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Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

We are a collection of over 372,000 minds building the future, one day at a time. Together, we create technologies that take society further.

We're looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join our Gas and Power Division as an Environmental Advisor and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

It's incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that's why we have a supportive environment which invests in our employee's development, whether that's Chartership, training or mentoring.

Feel free to click on this link to see what it's like to work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vmmNjaEr04

This is your role. What part will you play?

The Environmental Advisor will be covering multiple construction projects based from our Newcastle office, covering multiple sites across the UK and Scotland. In this role you be supporting the Environmental Manager to develop, implement and maintain the Siemens Environmental Management System (EMS) within the Siemens Gas and Power EPC business. Provide expert environmental advice and support to Site Managers and Project Delivery teams within geographical regions. Acting as a key point of contact for site environmental issues, whilst supporting and providing input to internal and external EHS stakeholders.

  • Support/advise the Project Delivery teams and Site Management teams to ensure compliance with all requirements stipulated in the Siemens Environmental Management Systems and environmental legislation.
  • Ensure all employees are aware of their statutory duties and responsibilities and understand the requirements of company environmental procedures and guidance notes.
  • Support Siemens in the project management of subcontractor environmental issues.
  • Attend project, site co-ordination and progress review meetings as required, providing input and advice on environmental related issues as appropriate. Ensure that any environmental actions resulting from meetings are implemented effectively.
  • Where required apply for both permanent or temporary consents and ensuring consent conditions are complied with through the Project Environmental Management Plan. Note; consent requirements differ depending on contractual requirements with varying customers
  • Where required co-ordinate with third party ECoW (Environmental Clerk of Works) employed by Siemens or our customers and subcontractors
  • Responsible for undertaking regular environmental audits and inspections to monitor compliance with environmental legislation and company environmental procedures and ensure environmental controls are in place and effective. Ensure all audits/inspections are documented and reported in accordance with Siemens and client procedures.
  • Identify significant environmental impacts on site and help set-up appropriate controls.
  • Ensure that all environmental hazards and incidents are reported in accordance with Siemens and client procedures.
  • Provide expert guidance, monitor and investigate following an environmental incident, ensuring appropriate corrective and preventative actions are taken.
  • Assist the client with their environmental site monitoring/audits, ensuring all findings are reported to the Siemens Project and Site Management teams as well as the Environmental Manager.
  • Assist with the creation and development of the project Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) and Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP). Ensure that they are understood and adhered to through the project and that copies are made available to the EHS team.
  • Provide input into pre-qualification, tender and environmental award submissions as required.
  • Support and assist the Environmental Manager with the implementation of environmental campaigns and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Work with the Siemens Temporary Works Coordinator and Project Delivery teams to ensure all aspects of temporary works including demolition and construction are environmentally compliant.
  • Collate monthly site environmental data in a timely manner and submit to the Environmental Manager and to the client (as required) for reporting purposes. Provide expert guidance to site management teams on the collection of data.
  • Support the Site Manager with the preparation and delivery of effective Toolbox talks, environmental training and Stand Down Sessions as appropriate, the content of which should be applicable to the site.
  • Engage internally and externally with clients and key environmental regulators on site environmental issues as required.
  • Ensure site environmental records are maintained and accurate.
  • Provide cover for other Environmental/EHS Advisors and the Environmental Manager as required
  • Assess submissions by subcontractors as part of supply chain and procurement processes

What you need to make real what matters.
  • Degree, diploma or equivalent qualification in environmental discipline (essential)IEMA Membership - practitioner level, or equivalent Lead auditor or internal auditor qualification
  • Hold a clean full driving license (essential)Previous experience in a similar role on large construction projects is essential
  • Experience of auditing construction sites to environmental standards and management systems
  • Experience of working with Project Managers, Site Managers and respective delivery teams over geographically displaced locations
  • Experience in delivering training or awareness sessions

We've got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Siemens Gas and Power is focused on helping customers navigate the world's most pressing energy problems, both for today and tomorrow. Some of our products, solutions and services make fossil energy greener, deliver decentralized flexible power solutions and manage the complexities of the grid.

Our benefits package includes a generous base salary plus annual bonus/overtime. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That's why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognize that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Planned changes to our business

In May 2019 Siemens announced that its Gas and Power (GP) business, comprising the company's oil and gas, conventional power generation, power transmission and related services businesses - is to be given complete independence and entrepreneurial freedom through a carveout and a subsequent public listing (spinoff). Plans call for the stock exchange listing to take place by September 2020. We're convinced that this strategic decision will be positive for all participants and enable long-term value creation for customers, employees and shareholders. Click here for more information on the Gas & Power business


Job ID: 120062

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Either
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