Legionella Quality & Assurance Consultant

Technical Manager - UK Wide

Ref: 2061Monday 11 September 2023

£40,000 - £45,000

Our Client is a leading Environmental Consultancy that is now recruiting for a Legionella Quality & Assurance Consultant.


Position Objective

  • To undertake the quality assurance processes on all risk assessment reports and ensure they are kept to a high standard. To assist the principal consultant and head of service with app changes / updates, LCA membership audit documentation and competency management.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Significant experience of carrying out Legionella risk assessments and ideally from a Legionella Consultancy background.
  • Suitable experience across multiple sectors is desirable (education / healthcare / commercial etc).
  • Suitable experience across multiple water system types is desirable (evaporative cooling / hot and cold water systems / spa’s and hot tubs / swimming pools.
  • An approved Legionella Risk Assessment qualification eg. City & Guilds, BOHS, WMSoc.
  • A good working knowledge of ACoP L8, HSG 274, HTM 04- 01 & other relevant Guidance Documents.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be fluent in both verbal and written English.
  • Ideally will have experience of app-based risk assessment software.
  • Ideally experience with quality assurance processes from previous work.


Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out QA processes on all legionella risk assessments in line with company policy and processes.
  • Addressing issues / mistakes / omissions in legionella risk assessments and liaising with the responsible consultant to ensure the reports are delivered in good time.
  • Providing general advice to consultants on the correct method of undertaking the risk assessments.
  • Attend team meetings to discuss issues and trends identified over time.
  • To assist as necessary with discussions on app changes / updates
  • Assist as necessary with LCA membership audits, this may include management of existing documentation, creation of new documentation / processes and delivery of evidence during audits.
  • Assist as necessary with competency management processes including but not limited to tracking team competencies, organising specific training where necessary, undertaking on site audits annually of legionella consultants.



  • The successful candidate will be flexible and will have an excellent work ethic .
  • Must have a keen understanding of the risk assessment concept and how to apply it to Legionella control.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with internal teams and external organisations in a suitable manner.
  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Will have a good working knowledge of commercial and industrial water systems, supplies and water regulations governing these.
  • Willing to travel and do overnight stays .
  • Willing to travel abroad.


Desirable but not essential

  • Experience in Indoor Air Quality
  • Experience with other pathogens such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and E-coli



  • Basic Salary of £40K - £45K
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