A leading Engineering Marine Defence client are seeking an experienced Environmental Advisor initially for a 6 month contract but may well become a more long-term position.
Purpose of role
To provide assurance in respect of environmental protection issues via a formal environmental audit and inspection programme.
To assist in the maintenance of the environmental aspects of the BMS to assist in the overall management of environmental risk, including compliance with legislative and environmental management standard(s) and requirements.
Act as one of the Subject Matter Experts (SME) for environmental management at Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd.
Principal Tasks and Responsibilities
Monitoring compliance with relevant statutory requirements in order to avoid criminal prosecution of the Company or its representatives
Monitoring compliance with relevant environmental management system requirements Carrying out the process of management system audits and inspections in order to assure compliance
Assisting in the maintenance of all relevant non-radiological Environmental Permits, including compliance with all reporting requirements to the relevant enforcement authorities
Participating in the development of the capabilities of the section
Encouraging greater awareness of environmental issues across all levels within the Company
Assisting in the investigation of relevant environmental incidents in order to help reduce the risk of recurrence
Assisting in the monitoring of environmental training requirements across the Company, including carrying out/participating in training as appropriate
Assisting with the delivery of the Environmental Improvement Plan and taking an active role in the Environmental Improvement Action Group (EIAG) including the necessary reporting requirements.
Authority Environmental Advisor is authorised to:
Stop persons working if there is a reasonable possibility of significant environmental damage or breach of statute
Carry out site/equipment examinations and interviews whilst investigating environmental incidents/near misses/events
Take measurements and photographs whilst investigating such events
Desirable Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Academic: (may be desirable than essential)
Member or Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment.
EMS Auditor qualification. Experience:
2 years experience in a multi-process industrial environment. Working knowledge of dockyard operations.