Senior Environmental Advisor

Job Title: Senior Environmental Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: $800 - $900 per day
Start Date: 2019-07-22
Reference: BH-112408
Contact Name: Ben Hyland
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 03:57

Job Description

Your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conducting all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of an Environment Plan in accordance with agreed schedule, in collaboration with Subject Matter Experts, Environment and third parties (e.g. GIS, oil spill modelers)
  • Development of compliance checklists and registers for compliance tracking of Contractor/s in accordance with the Environment Plan
  • Assisting in development of annual compliance reports to regulators
  • Providing support to the Senior Environmental Approvals and Compliance Advisor as directed
  • Undertaking field-based compliance inspections of Contractor/s and vessels and raise compliance concerns internally and with Contractor/s
  • Acting as primary point of contact for Subsea Contractor Environmental Representative
  • Conducting other activities as directed by the HSE Manager and Environmental Manager
  • Supporting development and maintenance of the HSEQ-MS through development and/or revision of guidelines and procedures, as directed
  • Supporting timely implementation of HSEQ annual objectives and targets

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum Tertiary Environmental / Science Qualification is desirable.  
  • Extensive experience in environmental discipline, preferably in the petroleum sector including exposure to interpreting and applying legislative and other legal requirements and with a sound understanding of environmental management processes
  • Experience in undertaking environmental inspections and audits on Contractors in an offshore context
  • Experience in development of Environment Plans and/or Oil Pollution Emergency Plans, including a working knowledge of key regulatory requirements related to the OPGGS (Environment) Regulations
  • Experience in undertaking vessel mobilisation inspections, including inspections related to invasive marine species and an ability to review Contractor documentation for completeness and adequacy against regulatory requirements
  • Experience in implementing risk assessment processes, including in relation to new activities and management of change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including oral and written communications, and a high level of computer literacy
  • Skilled at prioritisation of tasks and problem solving to identify and implement effective solutions to regulatory and other Project challenges
  • Willing to travel as required for business both domestically and overseas.