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  • Job reference: RMS0126322

Environmentalist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/06/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
Provide the environmental input to offshore projects west of Shetland.

The post holder will be required to anticipate or identify problem areas or potential areas of conflict (within company or between company and contractor) and effect resolution.
Ability to communicate with different Package representatives and ensure effective liaison between all parties.
To pilot elements of the Company HSE management System “Maestro” relating to environment or other elements assigned by the HSE manager.
Be the focal point for environmental issues between the WOS Project Team, Drilling and Corporate HSE dept for any offshore WOS issues.
Provide support for any other environmental issues and mentor any summer placement students.

Activities

•Regulatory requirements

The permit applications and approvals will need to be timely for pipeline installation work; including product lines, MEG and service lines, umbilicals and subsea protection structures.

The major regulatory submissions will be;

•An ES Addendum for any WOS projects
•PON15C’s for the product, SPS and other lines
•CAR for any water effluent lines and its discharge
•PON15B’s and OPEP’s for project and Edradour drilling
•Support any document changes that may be needed for the Shetland gas Plant should modifications be needed due to well fluid compositions require modifications to the SGP.

•Commitments/Mitigations/Conditions

Company have an onshore and offshore environmental register these include the commitments and mitigations made in the 2009 environmental statements and the subsequent onshore addendum and supplemental reports for the works licence. They also include all the conditions associated with the regulatory approvals. These registers are one of the main means of identifying and controlling the environmental risks associated with the project. Ensuring these conditions, mitigations and conditions are actioned and updated will be a key part of the role.

•Environmental Management Plans and Method Statements

Company has committed to develop a suite of EMP’s and Environmental method statements. The environmental construction method statements will be developed by Company and its contractors. The role will include helping the contractor to develop these and ensuring that the environmental sensitivities and issues identified in the Environmental Statements are addressed.

•ISO14001

Working with Totals environment team to integrate WOS projects into company’s ISO14001 EMS.

•Environmental Support

Advise the WOS project team and contractors of requirements to comply with legislation, corporate and group management systems, standards and guidance.
Support and enforce the HSE project objectives and directives and implement the plans, procedures and specifications of the project HSE management system.
Deliver training packages on various environmental issues
Lead or participate in site audits to ensure compliance with the EMP’s in place.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•A degree in a related discipline e.g. Environmental Science, Marine Sciences, Geology, Chemistry preferred. However, demonstration of competency via another route will be considered.
•A sound understanding of the offshore regulatory regime; permitting and working with the regulators and statutory consultees.
•Knowledge of pipeline and subsea facilities design and drilling operations.
•Experience of working with project teams.
•Up to date offshore survival certificate and medical.
•Strong marine environment background.

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