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Environmental Officer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2014
  • Time left:
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    (17/01/14)
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The Role:
The Environmental Officer will assist Construction Management and the AGT Onshore Pipelines Environmental and Social Team Lead to ensure that AGT Onshore Pipelines in Azerbaijan is constructed in compliance with the approved ESIAs & ESMMPs and delivered in accordance with the respective HGA and other requirements, relevant national and international legislation and Company’s relevant practices and procedures (E&S Group Defined Practice, Group Recommended Practice as appropriate, MPCP).

The Environmental Officer will act as a coach to site construction supervision and the general workforce to raise the capability in all areas relating to good environmental compliance & practice.
Ensures construction contractor implementation of ESIA & ESMMP environmental requirements including providing on-site daily advice and assistance to construction personnel on all environmental matters.
Support the implementation of environmental monitoring contracts.
Day-to-day monitoring of construction activities as they relate to environmental performance (pollution prevention, waste management, aggregate management, spill reporting, erosion control, reinstatement, etc.).
Daily and weekly reporting of construction activities as they relate to environmental performance (pollution prevention, waste management, aggregate management, spill reporting, erosion control, reinstatement, etc.).
Monitors action tracking and timely closure of actions.
Participate in Self-Verification and Assurance Plan relating to environmental verification, & compliance auditing and raising corrective actions as necessary
Support Integration of the E&S teams across the different work locations
Support the implementation of an ESMS consistent with Company’s OMS and ISO 14001 and ensure contractor continual improvement.
Ensures Construction Methodology and Management of Change conform to ESIA requirements.
Raises environmental site awareness and supports training initiatives in all aspects of environmental practice.
Supports the delivery of relevant environmental internal / external performance and compliance reporting requirements.
Participate and provide input in emergency response exercises, as required.
Review of translated materials

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science or related discipline
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry in a similar role
Effective communicator and willing to listen to other perspectives to facilitate the decision making process
Readiness for the frequent travel and working in the remote locations.
Demonstrates shared commitment to the success of the team and the wider organisation.
Ability to negotiate and reach consensus and/or compromise
Self-organizational skills - Ability to work effectively under pressure, and under minimum supervision.
Strong Performance Bias and able to work under own initiative – Site based position
Ability to make good risk based decisions, including during times of stress.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Desirable Criteria: Russian language
Competencies: Fluent in English and Azerbaijani languages
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