Legionella Risk Assessor

Legionella Risk Assessor - Oxfordshire

Ref: 490Wednesday 12 January 2022

£25,000 - £33,000

Our client is one of the UK's leading independent Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance Companies that are now recruiting for a Senior Legionella Environmental Consultant.

This position requires an enthusiastic, experienced Legionella Consultant with a strong customer focused bias. You will be covering a territory of South Midlands down to the South East so Oxfordshire could be an ideal location.

You will be asked to complete Legionella Risk Assessments and surveys on a range of very complex or bespoke systems and sites, including but not limited to:

Evaporative cooling systems

Process waters e.g., air scrubbing systems

Potable water

Air handling units

Hot and cold-water systems


You should also be able to produce system schematic drawings of the systems you survey

Returning and completing reports (using MS office-based packages) to agreed timescales is essential.

You should be able to act as the 'lead risk assessor' on a large or complex site such as a power station, petrochemical, pharmaceutical or food processing plants, as well as a hospital, university or local authority and you should have a good working knowledge of BS8580.


Specific Duties Include:

Completing Legionella risk assessments, from the surveying of sites to the production of the risk assessment report

Auditing and monitoring of complex or bespoke water systems for the purpose of producing an audit / monitoring report

Audit and interpret complex system monitoring and maintenance data including water treatment data and microbiological sampling results

Sampling of water systems in line with current guidelines

Attending client consultative meetings on request, including the presentation of completed risk assessments

Delivering internal and external 'Legionella Awareness' Training

Uploading results using handheld PDA units

Acting as a source of technical knowledge and practical experience; supporting less experienced colleagues and other group employees

Candidates must hold City & Guilds BS004- Legionellosis - Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment of Water Systems 2005 and ideally be a Member of the WMSoc

In return the company offer a competitive salary, company vehicle and benefits package