EHS Specialist ( Wind Farm Construction)

  • Category
    Construction and Property - Health & Safety Manager/SHEQ Advisor
  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JN-012021-161924
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

EHS Specialist (Wind Farm Construction)
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Contract Length : 18 months initially
Rate: Competitive Daily rate through Umbrella or PAYE

Our client who is part of the consortium who are constructing the world's largest offshore wind farm is looking for an EHS Specialist on a contract basis for an initial 18 months to deliver projects in accordance with their EHS Framework.

The EHS Specialist will be responsible for:
*Reading, understanding and ensuring the project is delivered in accordance with the Consortium EHS Framework
*Maintaining the Construction phase plan so it always remains current within a document control system
*Maintaining the Construction Environmental Management Plan so that it remains current within a document control system
*Ensuring that all relevant site EHS processes and procedures are developed and implemented by the managing contractor
*Supporting the Consortium Environment Manager in all aspects of environmental management, including maintaining the Project Environmental Management plan within a document control system
*Developing procedures, work instructions, audit protocols and other documentation required as part of the EHS assurance process, within a document control system
*Developing audit and other compliance schedules as part of the assurance process
*Completing audits in accordance with the schedule
*Tracking non-conformance reports ensuring timely closing and verification of effectiveness of corrective actions
*Providing KPIs and other information required for the monthly and other reports
*Attending management & other review meetings with consortium members
*Participating in all incident investigations, ensure preventive measures are established based on root cause analysis
*Ensuring that a suitably robust Emergency Response Preparedness and Response Plan is established
*Scheduling regular site EHS walks and providing report on findings
*Developing expertise in relation to the clients EHS Requirements
*Reviewing risk assessments and method statements for activities prior to submitting for formal review
*Supporting the HVDC team with on-site delivery
*Defining competence requirements for staff working on the project site
*Maintaining competence records for staff working on the project site
*Developing expertise of the Design Residual Risk Register process and supporting designers to complete the necessary documentation to the appropriate standard
*Ensuring the CDM Health & Safety File is populated by designers in a timely manner and to the appropriate standard
*Attending HAZIDs, HAZOPs and design reviews as required
*Supporting the major accident hazard review process, including participation in the Bow Tie assessment process

Required qualifications and experience:
*Degree/NEBOSH Diploma in EHS or equivalent
*Minimum IEMA environmental certificate or equivalent
*Minimum of 5 years' experience in similar projects in the UK
*CDM expert with experience gained on similar projects
*Lead EHS auditor qualification with recent audit experience
*Management system expertise including knowledge of ISO14001 and ISO45001
*Competent author of procedures/ work instructions as part of a document control system
*Strong oral communication skills
*Strong IT skills. ( Microsoft, Box and Smartsheet)
*Must be able to work effectively as part of a team, but also with minimum supervision
*Ability to perform in a fast paced environment and make quick and sound decisions

Please respond with your latest CV if you feel you have the experience and ability to excel at this role. Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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