Legionella Risk Assessor

Posted 18 June by SGS UK Limited
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Company Description

SGS provide the world’s most comprehensive range of integrated inspection, testing, certification and advisory services, powered by the latest technology and digital tools. Our global network of digital innovation centers enables our clients to understand and harness the latest trends in cybersecurity, Internet of Things and eCommerce.

What you’ll get in return….

At SGS, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work and commitment. As part of our team, you would be eligible for:

  • Performance related bonus (discretionary and subject to eligibility criteria)
  • Private Medical Cover (subject to eligibility criteria)
  • Competitive Pension Scheme + Life Assurance
  • 24 days Annual Leave (increasing with service) plus bank holidays.
  • An additional day off for your Birthday
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Retailer Discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay.
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives

Job Description

  • Job Title: Legionella Risk Assessor
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Job Location: Field based - South
  • Salary: £25-£30k

We have an excellent opportunity for a Legionella Risk Assessor to join our global organisation on a permanent basis. As a Legionella Risk Assessor, you will be responsible for carrying out Legionella risk assessments in line with ACOP L8/HSG274, as well as to LCA and UKAS standards. A good working knowledge of water systems, supplies and water regulations governing these is required.

Home based role but must be able to travel to the Wolverhampton office when needed.

Key responsibilities

  • To conduct Legionella risk assessments in line with current standards.
  • To conduct any additional water hygiene related tasks that are required by the business in line with current standards (as applicable)
  • Highlighting unusual results and referring them for further investigation to the appropriate staff member.
  • Proof reading of his/her finished reports, as well of those of others where required.
  • Client liaison where required
  • Maintaining equipment / consumables in an operational state and notifying line manager of any lost, damaged, exhausted equipment / consumables as appropriate.
  • Checking all uploaded risk assessments, as frequently as required, on the SGS digital project management platform to ensure accuracy of data upload from the associated field work app.
  • Undertaking water hygiene orientated tasks as required by the needs of the business such as water temperature monitoring, water sampling, TMV servicing, shower head descales etc.


How to be a successful candidate

  • We are looking for someone who has experience in undertaking risk assessments on domestic hot and cold water systems.
  • Experience in using hand-held digital devices on a daily basis to input risk assessment data.
  • Experience in water temperature monitoring.
  • Experience in water sampling (Legionella TVC & PSA).
  • Experience in TMV servicing.
  • Experience in performing risk assessments on a range of building types and water systems.

For this role it is also essential to have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Appropriate BOHS proficiency module certificates for Legionella risk assessment and management (BOHS P901, P903, P904) with P901 as a minimum (or City & Guilds Equivalent WH004).
  • Water Management Society Risk Assessor Course.
  • Ofqual nationally regulated qualification credit framework (QCF): Relevant Level 3 diploma in Legionella risk assessment.

Additional Information

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Reference: 52896824

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