Senior Environmental Planning Engineer

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  • Location

    Isle of Anglesey, Wales

  • Sector:

    Nuclear Power Station

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We are looking for a SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ENGINEER for the : Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station Project.

Following an initial period in Gloucester, the successful Candidate will move to the Wylfa Project, Anglesey, Wales.


You would be responsible for reviewing project scope and identifying environmental consents requirements, interacting as required with local authorities and obtaining project environmental consents, as applies to the contractual scope of work. Support in integration of environmental requirements into construction plans and schedules, bid
specifications, and subcontract packages.

Have technical responsibility for interpreting complex requirements, evaluating and applying appropriate scientific/environmental engineering principles, and formulating scopes of work, plans, and methodologies suitable for achieving and maintaining compliance with environmental requirements.


Development and execution of environmental consents strategy

Formulation of mitigation measures with project-assigned ES personnel, engineering leads, construction supervision/management and onsite ES&H representatives during construction.

Participates in meetings with customers, project team members, and contractors/subcontractors to advise them of environmental requirements that may affect project design, schedule, and cost.

Responsible for drafting or inputting to Environmental Compliance Plans, Construction Environmental Control Plans (CECP), project specific mitigation plans, environmental awareness training programs, specialist subcontracts and technical reports.


Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences (e.g., biology, ecology, forestry) or physical sciences (e.g.geology, meteorology), or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge of environmental sciences/engineering systems, principles, and methodologies.

Knowledge of national and international environmental laws/regulations and regulatory/resource agencies permitting processes and responsibilities, industry standards for environmental compliance, and best management practices for minimising potential environmental impacts during project execution.

Knowledge of engineering and construction systems, methods, and work processes and construction planning, estimating, procedures, and execution.

Experience in managing and/or providing technical oversight of environmental subcontractors or consultants.

Experience in environmental monitoring and compliance inspection during construction.

Experience in managing consents/permitting in the United Kingdom and managing environmental compliance in construction or operations.

Member of relevant professional organisation (AIEMA or equivalent).

Must have the right to work and remain in the UK without requiring company sponsorship.


Advanced university degree in a relevant field (e.g. environmental science, engineering, law).

Experience in dealing with Welsh authorities including Natural Resources Wales and Cadw.

Ability to communicate in Welsh