Senior Environmental Specialist (conventional discharges)

Posted over 1 year ago by Horizon Nuclear Power
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Sector Consultancy, Energy / Carbon Management, Environment Management, Environment
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Monday, 29 February 2016
Horizon Nuclear Power (Horizon) was formed in 2009 with the aim of developing new nuclear power stations to help meet the UK’s need for stable and sustainable lower carbon energy. The company is currently in the development stage for its two projects at Wylfa, on the Island of Anglesey in North Wales, and at Oldbury-on-Severn, South Gloucestershire. Horizon is 100% owned by Hitachi Limited of Japan. Horizon has established two distinct programmes of work, one focusing on the development, design and construction activities for the first of its power station projects at Wylfa and one focusing on organisational development. Each programme is led by an Executive, consisting of members of the executive management team. The Environmental & Waste Management team which sits within the Engineering Directorate is looking for a Senior Environmental Specialist (conventional discharges). The appointed person will provide support to the Discipline Lead - Environment in providing expert direction on conventional discharges to  the Horizon teams dealing with site clearance and development, Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Permitting.  Acting as IC for technical areas of conventional environmental permitting (water and air). This is an incredibly exciting position for someone to become involved in a key aspect of the Environmental function at a time where they would be able to have a real impact on the direction of Horizon’s projects moving forwards. This is a challenging and varied role which will be based in Gloucester and will require occasional business travel to North Wales in particular. Principal Accountabilities: Support Lead Environmental Specialist on issues related to conventional discharges. Ensure that the E&WM engineering design is compatible with the Conventional BAT case Identify, document  and manage  all of E&WM engineering design team interfaces regarding discharges Carry out Optioneering on assigned E&WM engineering design aspects of the project At an individual level, manage and apply safe systems of work, with due regard for all Health and Safety legislation and best practices Develop Horizon Procedures that comply with the requirements of the Horizon Nuclear and Environmental Safety Principles and Criteria Ensure that the standards demanded by the environmental permit requirements are met in the delivery of the assigned E&WM engineering designs Contribute to the production of environmental risk assessments Implement Quality procedures relevant to assigned work Work with suppliers to ensure licensing and permitting requirements are met as required Review documents supplied by HGNE and other suppliers Provide guidance and support to other members of the team, including supervision of contractors (as required). Knowledge and Skills: Essential Degree in either a Science or Engineering background preferred Achieved, or working towards, Professional Accreditation Experience of working in a highly regulated industry Experience of managing and co-ordinating assigned activities and projects Experience of obtaining formal acceptance of design output (e.g. through permissioning process) Experience providing environmental compliance advice in construction / commissioning / operation Knowledge of relevant environmental legislation Ability to be Security Cleared Ability to learn and deliver value in a changing and growing organisation Evidence of ability to operate in line with our company values; safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration Desirable Knowledge of relevant national and international design standards. Nuclear industry sector knowledge; REPs, Safety Assessment Principles and Site License/Permit conditions. Understanding of the relationship between Design and the Safety Case/BAT case.

Horizon Nuclear Power

Horizon Nuclear Power (Horizon) was formed in 2009 with the aim of developing new nuclear power stations to help meet the UK�s need for stable and sustainable lower carbon energy. The company is cu...

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