Energy Resourcing are recruiting for an Environmental and Regulatory Specialist, for a 6 month contract with one of our leading operator clients, within the Oil & Energy sector.

This role can be based in Aberdeen or based at our clients NGL plant in Fife, and are to speak to candidates with an understanding of PPC regulatory environment in Scotland.


* Delivery full suite of environmental expertise, support, guidance and coaching to the onshore gas plants regarding all aspects of environmental management and regulatory compliance. Ensuring priority is given to license to operate issues

* Works closely with the Facility HSE Leads at both of client’s sites, to contribute to environmental regulatory inspections/mandatory investigation preparation and co-ordination, and interface with SEPA teams

* Supports facility team regarding risk assessment activities for all environmental aspects. This will include working closely with Facility HSE Leads and TSE Team

* Links to CO2 JG 4 role for CO2 management and the JG3 Senior Environmental Specialist regarding UK emission Trading for SOV asset, including planning of verification activities

* Works closely with extended team in Technical Asset Operations regarding environmental performance data, regulatory submissions and trends

* Keeps understanding and visibility of ETSWAP commitments for Onshore Plants

* Ensure look ahead regarding submission timelines for Permits is maintained and forecasting where external support is required

* Complete and Submits small amendments to Permits via SEPA process, taking an end to end overview of permit/consents status and accuracy

* Communicate to facility teams permit conditions, completing awareness session and frontline team engagement when required

* Support ISO14001 certification audits, working closely with the RGS TEAM

* Act as a focal point for some environmental procedures and legislation in WESTONs, ensuring periodic update when required, taking a minimal maintenance approach

* Supports delivery of audit plan as required, including completion of Environmental LOD1 and LOD2 activities

* Supports delivery of incident investigations, ensuring compliance with the UK Incident and Accident Investigation Procedure

* Where required, support causal investigations and application of causal reasoning in a practical manner, being mindful of timely completion

* Coach compliance with regarding to reporting of events to SEPA, ensuring reviews against SEPA expected standards and PMR requirements. Review and advise on risk regarding events and non-compliances reported to SEPA

* Proactively promotes learning between facilities regarding incidents and regulatory feedback

* Provide guidance and support for implementation of environmental elements of the HSSE Control Framework requirements

* Interfaces with TAO regarding all Environmental performance information, utiltising digital tools and dashboards wherever possible.

Skills & Qualifications

* Experience of supporting operating facilities in a mature regulatory regime

* Experience working under the UK onshore terminals environmental legislative framework

* Auditing experience

* Investigation experience

* Degree qualified with a Postgraduate and/or Professional qualification with environmental link or with considerable line experience and qualifications

* Deep knowledge of Environmental Management in Oil & Gas Operations, particularly onshore pertrochemical plants in COMAH /PPC regime

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