Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom


Our client, a major O&G operator, is looking for an Environmental Advisor on a full-time permanent basis. Based in Aberdeen, UK.

Purpose of Role:
• This role supports the Manager - Environment in the provision of a broad range of environmental advice and support to the business, including permit and consent applications and compliance, management system development, audit and incident investigation

MAE/MATTE and HSE Critical Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and Client HSEQ procedures

Areas of Responsibility Competence Level:
• Provide advice to the UK business on the interpretation of UK environmental legislation, EU Directives, global treaties and other industry guidance applicable to offshore oil and gas activities.
• Prepare and obtain regulatory permits and consents for operations, wells and projects.
• Assure compliance with UK regulations.
• Ability to engage with the relevant Regulators in a proactive manner.
• Participate in environmental risk management activities (environmental aspects identification (ENVID), EIA, planning, procedures and work instructions), advising on pragmatic and effective risk management solutions in support of operations, wells and project developments and influencing project decision making.
• Support management system development and administration.
• Review, analyse, and report on environmental data management.
• Prepare and deliver training exercises, including awareness training and specific training on environmental issues, standards and processes.
• Management of contracts that are needed to provide services to meet specified environmental requirements (e.g. Waste, NORM decontamination, specialist consultancy services).
• Participate in environmental inspections, audits and incident investigations.
• Co-ordinate cross discipline engagement - across the HSEQ function, asset management and operations personnel, project teams, contractors and external consultants.
• Participate in emergency response support as required.
• Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.


Critical Skills Qualifications Experience, etc.:
• Relevant degree qualified or equivalent Environmental professional with extensive on / offshore industry experience in the role.
• A member of a professional body which requires ongoing CPD and working towards Chartered status would be desirable (associate / principal equivalent).
• Experience of working in a team with oil and gas operating assets, wells and project developments in an environmentally related role.
• Good communicator, both orally and written.
• Audit and investigation experience, ideally Internal Auditor able to carry out internal audits of the Environmental Management System.
• A self-starter willing to take a flexible approach to work requirements with an ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

• Proficient level of experience of any or a combination of the following specific areas will be beneficial:
o UK North Sea environmental legislation
o The UK emissions trading scheme
o Emissions to air - flaring and venting, emissions control and monitoring of combustion equipment, data management and analysis
o Greenhouse gas management and accounting
o Water management
o Waste management
• Must hold UK required offshore qualifications

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.