Environmental Health & Safety Manager

  • Category
    Construction and Property - Health & Safety Manager/SHEQ Advisor
  • Location
    Bedale, North Yorkshire
  • External Reference
    EG003
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

My client is one of the largest engineering companies within the country and are looking for an experienced Environmental Health & Safety Manger to join their team onsite. This role will be based onsite in the Teesside area. The role will consist of the following.

Duties:
* Carry out site environmental inductions where required.
* Ensure site inductions are updated to reflect any changes in environmental and consents procedures during the project
* Identify significant environmental aspects and potential impacts of the work to be undertaken by each contractor on site.
* Identify environmental improvement ideas, near misses and incidents.
* Identify the implications of not complying with environmental consent requirements and conditions.
* Ensure Environmental site rules and requirements are delivered through the sub-contractors works.
* Produce environmental presentations as and when required to communicate the requirements and compliance of environmental controls used on the project.
* Discuss, co-ordinate and resolve all HSE and consents matters of concern on site and examine current and future activities to ensure a consistently high standard on site.
* Engage in external communication with external bodies, such as government departments and regulatory bodies concerning environmental, and consents matters on a case-by-case basis.
* Investigate and resolve external enquiries or complaints relating to an environmental and consents matters.
* Create incident reports for all incidents and near misses.
* Complete a Weekly Construction Consent Checklist containing all the project consent obligations for the associated construction phase of work.
* Co-ordinate and prepare a combined results of each Contractors ongoing environmental monitoring.
* Maintain statutory and other required records as required by the management plan.
* Ensure control measures are put in place to ensure plant and equipment is maintained and not causing a negative impact on the environment.
* Produce monitoring records for specific environmental issues, such as noise monitoring, soil analysis and store in the appropriate document management system.
* Undertake environmental audits.
* Produce an audit and inspection programme associated with each package of works.
* Record, monitor and close out Non-Conformities and Observations raised during environmental audits, inspections, incidents, near misses and complaints.
* Ensure compliance to the Project Construction Environmental Management Plan
* Identify amendments and update required to the Project Construction Environmental Management Plan during the works and ensure updates are facilitated.

Experience
* The ideal candidate will have previous experience in delivering environmental support activities for a construction site project.
* The applicant must be able to demonstrate through previous roles, experience of acting in a similar role.
* Auditing of site management plans/method statements and works for compliance;
* Providing none site-specific advice to contractors/developers on the delivery of agreed mitigation measures;
* Liaising with stakeholders such as statutory regulators, planning officials and members of the public;
* Regular surveying to monitor environmental sensitivities at the site. These may be sensitive receptors such as a protected watercourse.
An successful candidate needs to have comprehensive knowledge of a variety of environmental legislation including:
- Pollution
- Waste
-Ecology
- Archaeology
- Contaminated land
- Materials Management
- The impact that materials might have on the environment
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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