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Legionella Responsible Person

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    1 day ago

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Job Description

  • Act as a representative of Mitie and Sellafield carrying out work as detailed by the Head of Compliance.

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

  • Operational responsibility to deliver a first class service meeting the required MITIE QHSE / BMS policies and Mitie Water internal policies in relation to compliance for our customers.

  • Provide support in order to maintain Mitie Water professional memberships and accreditations including Legionella Control Association

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

  • Provide technical support to the Sellafield service delivery team and sub contractors

  • Provide support to site admin team

  • Complete reports and paperwork as instructed by the Head of Compliance

  • Take responsibility for your own training needs and bring them to the attention of the Head of Compliance

  • 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:

  • Ensure every water system has a legionella risk assessment

  • Compile, update and review the areas covered by the risk assessment and ensure it encompasses all risks (domestic and process water). Provide a schedule of legionella susceptible water systems for the area of responsibility SLF 2.04.401_01

  • Arranging and reviewing legionella risk assessments

  • Compile area of responsibility for all tasks ensuring ownership and ensure ownership and accountability

  • Request new risk assessment when it is identified that the current LRA is no longer valid

  • Arrangements to undertake legionella risk assessments including collatating relevant schematics, liazing with building managers and system engineers, and facilitating access and system walk round.

  • Compile and review written scheme of work, upload into Archibus for scheduled prompts and ensure compliant delivery by appointed legionella service provider.

  • Review monitoring records/reports from legionella service provider and action accordingly, escalate where necessary and liaise with relevant stakeholders to manage effectively.

  • Review data and trend the findings to identify patterns in water quality.

  • Ensure non-conformances are entered on ATLAS and the non-compliance register is updated with actions taken and reported on the client action system to initiate, track and close out in a timely manner.

  • Attend relevant meetings including weekly legionella meeting, monthly responsible person updates, and quarterly legionella forum.

  • Annual service contractor meetings with Legionella service provider as required under LCA recommendations

  • Requesting, tracking and closing out changes in PPM, new remedial/reactive work orders and project works to ensure

  • Liaison with building managers to identify when changes in water systems are planned to change. Stakeholder involvement, updating log book with relevant detail including building schematics and revised/updated LRA

  • Prepare legionella log book audit schedule to give documentation assurance

    Attend relevant Sellafield meetings, LRP forum, Legionella forum, Legionella Safety Group, Bi-Monthly meetings with client (Faciltities Services, Package Management and Railways and Utilties.

Candidate Description

  • Understanding of Legionella bacteria, water systems, required monitoring & records, legislation and regulations

  • Knowledge of Water Risk Assessments on water systems including domestic, cooling towers & process systems.

  • Knowledge & experience of steam generation systems and testing requirements

  • Knowledge & experience of cooling systems and testing requirements

  • Auditing skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Attention to detail and communication skills

  • Health & Safety management

  • Planning skills

  • Ability to manage change successfully

  • Able to work as a member of a team

  • Able to work without direct supervision

  • Physically able to complete required duties

  • Full driving licence

    Able to deal directly with customers in a professional manner and represent the company