Legionella Risk Assessor

Company Description

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company.

Job Description

This is a field-based role but will require travel to the office to support the team with technical input. The successful candidate will benefit from a company vehicle and must hold a full current driving license for use in the UK.

* Job Type: Permanent

* Hours: 40 hours per week

* Job Location: South East (with some travel to midlands)

* Travel: 50% travel

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 favoured.


To be successful in this role, you should be an experienced Legionella Assessor, with ~12 months risk assessment experience as a qualified lead risk assessor on hot and cold water systems. The successful candidate will ideally hold at least one nationally recognised qualification such as the C&G WH004, Water Management Society basic and advanced LRA, or BOHS P901. Evidence of qualifications will be required prior to any potential offer of employment.

The successful candidate is required to be flexible and have good communication skills, both written and verbal. A good work ethic is essential, as is the discipline to be able to work unsupervised and still achieve the required daily work output. The candidate will have a conscientious mindset with a positive approach to work and able to use initiative to work effectively in any given situation.

They will also have a good working knowledge of water systems, supplies and water regulations governing these.

Good IT skills are required, particularly with regards to Microsoft Word / Outlook and use of iPads. Experience with Excel spreadsheets would also be beneficial.

Additional beneficial experience would include: –

* Water temperature monitoring

* Water sampling (Legionella, TVC and PSA)

* TMV servicing

* Shower head / outlet descale and disinfection

* HTM 04-01 Compliant Risk Assessment

Additional Information

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