Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Regulatory Compliance
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Based on Experience
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

The Environmental Advisor will be a member of the environmental and sustainability team, reporting to the Environmental Lead. This role will be supporting 24/7 operations, and primarily responsible for the following:

  • Prepare correspondence, documentation and regulatory requirements
  • Interface with company personnel, contractors, and regulators to ensure timely processing of the required documentation so that company objectives and regulatory requirements are met
  • Coordinate with company drilling, operations and projects teams throughout the operational process of offshore assets
  • Prepare, submit, and obtain relevant environmental permits and consents (MAT applications (e.g. DRA, PRA, PLA, WIA) and associated SAT applications, OPPC, GHG)
  • Undertake audits (offshore and to third parties)
  • Participate in emergency response
  • Extensive interfacing with regulators to maintain regulatory compliance
  • Assist in environmental related projects to aid in continuous improvement of the EH&S functions support to operations
  • Undertake offshore visits to support regulatory inspections and audits

Minimum Qualifications /Experience:


  • Substantial experience working in UKCS permitting requirements, including experience preparing and making regulatory submittals
  • Experience working directly with Regulators to answer questions and facilitate inspections
  • Familiarization with Environmental and Energy Management Systems (ISO140001 and ISO50001)
  • Relevant degree or post graduate diploma in environmental discipline

  • Previous experience as an Environmental Advisor for an offshore Operator
  • ISO 14001 Lead Auditor Course
Behavioral Traits

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting
  • Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact business success
  • Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust
  • Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of the company

Mandatory Training:

  • Offshore Survival including CA-EBS
  • MIST
  • Medical  

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.