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Environmental Engineer

Job Category:  Construction
Contract Partner Company:  Wessex Water
Employing Company:  Wessex Water

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COMA - What we're all about 

Construction Operations Management Alliance (COMA) are a partnering arrangement led by the Wessex Water Group. Working with local contractors and suppliers from the south west, delivering a service on projects such as Europe's biggest nuclear construction site at Hinkley Point C. 

We are proud of how we support professional development, career progression and a wide range of opportunities for everyone. We have a wealth of both financial and non-financial benefits to offer our people and are committed to ensuring we provide an environment that supports health & wellbeing. 

COMA is an award-winning progressive business, who have won the RoSPA health and safety awards for our work at Hinkley Point C for the last two years. 

The services we provide through to our clients include but are not limited too; 

Operations & Maintenance, Engineering & Construction across a number of fields such as;  
•    project management
•    design and build
•    consent management
•    contract management
•    civil, mechanical and electrical engineering
•    low voltage (LV) and high voltage (HV) electrical power distribution systems
•    sewage pumping stations
•    biological waste treatment plants
•    telecommunication copper and fibre networks
•    drinking water distribution networks
•    surface and ground water drainage systems
•    roadway and pedestrian walkway lighting networks
•    management of environmental discharge permit & scientific services

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.


Job Responsibilities:

•    Ensure clear understanding and compliance with all obligations imposed under the contract.
•    Implement the requirements of the SHEQ Management System.
•    Review Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) for work activities in your dedicated works package.
•    Provide support and advice to all team members and subcontractors.
•     Effectively report and communicate to all senior team members with relevant and clear information.
•    Carry out and maintain Environmental Risk Assessments (ERA) specific to the scope of works.
•    Report and record all environmental incidents and carry out an exploration when appropriate.
•    Ensure environmental communications on site notice boards are up to date and relevant.
•    Produce and deliver relevant toolbox talks, as required, to all staff and operatives on subjects relevant to the dedicated work area, keeping records of all attendance registers.
•    Deliver specific training when required, eg, emergency preparedness and environmental awareness.
•    Collate records of environmental data for waste, keeping them up to date on a weekly basis to ensure efficient reporting for the first day of every month.
•    Uploading all environmental data onto the client system Tracker Plus and provide all environmental data to the central SHEQ team on a monthly basis.
•    Carry out weekly environmental inspections of dedicated work areas, record all observations and actions on an environmental inspection record and distribute actions accordingly. 
•    Collate evidence of close outs for record. 
•    Accompany the client on monthly environmental inspections and action or allocate responsibility for any observations raised.
•    Carry out one compliance obligation inspection per month, record all observations and actions on a compliance obligation record and distribute actions accordingly.
•    Collate evidence of close outs for record.
•    Attend the relevant meetings, eg, progress and HSE meetings to discuss environmental risks and opportunities.
•    Ensure that a strong relationship is established and maintained with the client, and construction and environment teams.


Qualifications and Experiences: 

•    Knowledge of a range of soil and groundwater remedial technologies, asbestos in soil, and the CLAIRE Definition of Waste: Development Industry Code of Practice.
•    UK regulatory framework.
•    ISO 14001 requirements (auditor experience preferred).
•    Sustainable development principles and practices.
•    Management of environmental management systems.
•    Practical experience of environmental management in construction.
•    Diploma in Environmental Management (or equivalent).


Ideally, you'll have relevant professional experience, with significant experience in contaminated land and remediation projects, including contracting and project management.






For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.