Customer Focus – June 2022
An interview with Louise Brown – Wigan & Leigh College Wigan & Leigh College is a further education organisation which provides education for students aged 16+. The college has around 9000 students and is split across 7 buildings. 4 in Wigan and 3 in Leigh. In April 2022, the college appointed GMS Services Ltd to… Read more »
Meet Our Technical Director – Carl Ollerton
Position – Technical Director Time Served – 14 Years’ Carl Says: Prior to working with GMS, i completed a Mechanical Engineering NVQ 3 at Wigan & Leigh College whilst working with a local heating and mechanical company. This led to a move into commercial HVAC for a short period of 2 years when I worked… Read more »
Don’t let legionella ruin your Christmas & New Year.
As of Monday (13th December), Government has once again advised that people work from home where possible as the UK braces for the more transmissible Omicron variant of Covid 19. Hopefully less footfall in our busy city centres and work spaces will be enough to quell yet another wave of coronavirus and save Christmas plans… Read more »
New fleet vehicles arrive
October 2020 – New fleet vehicles have now arrived and ready to go to work. Many thanks to ENV Graphics & Signage Ltd for their input on the design and delivery of the work.
We Are Hiring!!
We are looking for an experienced Water Hygiene Technician to join our team.The role will include: Temperature MonitoringShowerhead DescalingExpansion Vessel FlushingAnnual Calorifier InspectionsTMV ServicingCleaning And Disinfection Of Water SystemsWater Sampling. Benefits include A competitive salaryCompany vehicleMobile phoneUniformToolsCompany pension22 days holiday (including Christmas shutdown) plus bank holidaysOption of working a 38 hour week over 4 days… Read more »
Rapid Legionella Testing
If you are concerned with the quality of your water and would like rapid peace of mind, GMS have the solution. We can provide rapid legionella tests for you or your own staff to apply yourself, or we can attend site and apply the tests for you. Results can be provided within 25 minutes for… Read more »
New members of the fleet arrive!
2 new vans have arrived this week and have been sign written and ready to go. A massive thankyou to ENV Graphics who have redesigned the graphics for us to move forward with in 2020 and beyond. They are based locally and their website is www.envgraphics.co.uk Check them out if you are looking for shop… Read more »
LCA Latest On Legionella Control When Reopening Buildings
See the link to the latest guidance from the LCA. https://legionellacontrol.org.uk/news/96/
Dirty Systems – No Legionella – Why?
CELL MUTATIONS There are many occasions when we come across a dirty water systems with all the characteristics to provide a perfect environment for legionella bacteria to thrive. However, when we sample these water systems, we may get high readings on our TVC tests, along with other waterborne bacteria, but nothing on the legionella counts…. Read more »
Vacancies To Fill!!
GMS are always looking for good enthusiastic staff to join our team. We currently require a multi-skilled water hygiene operative and a legionella risk assessor to assist on a contract extension in the North West region. If you are currently on the look out for a new challenge or fancy the chance of working a… Read more »