Legionella Consultant

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Legionella Consultant

Meet Ligtas

Ligtas Consultancy & Training is one of the UK’s leading health and safety consultancies. Come and join Ligtas in providing health and safety expertise via consultancy, training, and software solutions – for people who care about keeping people safe.

You can’t keep people safe by simply ticking a box, and compliance does not always equal safe, which is why our services focus on supporting our clients to create and maintain safe environments – providing peace of mind that risks are controlled

We care for our clients, partnering with them to ensure safety and compliance is part of who they are and how they operate.

It’s an exciting time to join Ligtas as we further develop our client focused, value adding services and continue to invest in people, processes and software systems.

Job Description

With over 25 years of experience in the consulting sector, Ligtas are looking to recruit high-calibre team players. We deliver customer focussed audits, risk assessments, and general consultancy advice to enable safe environments for our clients across the UK.

Job Role:

Undertaking legionella risk assessments in line with ACOP L8 guidelines, as well as water hygiene duties including water sampling/temperature monitoring. Compiling schematic drawings, documents and reports for clients. Build and maintain a professional working relationship
with clients. Good working knowledge of the water treatment industry and legislation. Competent with Microsoft office package. Excellent communication skills.

To deliver technically excellent water services and support the growth of the service offering. Responsible for the delivery of Ligtas water services to clients in line with contract and agreed standards.


South (London and the South East), Midlands and North.

The Role

You will be based at home with regular travel including some overnight stays, working closely with other Ligtas team members, you will deliver excellent services to clients across a variety of sectors including property, manufacturing, retail, and banking. You will be client-focused, optimising performance to achieve the best results.

Qualifications & Experience:

Will ideally have completed a Risk Assessment course such as City & Guilds or equivalent WMS qualification. Experience in carrying out ACOP L8 risk assessments within the water treatment/water hygiene industry. Previous experience working as a legionella risk assessor/plumber or water hygiene engineer.

The Candidate

  • Experience in consultancy services
  • Able to work in multi-functional teams and independently
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Conscientious and enthusiastic
  • Familiarisation with legislation and approved codes of practice
  • Will deliver Water Services Offered by Ligtas to clients
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 1-year experience carrying out legionella risk assessments at a variety of properties
  • Experience in completing reports based on risk assessment findings, and be able to provide clients with the necessary consultation / advice required to ensure compliance with all legionella related legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Suitable knowledge of legislation, regulations and guidance pertaining to legionella.
  • Good i.t. skills


Working towards other relevant water safety qualifications


  • Ligtas expects good performance as its basic standard
  • This Job Description is ‘indicative’ of the requirements of the role and will be reviewed in the light of operational experience
  • Being a Role Model for the Ligtas Values and Teamship Agreement must be evident at all times
  • Please enjoy your role at Ligtas – this is hugely important to us!
  • Carrying out legionella risk assessments in accordance with HSG274 Parts 1, 2 & 3
  • Writing legionella risk assessments in order to present the findings of the assessment
  • Undertaking temperature monitoring and water sampling
  • Carrying out other general legionella consultancy duties including, but not limited to, legionella log books, and written schemes
  • Providing consultation to clients in order to facilitate client compliance with legionella-related legislation, regulations, and guidance
  • Acting in a project management capacity as and when required and authorised
  • Liaising with clients and client contractors throughout the process as and when required
  • Ensure effective tools, information, materials, and equipment provided for water consultants
  • Responsible for delivery of services to the standards required by the LCA and other agreed

    standards for clients

  • Responsible for implementing water processes and systems contained within the Business Operating Systems
  • Identify and report any system failings via Technical Water lead
  • Report via Technical water leads to further opportunities for Ligtas to grow with clients

Company Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car/ car allowance
  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays
  • Excellent pension plan
  • Healthcare Cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • Personal development opportunities
  • The opportunity to be part of a modern, progressive team

Salary and Working Hours

  • Full time
  • Salary: DoE

Don’t forget to read about us and our culture - checking to make sure we would be a great fit.

Then when you are ready to apply send your CV and cover letter to Simon Jones.

Tell us why you and what you can bring to our team and what motivated you to apply. This is a really good opportunity to join a company that offers a good salary, depending on experience, company vehicle and many other benefits.

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