|Job Ref:||204592146||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Contract||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Glasgow||Address:||Post Code:||G3||Post Date:||24/10/2016 08:39|
Taylor Hopkinson are working with a leading, renowned energy provider to secure an experienced environmental specialist to support a large-scale offshore windfarm project, in managing compliance work streams, including ongoing monitoring of compliance against the project's Section 36 and Marine Licence consent conditions, and reporting on compliance to the government's marine directorate and their advisors.|
This is a full-time position based out of Glasgow working on a 37 hour working week. Regular visits to the Marine Coordination Centre and possibly to the main installation vessel will be required.
You will regularly interface with the project's SHE Manager, Package Managers, Consents/Licensing Team Manager, Risk Manager, Lead Construction Manager, Installation Managers and Marine Coordinator. In addition to the above there will be client representatives on the main installation vessels who you will also interface with.
Monitoring compliance with the project's Environmental Statement (ES), Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), Section 36 consent, Marine Licenses and Consent Plans.
Reporting on compliance with the above consent and documents to the governments marine licensing & operations team, and relevant project personnel, including the Consents/Licensing Team, the Construction Manager and the SHE Manager.
Day to day management and interaction with the project's Environmental Manager based in the Marine Coordination Centre and both the Acoustic Deterrent Device (ADD) Operators and Marine Mammal Observers (MMOs) located on the pile installation vessel.
Full authority over the content of routine reports to the governments marine licensing & operations team and will act independently in determining instances of non-compliance with the consents and licenses or any breaches of environmental legislation.
Reviewing and quality checking all consent plans, and being fully familiar with the consent of these plans; including (but not limited to) Construction Method Statements (CMS), the Environmental Management Plan (EMP), the Project Environmental Monitoring Programme (PEMP), the Piling Strategy (PS), the Cable Plans (CaPs) and the Vessel Management Plan (VMP).
Compiling/issuing monthly compliance reports to the governments marine licensing & operations team.
Compiling/issuing fortnightly compliance reports to the Piling Strategy (PS).
Ensuring the required level of information is provided from the wider project team to inform the compliance reports.
Managing any follow up work should the governments marine licensing & operations team or their advisors have any questions regarding compliance reports.
Distributing compliance reports to the relevant persons on the project team once sign off has been received and issued to the governments marine licensing & operations team.
Monitoring contractor compliance with the project consents, licenses and consent plans - you may be required to produce your own compliance and reporting tools that complement the client's existing tools.
Reviewing key documents such as contractor's Environmental Management Plans to ensure they comply with the project's requirements.
Occasionally delivering toolbox talks and producing site induction material dependant on topics being discussed.
Reporting on audits and toolbox talks delivered in the monthly compliance report issued to the governments marine licensing & operations team.
Carrying out environmental audits, primarily against the projects EMP, and the contractor EMPs and Environmental Management Systems, the Marine pollution Contingency Plan, and the vessel(s) specific pollution response plans.
Producing an overview of the construction readiness activities that will be required prior to construction commencement, and to set up a programme for these activities.
Attending key regular and one-off project meeting, including weekly Consent/Licensing Team meetings, key construction team and package meetings, regional advisory group meetings, meeting with the governments marine licensing & operations team and daily construction progress meetings.
You will have a strong understanding of environmental legislation relevant to constructing offshore wind farm projects, and experience working on offshore projects.
A degree (or other similar level qualification) in Environmental, Ecological or relevant studies.
Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with management and fellow peers
Excellent IT skills
A significant amount of experience in similar role(s)