Aug 27, 2021

Environment Advisor

£40,000 - £45,000 yearly
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  • GL13, Sharpness, Gloucestershire

Job Description

This position is a regional position between Berkeley and Oldbury Site, situated approximately 7 miles apart. Berkeley Site covers 27 hectares of special scientific interest on the bank of the River Severn that finished generating in 1989 and is currently in the decommissioning phase. Oldbury site ceased generating in 2012 and is recently entered into the decommissioning phase. Oldbury Site is situated adjacent to the Severn Estuary, which has numerous environmental designations and a rich variety of local habitats. Priorities for both Sites now include removing all legacy wastes, emptying the active waste vaults and demolition and deconstruction of the majority of the buildings and facilities to ultimately return the site back to green field and re-use. As such the Sites have a range of environmental interests from: * Advising projects on best available techniques in the design and build of new plant and processes to aid in the demolition of existing buildings and removal of waste streams; * Ensuring the ongoing effectiveness of the environmental management system; * Ensuring compliance with our Environmental Permit through ongoing oversight, assessment, review, reporting and regulatory engagement on our radiological discharges and; * Developing and driving environmental understanding within teams, ensuring good environmental awareness and practices across the site. * Improving the biodiversity of the wider land-holding around Site. The role of an environmental advisor requires the individual to take a strong lead directly with the decommissioning activities and project teams, and to instruct and lead on environmental standards, expectations and requirements to maintain good practices and compliance with all relevant regulations. As such you will be expected to have a high level of professionalism, integrity and drive, be highly motivated, proactive and be able to work independently. You will need to ensure adherence to standards and expectations through good communication and team working with site teams, providing timely advice, influence and ultimately holding groups to account on expected standards. The successful candidate will fulfil the required behavioural attributes and competencies, have experience in both a busy dynamic working environment and in advising projects, and in a compliance role by implementing, monitoring and reviewing the necessary environmental management arrangements and company standards. You will be joining a team of environmental advisors and engineers, led by the Heads of Radiological Protection and Environment, and form part of the wider Environment, Health, Safety, Security & Quality (EHSS&Q) function on the Sites. No previous nuclear experience is necessary as training can be provided. Magnox is committed to continual development of its staff and so development opportunities exist should the individual want progression. Education, Qualifications & Training Requirements: * Educated to at least NQF level 5 / NVQ level 5, preferably at degree level in an environmental science or environmental management;[LAD1] * Member of a relevant professional institute; * Certificate in Environmental Management i.e. NEBOSH; * Lead Auditor for ISO 14001; * A good knowledge and application of relevant environmental legislation; * Relevant experience in similar working environments; Key Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities * Provide authoritative advice, support and guidance to the Site and Project teams to ensure compliance with company Standards and relevant regulations. * Monitor performance and provide advice as necessary to maintain and improve environmental standards. * Support the Site and Projects in identifying, developing and documenting Best Available Techniques (BAT); * Deputise for the line manager as appropriate. * Ensure the production and maintenance of any required permits, reports, consents and other regulatory requirements, as required; * Implement identified good practice and promote and deploy across Site. * Contribute to the effective development of, and deliver, training within own area of specialism. Additional Training The post holder may be required to achieve additional various authorisations in order to carry out the full scope of the role and as such will have a positive approach to continual personal development. Salary & Benefits: * Salary Range: £40,000 - £45,000 * 25 days (equivalent) annual leave - option to buy or sell up to 5 days each year * Participation in Company Bonus Scheme * Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount * Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development Additional Information: Please be aware this role holder requires base line security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. At Magnox we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce. We are happy to talk flexible working where possible. The application process for this position will close at 23:59 on September 9th 2021

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