• Environmental Advisor

    Job Locations UK-Berkshire-Berkshire
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(24/09/2018 11:27)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain have been contracted for the design and build of a facility near Reading.  The scope of works for this project will include Programme Management, Construction, Building Services (M&E), Instrumentation and Control Systems and various external works.


    Potential candidates for this role must be able to obtain and retain Security Clearance to be able to be considered.

    What will I be doing?

    • Understand the Company Health & Safety and Environmental (SHE) Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure that the requirements are implemented.
    • Provide operational and functional management advice on the practical implementation of the company’s SHE policies and processes including external stakeholders such as customers if necessary.
    • Assist SHE manager or delegate and Contract Management in understanding of stakeholders (internal and external) aims, priorities and risks with regards to SHE
    • Assist the SHE Manager and other members of the SHE team, in key tasks to assist in the development, management, implementation and monitoring of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System
    • Undertake and/or assist SHE Manager and/or Contract Management in establishing, managing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders such as local authorities, HSE, EA, and others as required and directed
    • When directed, assist with the preparation of SHE risk assessments and Method Statements
    • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents as directed.

    • Assist in the preparation and implementation of SHE training/briefings, as directed.
    • Promote best practice, capture best practice and ensure it is fed-back into the business
    • Liaise with the other members of the SHE Team and the wider organisation with regards to SHE

    About you

    • Environmental Management related degree or equivalent
    • 2 years environmental management related experience
    • PIEMA
    • Experience of delivering presentations, delivering training etc.

    • The ability to thrive in pressure situations

    • The ability to empathise and communicate with all people, regardless of their background or circumstances

    • Excellent organisations, communication and time management skills

    • A passion of Safety, Health and Environment

    • Be able to work on own initiative when required

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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