Principal Environmental Consultant (Offshore Wind)

United Kingdom
Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
€40,000 to €50,000 per annum
Start Date:
Cathcart Energy Associates
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Cathcart Energy are currently recruiting for a Principal Environmental Consultant with Offshore Wind Farm experience. Principal Environmental Consultant must have hands on experience of policing Offshore Wind Farm projects with regards to environmental pollution and waste management.

The Principal Environmental Consultant will be responsible for:

* The auditing of contractors on a daily basis as part of everyday duties and as prearranged spot checks (may require offshore visits);
* Providing advice to contractors and the project team on environmental management issues
* Supporting the Development Manager and the Development team in discharging consent conditions, managing environmental and consent risks and issues both proactively and as they arise;
* Reporting to the Development Manager and the wider project team on a daily, weekly and monthly basis as required;
* Identify and lead to the prevention of any potential contravention of environmental legislation and consent compliance;
* In the event of an environmental incident, manage the project side response, advise and support to the response team and ensure compliance with applicable laws and procedures;
* Provide a professional, well informed and courteous point of contact with local residence leading up to and during onshore construction; and
* In conjunction with the Development team, establish and maintain a good working relationship with the relevant onshore and offshore statutory bodies throughout the project.

Skills & Experience:

* Thorough knowledge of environmental legislation for aspects relating to the construction of offshore wind farms, including activities taking place at the onshore electrical infrastructure works, including the installation of cables (including both open trenching and directional drilling); construction of onshore substation on land and intertidal (beach); offshore cabling, foundation and turbine installation; and, as required, activities at project construction and operation ports.
* Proven experience in auditing contractors to company policies such as the Project Environmental Management Plan; and
* Experience of working within a large construction team
* All tickets required to work Offshore, Working at Height, Offshore Medical, Sea Survival

* Knowledge of consents associated with offshore wind farms, including those associated with onshore, offshore and port works.

If you would like to be considered for this role please contact James McNair on 0131 510 9100 and send an email with your CV to

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