About us

We are an established market leader and provider of water treatment technologies to all municipal water companies in the UK and Ireland. Our products and services help protect the health of the rivers, seas and drinking water which we all rely on.

  • Our Vision. Why we exist:
    To provide sustainable water treatment solutions which facilitate healthy rivers, seas and drinking water provision.
  • Our Mission: What we aim to do:
    To deliver environmentally considerate, cost effective and practical solutions allowing municipal water companies to treat surface water, wastewater and drinking water for the public.
  • Our Values. How we will act:
    Sustainability; Curiosity; Integrity; Commitment.

As a key-worker industry we design, manufacture, engineer and install surface water, wastewater and drinking water solutions, from flood management products through to large scale sewage treatment tanks and filtration. We are the exclusive UK distributor for a number of leading European specialist manufacturers within the water industry and we work closely with our 100% shareholder ELIQUO WATER Group based in Germany, particularly to develop products to support Net Zero Carbon.

Our established team of 120 people are crucial in our quality and performance and we have a good track record of career progression. We are recruiting roles at all levels, including apprentices and kickstart placements, to support our advanced growth plans, most of which are based at our Head Office and factory at Indian Queens, North Cornwall. These roles would suit candidates already in Cornwall or someone wishing to move to one of the most sought-after places to live in the UK.


Our products treat water and protect the environment for everyone. So we respect diversity in our recruitment processes. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. This includes gender pay balance and being part of our parent group Women in Water network.


  • Flexible/hybrid working options available
  • Medicash Health Plan
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Events
  • Appraisal and Personal Development programme
Quantity Surveyor

Are you an experienced QS who can deliver for customers and optimise commercial outcomes? Can you manage project changes, cost analysis and the submission of applications and invoicing? Do you want to be part of a rapidly growing £25m company?

Do you want to deliver major projects for sustainable water treatment solutions, keeping our rivers and seas clean?

Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, and working alongside our project managers, you will be part of a team to deliver projects on time, on budget at an acceptable risk.

About us

Eliquo Hydrok are an award-winning established and growing market leader. We provide water treatment solutions that keep seas and rivers clean and drinking water safe.

From flood water management to sewage filtration systems, we provide innovative, environmentally considerate, cost effective and practical solutions to municipal water companies.

We’re passionate about our people, offering a range of benefits to our valued employees, including hybrid working and a Medicash healthcare plan.

Based at Head Office (Indian Queens, Cornwall), or our Wolverhampton office, you will be part of a team of 140+ colleagues delivering high quality, essential services underpinning water infrastructure and environmental improvement across the UK.

About you:

Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Complete regular cost assurance exercises to ensure committed cost values and final invoiced values are in line with price lists/quotations obtained at tender stage
  • Work alongside the Projects team on in-life contractual issues and dispute resolution
  • Early Warning/Compensation Event identification and/or costing (Change Management) to protect and optimise time/cost/scope
  • Ensure monthly applications and/or invoices are raised and issued as per contractual dates
  • Provide extra resource to the Tendering team to prepare and analyse project costings for tenders, including materials, quantities, labour and time
  • Operate a feedback loop and lessons-learned to improve future contracts

Essential requirements to succeed in the role are:

  • Experience of engineering or civil works as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience in NEC 3 or NEC4 contract negotiation
  • Sound commercial acumen and ability to communicate effectively
  • GCSE grades A-C in English and Maths, plus relevant A-level or similar post-16 education

How to apply

If you have what it takes to become a part of the Eliquo Hydrok team please send your current CV with a covering letter stating how you meet the role requirements and your salary expectation to send email before 19 April.

Welder Fabricators

Due to continued expansion ELIQUO HYDROK are currently seeking welder/fabricators

As an established provider of wastewater treatment technologies to the UK water industry, the successful candidates will work within the fabrication department, reporting to our Fabrication workshop manager

Your duties and responsibilities will vary but include:

  • Fabrication of medium to large products of up to 5 tonnes.
  • Bench work as and when required.

Essential requirements:

Experience with stainless steel MIG and TIG welding.

Ability to work unsupervised.

Ability to develop patterns.


  • Completed an apprenticeship is this trade.
  • Own Hand Tools.
  • MMA welding experience.
  • EN287 and ASME IX

Selected applicants will be required to attend an interview and carry out a supervised weld/task test.

Usual working hours are either 06.00 to 16.30 or 07.00 to 17.30 Monday to Thursday

Salary – Dependant on qualifications and experience.

To register your interest please send your current CV with a covering letter stating how you meet the role requirements and your salary expectation to HR: send email


Human Resources
Indian Queens Ind Estate
St. Columb, Cornwall, England
T +44 1726 862000