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Environmental-Regulatory Advisor III

Job title: Environmental-Regulatory Advisor III
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baytown, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-89168
Contact Name: Braquece Smith
Phone Number: 1 713 551 4444
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health consultants and the Project Team (PT), as necessary, to oversee the preparation of the project's Emergency Support Group (ESHIA) and EMP
  • Develop, coordinate functional endorsement of, and implement the project's Regulatory Compliance Plan and Environmental Management Plan, including preliminary versions of these plans
  • Assist the project's Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Manager in supporting project related Environmental & Regulatory (E&R) activities, identifying/implementing appropriate/best environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health practices and company's lessons learned, and providing input to the Environmental Business Planning process • Obtain identified project permits/licenses/approvals in a timely manner; track/steward the project approvals process and the project's compliance status
  • Interface with project design and execution teams to ensure that the company environmental, socioeconomic, and health requirements/standards are properly integrated into project designs and implementation plans
  • Provide input to the SHE&S-related Coordination Procedures for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor Invitation to Tender (ITT) packages regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Provide (to the project's SHE Manager), input for cost and schedule estimates related to the regulatory approvals/compliance process and the development and implementation of the project's ESHIA, Environmental Management Plan (EMP), Health Plan, and other E&R deliverables
  • Recommend appropriate environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health issues/impacts avoidance/mitigation measures and oversee their implementation
  • Work with EPC contractors to ensure the development of appropriate and acceptable E&R plans (e.g., Environmental Management Plans, Waste Management Plans, Spill Response Plans, Socioeconomic Action Plans, and Health Plans) applicable to their scope of work
  • Review EPC contractor E&R plans and other deliverables for comprehensiveness and acceptability regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters, as prescribed in the project's Coordination Procedures and other contractual documents
  • Provide guidance to the PT and EPC contractors related to overall regulatory compliance and E&R performance as required by applicable host-country regulatory requirements, project obligations and commitments, and/or loan agreements
  • Develop and ensure the proper implementation of effective EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring procedures regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Coordinate EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring activities regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters with Site Construction Managers and/or Supervisors
  • Provide assistance to the PT and EPC contractors regarding EMP implementation and E&R performance regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Conduct routine inspections/assessments of EPC Contractors' work sites regarding environmental, socioeconomic, and/or health matters
  • Investigate, record, and report identified E&R compliance initiatives and noncompliance situations regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Ensure the proper and timely completion and submission of EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring/reporting forms and documents regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Prepare project/internal E&R and regulatory compliance stewardship reports regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters, as well as external reports required to satisfy Government or Lender requirements/requests
  • Coordinate the activities of environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health technical experts hired to undertake specific E&R-related tasks
  • Assist the PT, as appropriate, regarding special tasks, studies and reports related to overall E&R topics and regulatory compliance requirements regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Oversee communications/the flow of information between field locations and the Project SHE Manager regarding environmental, socioeconomic, and/or health matters
  • Coordinate and participate in project worker and PT E&R performance/EMP implementation-related and other environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters training/awareness sessions

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Applicants must possess a University degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences (e.g., anthropology, sociology), Engineering or some other technical field related to E&R management regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters
  • Candidates should have experience regarding the environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health field(s) preferably related to a construction or extractive industry project
  • Knowledge of external project financing desirable
  • Knowledge of (specific country) regulations desirable
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills required
  • Familiarity with the predominant in country language(s) is desirable
  • Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, some supervisory/organizational talents, and proven ability to work in a positive team manner

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