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Legionella Risk Assessor - Midlands

London, West Midlands, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Company Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 49,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there's no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Delivering the exceptional, every day

Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.
Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.
Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.
Our culture - our core values and how we behave:

1. We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.
2. We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.
3. We go the extra mile: whether it's keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA.
4. Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.
5. Our customers' business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.


• Knowledge of relevant procedures
• Level of customer Service
• Team Player
• Health and safety awareness and knowledge
• Communication

At Mitie we know that 'our diversity makes us stronger'. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive and be their best every day. We are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring and our people and customers thrive when we get this right.

Job objectives and responsibilities

• Working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

• Act as a representative of Mitie carrying out work as detailed by the Risk Assessment Manager/Supervisor.

• Conduct yourself in a professional manner in support of our customers and work colleagues.

• Have a positive "can do" attitude with the ability to problem solve.

• Behaviours - have a desire to be professional, well-mannered and polite at all times.

• Able to follow to instructions safely (method and risk assessment),

• To ensure all works are delivered on time and to the agreed specification.

• To support business growth and retain existing customers.

• Have good clear communication skills.

• Be a strong team player, who is self-motivated, always works proactively to an exacting standard.

• Be an honest, organised, and trustworthy individual, who presentable to the client and proud to represent Mitie.

• Willingness to undertake training and development which is linked to the role when offered.

• Complete reports and paperwork as instructed by the Risk Assessment Manager/Supervisor.

• Take responsibility for your own training needs and bring them to the attention of the Risk Assessment Manager/Supervisor.

• Ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation, specific company requirements approved by the Health & Safety Executive and the latest regulations and codes of good practice.

Main duties

• To undertake legionella risk assessments to a high standard in line with the latest version of the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 (Fourth edition) and its associated technical guidance documents of HSG274 and the British standard code of practice for Risk assessing, BS8580-1 2019. Also, the Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe Water in Healthcare Premises as necessary

• Carrying out legionella risk assessments manually and electronically

• Producing schematic diagrams using Microsoft Visio

• Provide technical support where required.

• Ensure that Legionella Risk Assessments paperwork and reports are completed correctly and returned within agreed timescales.

• Where required, attend risk assessment review meetings with Clients.

Person Specification

• Experience in Legionella risk assessing.

• City and Guilds Risk Assessment course (or equivalent)

• Wide Knowledge of the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 (Fourth edition) and its associated technical guidance documents of HSG274.

• Wide knowledge of the British standard code of practice for risk assessing, BS8580-1 2019.

• Knowledge of the Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe Water in Healthcare Premises (desirable but not essential)

• Knowledge of cooling towers, process systems and other systems (desirable but not essential)

• Suitable and sufficient experience working within the water treatment industry.

• Health and safety management

• Commercial awareness

• Planning skills

• Customer care/relationship building skills.

• Presentation skills

• Computer/PDA skills, in particular with word and excel.

• Drawing of schematic diagrams

• Able to work as a member of a team.

• Able to work without direct supervision.

• Physically able to complete required duties.

• Be flexible in approach as necessary for business needs.

• Be willing to travel outside of own region as necessary for business needs.

• Held a Full driving licence for a minimum of 12 months, with no driving bans in the past 5 years and no more than 6 points current or pending.

Health and Safety responsibilities

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system;

Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities;
  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager;
  • Report actual and suspected security incidents;


This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and/or the needs of the business.

Job Details

Full Time
London, West Midlands, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual