Waste Specialist

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is looking for a Waste Specialist to support the Waste & Decommissioning team in the provision of specialist advice on land quality management and conventional waste matters.

Activities to be delivered within the role:-

  • Support the Lead Waste Management Specialist, as a core member of the Design Authority Team, in the delivery of business plan related targets and undertake specific roles within the clients Management System when required.
  • Support the Lead Waste Management Specialist on issues related to land quality management.
  • Support the completion of desk and site-based land quality investigations.
  • Support the Lead Waste Management Specialist on a range of conventional waste management issues.
  • Assist in ensuring that the Waste & Decommissioning engineering design is compatible with the BAT case, permit applications and DCO submission.
  • Support the identification, documentation and management of Waste & Decommissioning engineering design team interfaces regarding conventional waste discharges.
  • Support Optioneering on assigned Waste & Decommissioning engineering design aspects of the project.
  • Apply safe systems of work at an individual level, with due regard for all Health and Safety legislation and best practices.
  • Support the development of the clients Procedures and Forms that comply with the requirements of their Nuclear and Environmental Safety Principles and Criteria.
  • Support the production of environmental risk assessments and waste management plans.
  • Support the Implementation of Quality procedures relevant to assigned work.

Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must hold a degree or equivalent qualification in a suitable engineering or science subject and preferably hold professional membership of an appropriate institution.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development. Working towards membership of an appropriate professional body e.g. IEMA/CIWM.
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions.
  • Experience of working in a highly-regulated industry, and demonstrates good knowledge of the relevant environmental legislation and codes and standards.
  • Demonstrates effective planning, prioritisation and delivery (through self and others).
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to build productive and collaborative relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.