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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Up to £45,000 per annum & Benefits

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Health, Safety & Security

Environment Technical Specialist

Environmental Technical Specialist, Aztec West, Up to £45,000 per annum & Benefits


Closing Date: 9th May 2021

The Opportunity

The HPC central Environment Team (based in Aztec West, Bristol) is currently looking to recruit an Environment Technical Specialist to join the Conventional Environmental Technical Team.  The team is responsible for ensuring that the conventional systems and buildings of HPC are designed in line with best practice and in compliance with all relevant environmental legislation.  It is also responsible for leading the regulatory interface on these topics and demonstrating that the final design of HPC is in concurrence with the relevant operational environmental permits, legislation, and represents Best Available Techniques (BAT). 

The Person


Your Day to Day Responsibilities: 


•    As an Environment Technical Specialist, you will be responsible for providing environmental design assurance across a number of conventional systems at HPC.  You might find yourself working with effluent systems, backup combustion plant, fish protection systems, HVAC, drainage, and cooling water systems.  
•    In addition to the design assurance work, you’ll also be expected to support and lead relevant regulatory engagement activities, primarily with the Environment Agency.
•    You will also work closely with the rest of the wider Environment Team to provide support in line with a “best athlete” approach to delivery.  You will also provide direct support to the Head of Environment and the Environment Managers to ensure relevant company processes and governance arrangements are complied with at all times. 

The Skills


To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:




•    Broad knowledge of the UK environment regulatory framework and experience in implementing those requirements
•    Degree qualified or equivalent in an environment or related discipline
•    Working with and developing good relationships with environmental regulators (e.g. Environment Agency, Natural England, Marine Management Organisation, etc.)
•    Experience in working with Environmental Permits including preparing applications, engagement with regulators, and managing compliance
•    A well-developed skill-set with regard to communication with, and management of consultants and contractors.
•    Flexibility, adaptability, autonomy, and a strong questioning attitude.




•    Experience of working within the nuclear or other high hazard industry.
•    Experience in working with effluent treatment systems and compliance with Water Discharge Activity and/or Industrial Emissions Directive (Installation) Environmental Permits.
•    Knowledge and experience of working with Appropriate Assessments under the Conservation of Species and Habitats Regulations 2017
•    Membership of professional environmental institution and Chartered Environmentalist (or equivalent).

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.  


Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  We’re happy to talk about flexibility in line with the requirements of this opportunity.

Why EDF?


#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero.  


We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex.  Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses.  


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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