Environmental Manager

Environmental Manager required by large waste management company for the Clare region.

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Our client leads the field in sustainable waste management in Ireland and across Europe, with facilities and operations in various locations. They are now seeking to recruit an Environmental Manager in Clare. This role is expected to implement the companies Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) for a Site Remediation Project and to ensure construction activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions of approval. The Environmental Manager will be responsible for a range of priority environment topics.
Function description:
  • Maintaining and inspecting the CEMP and documents that underpin it
  • Setting up the site activities and implementing all practices in order to get the site ready for project execution activities to start in co-operation with the other project members and under the direction of the Project Manager.
  • Provision of advice and liaison with the construction teams to ensure that environmental risks are identified, and appropriate controls are developed and included within method statements
  • Monitor construction activities performance to ensure that identified and appropriate control measures are effective and ensure compliance with the CEMP
  • Assist all personnel in the implementation of the CEMP
  • Writing site procedures to support the overall project Waste Management Plan
  • Ensure that all waste management activities include systems for waste tracking and waste reporting in order to control the accountability of waste management
  • Ensuring (in cooperation with the Waste Treatment Department and the Waste Coordinator) that the right waste receptacles are present.
  • Informing Commercial Manager of any changes in waste streams / needs on site.
  • Ensure all waste is appropriately stored placed on an inventory and have an inspection regime in place.
  • All waste receptacles will be inspected for use, clearly labelled and protected from the elements.
  • All materials / resources considered for reuse, recycling, recovery and applying the waste hierarchy where technically, environmentally, economically practicable to do so.
  • Ensure that there will be no unnecessary intrusion into areas comprising semi- natural habitats of local importance (higher value).
  • Tree protection measures during the remediation works shall be carried out
  • Arrange for mitigation requirements to be incorporated into the site-specific method statements and programme
  • In addition to measures outlined in the CEMP, work with the Ecologist to communicate and highlight ecological sensitivities on the ground
  • Initiate actions
  • Complete a weekly environmental inspection report
  • Environmental audit of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Assist in investigating and resolving complaints and incidents
  • Investigate all waste-related non-conformances, decide any changes where necessary and report internally and externally as required
  • Provide adequate environmental awareness for all project personnel, with training provided where necessary
  • Review and improve method statements for environmental aspects prior to work starting
  • Toolbox meetings
  • Participate in Safety inspection tours as required
  • Monitoring compliance with legal storage rules
  • Ensuring that and Environmental team members remains attentive to the need to strive for optimal safety behaviour through suitable induction of new operators, suitable training and toolbox meetings, and frequent workplace inspections and tours –
  • Support for the Safety Manager during accident investigations etc.
  • Liaise with the Client’s Environmental Consultants regarding responsibilities under the overall site-wide monitoring programme
  • Management of the environmental monitoring programme associated with company activities and compilation of routine reports for feeding into the overall site programme
  • Any other activities that may be necessary in order to prevent pollution to air, water or environment and in protection of flora and fauna, ecosystems, residents and interested parties.
  • Ensure that its activities do not cause, or contribute to, the non-compliance with IEL or planning consent conditions
  • Ensure activities comply with all relevant IEL and planning consent conditions
Required skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Min. 5 years experience in Construction Environmental Management or Pharmaceutical EHS Management role
  • Thorough knowledge of Irish waste legislation (specifically with regard to storage of hazardous waste).
  • Relevant experience in the management of ecological constraints during construction
  • General knowledge of TFS (Transfrontier Shipment of Waste) legislation in connection with international waste shipments.
  • General knowledge of safety legislation.

Excellent range of benefits to provide our colleagues with the additional support and flexibility to enable a truly enjoyable work life balance.
Overall benefits:
• Our broad range of attractive benefits enable our colleagues to enjoy life at any stage while growing a career path, with benefits such as:
• Competitive Salaries
• Very attractive pension scheme
• Paid Private Healthcare
• Paid family leave
• Increasing Annual leave with service
• Paid Educational, study and exam leave to support further learnings
• Long service rewards
• Employee saver scheme
• Tax saver and Cycle to work scheme
• Death in Service Insurance provided
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Supporting your work life balance
• Flexibility of working hours
• Physical and mental wellness

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Job Type
Civil & Structural Engineering

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Talk to Niall Toland, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Galway
3a Commerce House, Flood Street

Telephone: 091513800

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