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Location: South West England, United Kingdom

Environmental Engineer

South West England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Enviromental Engineer
South West - Hinkley Point C
Up to £270 per day (Umbrella)
PAYE Contract (+ 33 days paid leave).
40 hours per week. 8 hours per day.

Knowledge & Skills

• Detailed knowledge of environmental legislation in the UK relevant to a construction site, plus knowledge of the supporting guidance, reference notes, industry best practice
• Awareness of the client/contractor relationship and legal responsibilities under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007
• Must be able to work independently and demonstrate excellent communication/interpersonal and influencing skills
• A well-developed skill-set with regards to the communication with, and management of, sub-contractors

Qualifications & Experience

• Degree qualified or equivalent in an environmental or related discipline
• Experience of operating within an environmental management system (EMS) conforming to recognised standards (BS EN ISO14001:2004), including the development of procedures to meet the requirements of the EMS
• Experience of working within a dynamic construction environment with site-based experience
• Experience of working with and developing good relationships with the regulators (e.g. Environment Agency, Natural England, Local Authorities, Marine Management Organisation)


• Experience in soil and materials management (CL:AIRE protocol) is desirable;
• Experience in EPR permit compliance is desirable.

Job Purpose / Overview

To assist the Site Environmental & Sustainability Lead with the provision of competent advice on compliance with environmental legislation and permits, and advice on the adoption of current best practice for the construction of Hinkley Point C.

Principal Accountabilities

• Undertaking site inspections of contractors' work areas and relaying observations and/or reporting environmental issues where necessary,
• Provision of written and verbal advice on compliance with UK legislation, environmental permits, and environmental planning constraints for all activities on site;
• Authoring and reviewing of contractors' environmental management plans to ensure they are compliant with environmental regulations and NNB standards;
• Support for the self-assessment and internal audit of site activities to ensure compliance against applicable legislation, NNB processes and procedures and environmental best practice;
• Supporting and leading on investigations of environmental incidents, including the provision of reports and recommended actions to prevent re-occurrence of incidents;
• Interrogate and interpret environmental data to ensure relevant conditions are met - e.g. Development Consent Order (DCO) requirements;
• Supporting (environmental support) on Invitations to Tender & site contracts;
• Maintaining the procedures related to environment & waste management;
• Maintaining environmental site records according to the regulations; and,
• Recognise contractual issues and escalate to the Environmental & Sustainability Lead in a risk proportional manner.


• The Environment Team is part of the Site Safety and Assurance team and works closely with other teams on site;
• Responsibility for advising and supporting the site on environmental compliance issues;
• The majority of the working week will be spent on site at Hinkley Point in Somerset;
• There will be some need to travel to other locations such as Bristol;
• There will be occasional weekend working;
• There will be a need to work alongside contractors and may be a role in managing small packages of externally resourced work.

Rullion is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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