Environmental Advisor


Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Environmental Advisor, based in Aberdeen.

* Provide daily environmental support to Operations, Drilling and Wells, Project and Engineering and other functional teams.
* Initiate, lead and follow up environmental data systems and internal and external reporting. Reporting includes communication with the relevant authorities.
* Initiate, perform (if required) and follow-up relevant analyses, studies and development of relevant plans within the area of environment (e.g. risk analysis and impact assessments). This includes analyses relevant for oil pollution emergency plans.
* Proactively work to identify and drive implementation of improvements (e.g. emissions reduction plans) and liaise with the HSEQ dept., locally and corporately, to resolve.
* Contribute and participate in the development of processes, systems and methods to be used within the area of environmental management.
* Maintain management system documents and processes to ensure certification to ISO14001 and 50001 is maintained.
* Develop, oversee and actively participate in environmental audits, both internal and supporting external audits, including completion of regular offshore audits.
* Ensure appropriate selection and management of contractor companies, taking account of environmental considerations.
* Travel to offshore locations to conduct investigations, training, audits and accompany regulatory inspections as required.
* Communicate up-to-date environmental knowledge to the organization ensuring the appropriate application of this knowledge.
* Ensure all environmental incidents & near misses are reported, investigated, remedial action taken and lessons learned.
* Work to ensure timely close out of all relevant Synergi actions and ensure IMS documentation related to environmental work scopes is maintained up to date.
* Ensure that all relevant governance is in full compliance with applicable regulations and the requirements of GOIMS element 8 – Environmental Stewardship.
* Act as focal point for liaising with environmental regulatory bodies (BEIS, Environment Agency/SEPA).
* Represent the company at appropriate industry forums (e.g. Oil & Gas UK).
* Support the Emergency Response organisation by filling a role on the ER duty rota.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Possesses a relevant University degree (BSc required, MSc preferred).
* Relevant experience in Environmental management within the Oil & Gas industry (preferred). Consideration will be given to individuals with transferable environmental experience.
* Is an efficient self-starter with an ability to work alone and as part of a team, prioritise tasks, and deliver against deadlines.
* Exhibits excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
* Ability to communicate highly specialist discipline guidance/advice to others in an understandable way.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/062092.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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