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Environmental Scientist (Decommissioning)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/11/17)

The Role:
Provide support to the Decommissioning Team on Environmental matters by:
- Assessing the risk of interactions of Decommissioning activities with the Environment.
- Transacting all environmental applications and permits required by Decommissioning activities, primarily: final clean and disconnect; removals; and disposals.
- Supporting activities required to maintain the certified Environmental Management System.
- Collation and Reporting of environmental emissions data.
- Reporting and investigation of environmental incidents.
- Transacting Chemical, Oil Discharge, Offshore Combustion and emissions trading permits.
- Contributing to Environmental Impact Assessments of activities including increased production, seabed impacts and noise assessments.
- Providing input to:
- waste management issues
- sampling and analysis requirements for offshore discharges to sea and solid wastes;
- Radioactive Substances issues and permitting;
- maintenance and review of the Client environmental processes and procedures;
- internal and external reporting of environmental emissions data and information;
- the preparation, review and submission of Environmental Statements, where required; and
- providing advice to the Decommissioning Team to ensure that the Decommissioning environmental requirements are met.
- Involvement in Incident Investigations and liaison with regulators, accompanying their Inspectors during offshore inspections.

The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the companys global market

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Previous experience working as a research scientist or in an analytical laboratory or with experience in providing environmental support within the oil & gas industry.
- Minimum Requirement: BSc in Biological or Chemical sciences (if a more generic science degree is held then biology and chemistry at A/Higher level must be demonstrated).
- Optional Requirement: Higher qualification in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. MSc).

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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