Junior Environmental Consultant

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Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas


An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.


Job TitleLegionella Consultant

Location: Manchester / Leeds area - Homebased with travel to client site 

Package: £30,000-35,000pa DOE+ £4,250 car allowance/company car + excellent benefits 


Role Purpose: To schedule, survey and provide written technical reports for survey work on behalf of contract managers within the Indoor Air & Water Quality business unit. Production of a legionella risk assessment, asbestos re-inspection and fire risk review. Air hygiene reports are also produced.  


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out water hygiene monitoring, including the completion of site logbooks.
  • Carry out risk assessments and audits of building water systems for the control of legionellosis including auditing of site records.
  • Carry out audits of cooling tower system and other high risk systems, including the auditing of site records.
  • Produce draft schematic drawings of building water systems for submission to the CAD team.
  • Produce water hygiene logbooks for domestic water systems.
  • Carry out assessments of air conditioning systems and environmental assessments of occupied areas in relation to indoor air quality.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports including observations, recommendations and interpretation of laboratory analysis.
  • Carry out Asbestos Re-inspections and Fire Risk Reviews as part of the Comply 3 projects.
  • Arrange and carry out all work to meet with agreed Company & client timescales.
  • Be responsible for managing small contracts/projects within the IAWQ area as directed by the team leader.
  • Liaise with Contract Managers in relation to work under their control.
  • Present and discuss reports with the client as necessary.
  • Deploy in line with Bureau Veritas Core Values and Code of Ethics
  • Compliance with the Bureau Veritas UK Health & Safety policy and procedures
  • Compliance with the Bureau Veritas UK Management System and IAWQ methods and procedures.
  • Working closely with the centralised planning team to ensure work is being effectively scheduled and carried out.
  • Support the culture of ‘One BV’ within the team
  • To contribute to responses to requests for client work and proposals



Experience & Skills Required:

  • Proven experience in indoor air and water quality
  • Experienced in the organisation and planning of personal work load
  • Experienced in fulfilling role of day to day site contact for the business and its clients
  • A good background knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • H&S Experience
  • Computer Literate – MS Word a must


Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE or A Level
  • Certificates in BOHS P901 & P902 or City & Guild or WMSoc
  • Degree in related area preferable


What’s in it for you?

  • £30,000 - £35,000 per annum DOE
  • Company Car or Car Allowance of £4,250
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days
  • Combined employee/employer pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Flexible working
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Life Cover, Private health care, Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy, Give as You Earn scheme & Travel Insurance
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services
  • Working for an Industry leading global Inspection company


Why Bureau Veritas

Flexible working patterns available to ensure that you maintain career progression and a healthy work life balance.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging culture, where individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

At Bureau Veritas you can benefit from a busy and varied client facing environment, working with market leaders across a wide range of sectors including but not limited to:

Food manufacturing, Chemical manufacturing, Banking, Retail, Logistics, Power and Utilities including Nuclear, Automotive, Public Sector, Mobile Plant, Emergency Services, Transport and Construction.

We pride ourselves on our partnership approach, which means you will be encouraged to develop strong client relationships - combining technical expertise with service excellence to exceed your clients’ expectations.


Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.  

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