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Water Sampler in Truro

Location: Truro
Salary: £9.75 - 9.76 per hour
Position: Permanent
Date Posted: 11th June 2021
Recruiter: Cornwall Staff Agency
Job Ref: Water01

Our client is looking for Water Sampling Technicians for a temporary to permanent role working with a Cornish based water, process and treatment company.

The Role

Main purpose for the role is be Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, to carry out sampling on wastewater treatment sites and other locations in accordance with Company procedures, and to deliver samples to laboratories and depot in a timely manner.


  • Visit wastewater treatment sites and other sampling locations to take samples in accordance with the sampling schedule as determined by the Operations Manager.
  • Plan daily sampling runs so that samples are taken in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure samples are taken in accordance with Company, South West Water and Environmental Agency sampling procedures.
  • Complete appropriate paperwork in accordance with Company procedures including sample sheets, calibration records and other site records as required.
  • Install and download temperature loggers as required and ensure that temperatures have remained within the required temperature range.
  • Ensure sample programmes are carried out in accordance with company Quality, Environmental and H&S procedures.
  • Transport samples to Laboratories as necessary and in accordance with set procedures.
  • Clean and maintain all sampling equipment and portable instruments as required.
  • Carry out routine calibration checks on portable instruments in accordance with Company procedures.
  • Assist in other field operational activities as necessary.

The Candidate

  • Full UK driving licence is required to be considered for this position due to movement of work sites.
  • Wastewater sampling techniques
  • Committed to ensuring that a positive and strengthened relationship with colleagues is developed and maintained.
  • Committed to team working and self-development.
  • Exercises initiative whilst keeping Manager & team members informed.
  • Capable of clear and concise communication.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be punctual and reliable

If you are interested in the role please get in touch ASAP by applying with your CV for an immediate response.

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