Environment and Sustainability Advisor Scotland

Post Title: Regional Environment and Sustainability Advisor

Salary: Depending on experience

Location:  Scotland (Aberfeldy )



Overall Purpose:


About The Role

Our innovative thinking shapes our industry; equipping the world for tomorrows challenges. Join our Power Transmission and Distribution team as a Regional Environment & Sustainability Advisor on the Kinardochy Overhead Line Project and you can contribute to tangible, worthwhile work you can be proud of.

This role is based at our Kinardochy Project office and will require regular travel across Scotland to visit various project sites along the overhead line. A company car will be provided.


What you'll be doing

The Regional E&S Advisor will provide support and advice to environmental advisors and operational teams on all aspects of environmental management, developing environmental documentation, meeting legal, regulatory and company standards and helping deliver a culture of continual improvement. Understand and work with

Clients and Regulators to ensure their environmental requirements are complied with. Support on site mitigation, sustainability of works and engagement with local stakeholders and members of the public.


Key Accountabilities

  • Provide advice and support to operational teams on environmental matters
  • Maintain relationships with regulators, clients and subcontractors
  • Maintain relationships with local stakeholders
  • Investigate and report incidents to the Environment and Sustainability Manager
  • Ensure on-site compliance with environmental legislation and coach teams in applying controls and mitigations
  • Support Sustainability activities for the project and business
  • Have an awareness of BNG, PAS2080, Carbon and alignment with BBPTD and associated industry sustainability targets
  • Support delivery of value adding environment projects and support ecological enhancements
  • Liaise with client, regulatory bodies and subcontractors on matters of environmental management and sustainability
  • Produce and update environmental management plans and environmental risk assessments
  • Provide support to operations and design teams on environmental management, compliance and project specific mitigation measures including pollution control and ecology protection
  • Investigate environmental incidents and support the business to implement controls to prevent repeat occurrence
  • Deliver environmental training, toolbox talks and undertake onsite coaching
  • Produce internal and external reports as required, e.g. case studies, environmental performance
  • Support and conduct audit and assurance activities including facilitating external audits by clients and certification bodies


Who we're looking for

  • Strong knowledge of environment management and sustainability issues including Water Environment, Ecology, Archaeology & Private Water Supplies
  • Educated to degree level in Environmental Science, Environmental Management
  • Practical experience and knowledge of environmental legislation, ecology mitigation environmental licences and consent applications and regulator consultation experience
  • Full UK drivers licence and flexibility to travel
  • Understanding of the Construction operating environment
  • Membership of Environmental Body i.e. IES, IEMA
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible with working from home, office, and site based


Why work for us

Our Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions. With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations. From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.


About Us

We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality.

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. We are also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.


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