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  • Job reference: RMS0173628

Environmental Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: 9 months

The Role:
Provide support to the Environmental Lead and other HSSEQ team members in ensuring the effective delivery of the Company's environmental strategy.
Ensure the environmental aspects of the Company Management System are regularly audited and updated.
Act as a key focal point for environmental issues.
Advise on the implementation of current and emerging regulatory and Company requirements.
Monitor compliance with permit conditions within the above requirements e.g. OPPC Logbooks, Fuel Gas Sampling.
Provide input into Company EMS (Environmental Management System).
Contribute to ISO14001 certification and compliance activities.
Contribute to the preparation and delivery of the HSSEQ department plans.
Maintain effective relationships with Regulators and Government Agencies e.g. DECC, MCA, SEPA.
Participate in offshore platform visits as required.
Maintain an overview of UK environmental performance, including emissions, discharges, and incidents and provide data to Asset and Operations teams as required.
Contribute to relevant environmental risk assessments, responses and controls.
Support Asset and HSSEQ teams with the delivery of relevant campaigns.
Review and provide input into annual environmental KPI's.
Facilitate permit applications and variations and maintain environmental content of authorisations, permits & consents register.
Provide input to environmental incident investigations, where appropriate.
Conduct periodic audits/assessments on environmentally critical contractors.
Co-ordinate offshore compliance audits and reviews and monitor delivery of plans.
Promote and disseminate successful environmental practices.
Attend relevant external events e.g. Oil & Gas UK Meetings, EEMS workshops, DECC workshops, as required.
Provide input to the preparation of the annual environmental statement to DECC.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or similar qualification
BOSIET / MIST

Working knowledge of the HSSE requirements within the UKCS regulatory regime
Environmental-related experience in the oil and gas or similar industry
Good communication, co-ordination and facilitation skills.
IT literate: Applicable database/s, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to intermediate level
Up to date knowledge of UK practice and environmental law and their impacts
First-hand knowledge and experience of the UK oil and gas industry

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualified

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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