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  • Job reference: RMS0110264

Senior Environmental Advisor - Marine

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Company involved in the supply of Energy globally. Their Operations cover Exploration, Production and Downstream and at present they have projects in over 25 Countries worldwide.
In Australia they are involved in one of the Country's largest LNG Projects, including both Gas and Condensate which is currently in Execution Stage.

The Role:
Currently recruiting for a Senior Environmental Adviser - Marine. The primary function of this position is to provide specialist marine environmental advice and management of staff and consultants to design, implement and manage marine environmental monitoring programs for the construction and operational phases.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

-Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the company's policies and procedures. Ensuring the welfare of personnel and the protection of assets, and the environment, at all times.
-Provide specialist marine environmental advise to support Project activities.
-Oversee development of detailed marine related environmental management plans for Project construction and operational phases (e.g. pile driving and blasting, marine quarantine, cetacean interaction etc.
-Supervise and manage in-house Marine Environmental Advisors and a large number of external consultants
-Develop and execute detailed work scopes for marine baseline and monitoring programs to assess and document impacts from Project construction and operational phases. Management of the nearshore monitoring program for the construction phase estimated to exceed $30 million
-On-going liaison with NT and Commonwealth governments and representation on the Project Dredging Expert Panel in regard to the nearshore marine monitoring program, dredging impacts and reactive management.
-Assist in the development of documentation to acquire secondary environmental approvals (dredging, water and effluent discharges) under Northern Territory legislation.
-Develop and maintain relationships with key regulatory and academia marine specialists in the Northern Territory and participate in technical meetings on marine issues with government as appropriate
-Represent on the Harbour Integrated Monitoring and Research Program Interim Committee
-Provide, as required, environmental support for marine based drilling, seismic and geotechnical programs and any for additional Project environmental approvals which may arise.
-Provide specialist marine support as required for additional Project environmental approvals - Supply Base, rock load out and fibre optic cable.
-Provide other environmental support as requested by Environmental Manager or Environmental Approvals Coordinator
-Demonstrate and encourage empathetic teamwork as a member of a culturally diverse organization.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
-Bachelor degree in marine science or equivalent (essential)
-Higher level degree (desirable)
-Environmental impact assessment and preparation of environmental management plans
-Development and execution of marine monitoring programs
-Sound understanding of tropical marine environments
-Sound understanding of the oil and gas business
-Familiarity with EIS and Australian environmental approvals.
-Experience with oil spill planning (desirable)
-Minimum 7 years experience
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