Trainee Air Hygiene Operative - Ipswich, England, United Kingdom

For an Air Hygiene Engineer, this role offers security, competitive pay, bonuses and overtime, door to door payment, sick pay, life assurance, career development and much more.

The main part of your role will be to assist the Lead engineer on delivering ventilation, ductwork cleaning and other air hygiene services to our customers.

Full training and personal development plan will be provided for the successful applicant.

No experience within the air hygiene sector is required but is advantageous and the role would very much suit someone wanting to work in a hands-on role. This can be a physically demanding job and could be a great match for someone who has previously worked in a facilities management, construction, mechanical engineering, or industrial cleaning role.

Hydro-X Air comprises of dedicated teams of two working remotely to deliver ventilation, ductwork cleaning and other air hygiene services to our customers.

Location: Field Based, will be expected to travel within the region

Working Hours: 45 hours per week, some weeks will be working days, others will be night working and some weekend work will be required. Schedulers aim to plan jobs up to 3 weeks in advance where possible

You Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Kitchen extract and ventilation system cleaning in accordance with TR19 Grease.
  • Working safely with oils, fluids, and lubricants
  • Ensure service sheets and documentation is completed and issued on time.
  • Supporting the Lead with inspection of the Fire dampers in accordance with BS9999
  • Assist on Installation of access doors into ventilation system in accordance with DW144.

Your Skills and personal attributes

The appointee must demonstrate the following:

  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Literacy skills including the ability to read manuals
  • Personal Attributes
  • Be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Excellent time keeping skills


Salary £23,800 - £25,000 + Overtime

Life Insurance - Cinema discounts - Motoring / Travel discounts - Travel discounts - Childcare vouchers - Cycle to work scheme - Financial wellbeing / education / Personal debt advice - Gym discounts - Investments and savings - Tech benefits - Employee assistance programme - Mental health support

What happens next – your career move made simple

1. Apply now to be consider for the role
2. If you meet the requirements, you will then be contacted by our recruitment team for an informal pre-screening call.
3. Suitable applicants will then be invited to a video interview
4. Interview feedback within 4 working days

Successful applicants will be welcomed into the business on our 2 day induction at our head office where you will be issued with all the necessary equipment to complete the jobs, you will have branded workwear, a company van, tablet, and phone.

Please note that we are a drugs free company and complete a drugs test on the first day of employment.

Hydro-X are an equal opportunity employer, and we follow non-discriminatory practices.


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United Kingdom


2-day induction Bonuses Career development Childcare vouchers Cinema discounts Company equipment provided Competitive pay Cycle to Work Scheme Door to door payment Drug-free company policy Employee Assistance Programme Full training Full training provided Gym Discounts Investments and savings Life Assurance Life Insurance Mental health support Overtime Overtime pay Personal development plan Sick Pay Tech benefits


Analytical Ductwork cleaning Facilities Management Industrial cleaning Literacy Mechanical Engineering Teamwork Ventilation Ventilation systems

  • Assisting with inspection of Fire dampers
  • Completing service sheets and documentation on time
  • Installation of access doors
  • Installing access doors into ventilation system
  • Kitchen extract and ventilation system cleaning
  • Working with oils, fluids, and lubricants

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