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Environmental Advisor

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Shaun Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0141 226 8156
  • Start Date: 2021-10-08
  • Expiry Date: 18 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1040880
NRL’s client based at the Isle Of Grain has a requirement for an Enviornmental Advisor to join them on their civil engineering project - on a permanent staff basis. 

About the role:
  • Reporting to the Senior Manager of a project or business unit (or the Project Environmental Manager).  Responsible for taking the lead in creating a culture of best practice environmental performance and excellent standards.  To initiate and maintain systems to review and monitor compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 and other company/divisional standards.
  • You will be responsible for the successful delivery of civil construction environmental compliance
  • You will ensure Health & Safety & Environmental compliance are adhered to at all times, as well as working within budget & you will have strong knowledge of working on Infrastructure projects & the construction environmental management & compliance involved.
Setting the Standard
  • Proactively support the senior Environmental or HSEQ representative on site in the production, review and update of the Project Environmental Management Plan.
  • Proactively support the implementation of the project environmental plan.
  • Be aware of all project relevant, current and future environmental legislation. Work as part of the team to ensure compliance.
  • Liaise with the community liaison officer and Client’s representative regarding complaints from third parties on noise, dust and or other environmental issues.
  • Assist in production and communication of environmental procedures and notices.
  • Proactively Identify Environmental Risk and seek solutions and contribute to the project risk register on Environmental issues.
  • Help to identify Innovative Ideas and Best Practice.
  • Be familiar with conditions of the contract as they relate to Environmental issues.
  • Ensure compliance with on-site procedures and contribute to reviewing and updating when required.
  • Assist the business/project in achieving the objectives/targets set in the company Carbon Strategy within your specific work activities.
 Promoting Culture
  • Help co-ordinate and maintain the environmental training programme.
  • Promote environmental awareness on the project.
  • Support and participate in the project monthly Environmental Forum.
  • Share Knowledge and Lessons Learned throughout the project and business.
 Monitoring and Reporting
  • Be aware of the company targets for environmental performance and assist with the strategy to achieve them on the project.
  • Collate information from site and use to report on the project’s environmental performance.
  • Manage monitoring equipment, collect, process and interpret data (Water, dust, noise, waste).
  • Undertake Environmental Site inspections, highlighting any bad and good practice to the relevant teams and Environmental Manager.
  • Record and report all incidents to the Project Manager and instigate any corrective actions required.
  • Have some knowledge of construction methods, trades, plant, equipment, and practices, and, in particular, the environmental impact associated with each.

What you will need?

Statutory Training:
  • Occupation Competency Card- CSCS
Additional Role Requirements:
  • Experience - Previous experience in a similar role is required. Expected to have sufficient formal H&S training to be able to work unsupervised on site.  
  • Professional Institution Membership: Environmental institution preferred but not essential
  • Qualification: Degree level preferred but not essential for someone with appropriate experience.  
What's in it for you? 
  • Attractive salary 
  • Company Car/Car Allowance