SPA ENGINEER REQUIRED
HTP Hot Tubs & Pools have a full time position available working in the swimming pool, hot tub and leisure industry.

Our award winning company deals with the maintenance of domestic and commercial swimming pools, together with hot tub repairs, maintenance and installations and occasional landscapes.

Based near Bristol, we cover mainly the south and west of England with some nationwide contracts.

We are looking for a reliable, confident person, who is able to work both on their own and as part of a team. Flexibility and a mature work ethic are pre-requisites. Due to the seasonal nature of our business you may be required to work locally, regionally or within the office workshops. The job is based in BS39 near Bristol.

You need to be a good communicator at all levels and have the ability to deal professionally with customers and suppliers. You are a valuable representative of the Company and should promote the business in a favourable light in every way.

Experience of the swimming pool/hot tub industry is an advantage, together with a background in the building/electrical/ plumbing trade.

You must have a clean driving licence, be physically fit, numerate,literate and of smart appearance.

This is a full time position, with a competitive salary based upon experience. A works van, specialist tools and equipment for the role will be provided.

Please apply in writing to Lewis Salvidge:
lewis@hottubpeople.com

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SERVICE & MAINTENANCE ENGINEER REQUIRED
XL Pools is a fast growing business dealing in the construction and maintenance of both domestic and commercial swimming pools. Our turnover has increased dramatically and we plan to grow still further by covering new markets and territories. We have built up a good reputation within our field of trade and are now a multi-award winning company.

We are looking for a reliable, confident person, who is able to work both on their own and as part of a team. Flexibility and a mature work ethic are pre-requisites. Due to the seasonal nature of our business you may be required to work locally, regionally or within the office. The job is based in Kent.

You need to be a good communicator at all levels and have the ability to deal professionally with customers and suppliers. You are a front line representative of the Company and should promote the business in a favourable light in every way.

Experience of the swimming pool industry is essential. Computer skills (Excel/Word and Outlook) could be advantageous depending on how the role develops and on your own skills and abilities. You must have a clean driving licence.

Our initial requirement is for a swimming pool engineer dealing with pool services and repairs to swimming pool equipment. The applicant will have a proven track record of fault finding, repairs and installation of all main swimming pool equipment. Qualifications such as ISPE, Gas Safe, NECIEC and Oftec would be beneficial, though not essential.

This is a full time position, with hours to be discussed at a later date. The hourly rate will be dependent on the applicant’s experience.

Please apply in writing to: Office Administrator, XL Pools Ltd, The Parlour, Saracens Dairy, Pluckley Road, Pluckley, Kent, TN27 0SA or email: enquiries@xlpools.com

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SITE SUPERVISOR / PROJECT MANAGER'S ASSISTANT REQUIRED
This is a rare opportunity to join a fast growing swimming pool construction and filtration technology company. Reporting to the project manager you will be the principle site supervisor delivering our exciting and diverse programme of pool construction projects around the UK.

The successful applicant will become part of a dynamic and ambitious team, building bespoke high end swimming pools for our clients. The role offers significant career development potential in a high growth innovative eco-business with plans for international expansion over the next 18 months. We expect to complete a round 2 fund raise by Q2 2018, and in the longer term we aim to be exporting our technology in the EU, USA and Australia.

Clear Water Revival is leading the way in developing and marketing cutting edge natural swimming pool water filtration systems, providing versatile and innovative design alternatives to chemical pools. 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 to the incumbent technology dominating the market place.

Over the last eleven years of innovation, Clear Water Revival has marked its position as the leader in this rapidly growing industry. The company works in the UK and overseas, providing end clients with products and services, which range from system design consultancy and bio-filtration system supply to full a turn-key natural pool design and building service.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help manage our pool construction contracts. The role will focus on onsite customer communications, managing the site crew and our subcontractors and maintaining quality of our delivery services. Reporting to the project manager, you will be responsible for ensuring projects are built on time and to budget.

We are looking for a dynamic fun individual who is enthusiastic, passionate and fastidious about attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be a strategic, efficient and responsible self-starter who is highly practical and able to problem solve. Interest in Eco-technology, high growth business or swimming is also a bonus.

You will have a thorough technical understanding of swimming pool construction and some experience in construction project management. Your experience will assist the project manager in programming and meeting deadlines whilst ensuring attention to design detail is being maintained. You will also be able to assist in site works when necessary.

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 South East, South West, The Midlands and our HQ in Bristol. You will be based on site at least 3 days per week.

Detailed Person Requirements:
  • You will have a sound technical and practical background in general construction, with experience of swimming pool construction, and associated landscaping
  • Have 2+ years of experience in the construction/swimming pool industry
  • Experience of managing crews and subcontractors
  • Have a sound knowledge and skills in plumbing and an understanding of heating systems and swimming pool technology
  • Have experience of working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Be computer literate in Microsoft excel, word and project
  • Be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and work under you own initiative and plan complicated programmes on multiple projects
  • Demonstrate ability to use initiative, research ideas, suppliers and materials
  • Ability to produce and keep track of project budgets
  • Ability to receive, comprehend and communicate information clearly to staff, clients and subcontractors alike
  • Own a clean UK driving licence and be clean and professional in appearance
  • Knowledge and experience with excavating equipment and hardscape installation
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety policy and legislation / CDM regulations
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects while being creative in challenging situations

    Example tasks:
  • Ensuring that all work completed meets/exceeds the client’s requirements and high quality standards
  • Training, directing and controlling all work flow of construction with the construction team members
  • Directly working as a part of the production crew to complete projects on time and within budget
  • Coordinate production activities between the project manager, team members and the client
  • Monitoring the use of materials on the job site to eliminate waste
  • Ensuring that all work is performed in a safe and healthy environment while meeting all local standards and regulations
With a salary of £26-30,000pa (depending on experience), this is a permanent full time role with a start date of March 2018.

For an immediate interview, please submit a CV to: recruitment@clear-water-revival.com along with a with covering letter, indicating your current notice period and why you are interested in the job.

No contact from recruitment agencies please.

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SITE TECHNICIAN / POOL ENGINEER REQUIRED
This is a rare opportunity to join a fast growing swimming pool construction and filtration technology company. Reporting to the construction supervisor and PM, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for delivering our exciting and diverse programme of swimming pool construction projects around the UK.

The successful applicant will become part of an ambitious team, building bespoke high-end swimming pools for our clients. The role offers significant career development potential in a high growth innovative eco-business with plans for international expansion over the next 18 months. We expect to complete a round 2 fund raise by Q2 2018, and in the longer term we aim to be exporting our technology in the EU, USA and Australia.

Clear Water Revival is leading the way in developing and marketing cutting edge natural swimming pool water filtration systems, providing versatile and innovative design alternatives to chemical pools. 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 to the incumbent technology dominating the market place.

Over the last eleven years of innovation, Clear Water Revival has marked its position as the leader in this rapidly growing industry. The company works in the UK and overseas, providing end clients with products and services, which range from system design consultancy and bio-filtration system supply to full a turn-key natural pool design and building service.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual/s to help install our pool construction projects. The role will focus on construction of swimming pools, in particular; the installation of pipework and plumbing and pool fittings, filtration systems, pool covers / minor electrical works. Reporting to the project manager and site supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring a quality build through the delivery of quality work on site through your own practical work and by ensuring subcontractors are adhering to our designs, quality checklists and construction best practice.

We are looking for a dynamic fun individual who is enthusiastic, passionate and fastidious about attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be a strategic, efficient and responsible self-starter who is highly practical and able to problem solve. Interest in Eco-technology, high growth business or swimming is also a bonus.

You will have a thorough technical understanding of construction and significant practical experience on the tools. You will be familiar with solvent welded plumbing and pipework and you will have some basic knowledge of simple wiring. You will be able to interpret detailed construction plans and plumbing schematics.

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 South East, South West, The Midlands and our HQ in Bristol. You will be based on site at least 4 days per week (Mon – Thurs).

Detailed Person Requirements:
  • You will have a sound technical and practical background in general construction, with experience of swimming pool construction/ associated landscaping
  • Be used to using most tools and take a measure twice cut once approach, you will take a high degree of pride in your practical work
  • 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 into practical reality
  • 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
With a salary of £23-27,000pa (depending on experience), this is a permanent full time role with a start date of March 2018.

For an immediate interview, please submit a CV to: recruitment@clear-water-revival.com along with a with covering letter, indicating your current notice period and why you are interested in the job.

No contact from recruitment agencies please.

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POOL COMPANY MANAGER / REPAIR TECHNICIAN (BERMUDA) REQUIRED
True Blue Pool Service Solutions is a service and repair company located in the Islands of Bermuda. We service and repair residential and commercial swimming pools across the island since 2007.

We currently have a vacancy for a Swimming Pool Company Manager / Repair Technician. This position is best suited for a single person as relocation and a work permit is required to work in Bermuda. Applicants should have at least four years of experience in the pool industry dealing with service and repairs.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and performing quality checks on the three service technicians. In addition, they will be required to do all necessary repairs on an as needed basis.

The successful applicant will be the first point of contact for problems and must deal with the breakdowns and repairs in a timely fashion. They must be self-sufficient, organised, detail oriented with extensive knowledge in chemical automation, chemical balances, automated filtration systems, electrical wiring, plumbing and chemical feed equipment CPO/AFO certifications beneficial.

The role offers:
  • Permanent full time employment
  • A salaried position
  • Some Holidays and Saturdays in the event of emergencies
  • Competitive compensation package
We offer competitive pay, benefits and reasonable relocation reimbursement for qualified individuals.

Please send detailed cv with photo identification to truebluepoolsinfo@gmail.com

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EXPERIENCED SERVICE ENGINEER REQUIRED
Pools by design is an ambitious and growing company based in Surrey who operate at the top end of the domestic service market. We are looking for an experienced local service engineer to complement and extend our successful existing company team. The role would suit someone who is flexible, ambitious and keen to step up from a standard service role to help us to develop the service side of the business. Applicants should also ideally have commercial experience, be able to work alone and be self-motivated.

Duties include:
  • Managing the service contracts, scheduling appointments, dealing direct with clients, ordering stock and materials.
  • Regular servicing of swimming pools, spas & their filtration systems in accordance with the client’s needs & expectations.
  • Trouble shooting and responding to client issues.
  • Assisting with installation and refurbishment projects as required
The candidate will ideally be qualified to ISPE standard. An electrical qualification would also be desirable as will a clean driving licence. Knowledge of Microsoft word and excel are essential.

Pools by design offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 20 Days Annual Leave
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Uniform
  • Company Mobile Phone and laptop
  • Tools
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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POOL COVER / MECHANICAL ENGINEER REQUIRED
We currently have a vacancy for a swimming pool cover engineer or a mechanical engineer interested in a career installing and maintaining Britain's leading automatic safety cover, in prestigious homes all over the UK.

The permanent position involves a considerable amount of travelling within the UK with occasional opportunities to travel overseas for short periods of time for installations.

A fully equipped company van will be provided enabling the candidate to drive to sites from home and our offices based in Wickford, Essex.

Full training will be provided but it is important that the applicant has a mechanical background and is self-motivated. Applicants will be prepared for early starts and extended periods of overtime.

For further details please contact Amanda on 01268 571515 or email sales@aquatrac.co.uk
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