HSE Environmental Advisor

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    Water and Environmental, Project Management & Controls

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    c£NEG / hr Umbrella

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    James Walker

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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HSE Environmental Advisor - Hull - 6months - Rate c£neg umbrella
Key words / skills:HSE, Environmental, Highways, CSCS, Civils, Earthworks, NEBOSH, Local Authority

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Balfour Beatty Highways in order to recruit a HSE Environmental Advisor to work on a 6 month contract in Hull.
As a HSE Environmental Advisor your duties and responsibilities will include:
To manage and ensure that the A63 complies with all environmental legislation, consents, objectives, targets and other environmental commitments and planning requirements.
To provide timely environmental sustainability management/assistance, advice, guidance and training to Project Staff. Resolution of on-site difficulties and cascade of Company, Client and legislative requirements. 

Produce, review and update the Environmental Management Plan (EMP), Appendix C of the Project Management Plan, Waste Management plan, Opportunities and Risk Assessment, Sustainability Action Plan, Low Carbon Plan and specialist procedures as appropriate;
Approval of relevant documents (e.g. risk and method statements) in consultation with the National Highways Project Manager and other appropriate statutory bodies;
Coordinate and undertake regular Site inspections with the construction teams to monitor compliance with the environmental licenses/consents for the works and environmental plans and procedures; implement follow-up corrective actions to ensure compliance with UK regulations and legislation;
Preparation and submission of Amendments to the Project’s Section 61 Consents in conjunction with the Construction Teams;
Assist Operations Team and Supervisory Staff in undertaking project related Work Package Plans method statements and risk assessments in line with Balfour Beatty requirements 
Undertake Environmental compliance evaluations, inspections and audits at prescribed intervals – record outputs and liaise with site management to ensure actions are completed.
Investigate environmental incidents and near miss events in accordance with Balfour Beatty standards to identify and share lessons learned. Monitor and report to line management the implementation of actions to prevent recurrence
Collate and report environmental data for project environmental KPI’s. 
Coordinate and manage toolbox talks and environmental inductions to all staff involved in the construction of the Scheme;
Development and delivery of environmental training for site personnel;
Assisting with the development of emergency and safety procedures and training of staff in the use and disposal of spillage control equipment, as required;
Act as a point of contact between the regulatory authorities (Environment Agency, Natural England, Heritage England, Local Authorities) and other third party consultees) and the project on-site based issues; and
Promote a positive environmental culture through proactive engagement and communications with project teams, including the supply chain.

Environmental Degree or related discipline (preferred) or NEBOSH Environmental Diploma or IEMA Certificate
Relevant CSCS Card
A background in Environmental Management in a construction environment
Takes ownership and accountability for tasks and sees through to successful completion
Experience of chairing meetings, both with the workforce and supply chain
Strong and effective communication skills to deliver key environmental messages


The following qualities/experience are desirable:
Strong understanding and experience of the construction and civil engineering process, including constraints and requirements of specialist heavy-civils operations (e.g. piling, earthworks, lifting, pavement, drainage etc.)

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.