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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  circa £41,000 per annum & Benefits

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Health, Safety & Security

Environmental Advisor

Environmental Advisor, Hinkley Point C, Permanent, circa £41,000 per annum & Benefits


A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero


Contract Type: Full time, Permanent 
Location: Hinkley Point C (site-based role) 
Closing date: 17th October 2021 

The Opportunity


We are looking for a site based Environmental Advisor to join the construction team on one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK. At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes. 


As an Environmental Advisor you will be part of a team of environmental professionals supporting the Construction Delivery Team working to ensure that all environmental & sustainability aspects of the project are managed effectively.  You will work collaboratively with our Tier 1 Partners across the project to drive environmental performance and ensure compliance with the various Regulatory Consents and Permits in place. 

The Role


•    Undertaking site inspections of contractors’ work areas and relaying observations and/or reporting environmental issues where necessary,
•    Provision of written and verbal advice on environment legislation, permits, and environmental planning constraints for all activities on site;
•    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 and;
•    Recognise contractual issues and escalate to the Environmental & Sustainability Manager in a risk proportional manner.


The Skills and Qualifications


Essential Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience


•    Experience in an Environmental Management role on a dynamic construction or industrial project (site based)
•    Detailed knowledge of environmental legislation in the UK relevant to construction or industrial installations, 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
•    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 


Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a salary circa of  £41,000. The salary is offered depending on experience and benefits package, performance related bonus, pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.  


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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