Asset Enironmental Advisor


Our Clients a Leading Oil and Gas Operator based in Aberdeen are currently recruiting for a Asset Environmental Advisor on a Staff or Contract Basis. See below for a job spec for this role:

Position Overview
The Environmental Advisor will act as environment focal point with regards to identification and management of environmental risks, compliance and continuous improvement. In addition, they will act as subject matter expert, providing advice and guidance to the greater business in at least one of the following Environmental Focal Point areas chemicals, waste, radiation, spill prevention & preparedness, emissions to air or emissions to water.

• Maintain a thorough understanding of relevant regulations and best practice
• Develop a close working relationship and work proactively with the onshore and offshore teams to provide timely and accurate environmental advice
• Support & promote the environmental element of the SEMS and roll out changes to designated site(s) across the business
• Proactively seek areas for environmental performance improvement and develop sustainable efficient solutions
• Take lessons learned from incidents and audit findings and employ them within the designated site(s) and assigned Environmental Focal Point area
• Provide support to and assure the quality of incident investigations performed by site(s)/ operations and their compliance with the SEMS
• Follow and comply with company Golden Rules, Procedures, & Policies and hold others to account to do the same
• Enable change and continual improvement within the HSE Department and wider organisation
• Coordination and management of all aspects of specialist subject matter area compliance and embed responsibilities for key actions and accountabilities within the business improving ownership across departments
• Provide direction and support to peers within specialist subject matter area/s

Key Duties
• Environment focal point for assigned asset group, providing direction, support, assurance and regulatory interface
• Engagement with operations/wells/projects/decommissioning to establish and implement management strategies for environmental issues
• The role will be both an Internal and external facing Environmental Advisor and subject matter expert in at least one of the Environmental Focal Point areas
• Act as focal point for regulatory inspections for assigned asset group
• Provide direction and support to site HSE Advisors and Environment Reps as and when required
• Support the continuous improvement of the environmental elements within the SEMS and participate in audits
• Monitor site permit compliance and coordinate permit updates / renewals
• Monitor and communicate operations and performance data against targets and regulatory limits
• Develop and maintain procedures / tools and assurance techniques to allow all sites to comply with the associated regulations and meet best practice as efficiently as possible within allocated Environmental Focal Point area
• Monitor environmental regulatory compliance, deadlines and commitments and track performance against targets and / or regulatory limits within specialist subject matter area/s
• Support and input to the environmental audit and assurance program
• Where applicable support incident investigations so that lessons can be learnt and are effectively communicated across the site(s)
• Provide support and input to corporate environmental reporting
• Support delivery of the environmental element of the company annual HSE Plan, assigned asset group’s HSE Plans
• Support delivery of the Annual Environmental Statement
• Fulfil role of out of hours contact as required

Education Attainment & Accreditation
• Relevant degree or post graduate diploma (or equivalent) in an environmental discipline or a core science would be preferred, or considerable technical experience in a similar role

Professional Skills & Experience
• Previous experience as an Environmental Advisor for an offshore operator is advantageous
• Knowledge and understanding of the UK regulatory regime
• IEMA Lead Environmental Auditor
• OPEP Level 3
• OPITO approved BOSIET with Compressed Air EBS
• Investigation Training (TapRooT, Kelvin Top-Set etc.)

• Ability to travel offshore

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