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EHS Specialist

Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type:
Market related


EHS Specialist


Initial 18 Month Contract – Potentially further work

Windfarm project


An EHS Specialist is required to work on an initial 18 month contract basis based on a windfarm project in Newcastle.

Essential Responsibilities:
The role holder 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
•     The EHS Specialist will be  supporting the Consortium Environment Manager in all aspects of environmental management, including maintaining the Project Environmental Management plan within a document control system
•       On behalf of the Consortium, developing required 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
•       The EHS Specialist will be 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, the main contractors and RWE (the client)
•       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 and Minimum EHS Standards
•       The EHS Specialist will be 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
•       The EHS Specialist will be 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.


•       Degree/NEBOSH Diploma in EHS or equivalent
•       Minimum IEMA environmental certificate or equivalent
•       Minimum 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

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