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Senior Environmental Engineer - London

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Environmental Engineer based in our Wimbledon offices.

The Role:   

  • Conduct and when applicable lead environmental engineering studies, including managing sub-contracted scopes of work.
  • Provide input and support to ODE Duty Holder Operations e.g. environmental considerations, permits and reporting.
  • Provide input and support to bids/tenders/proposals and ensure timely achievement of safety & environmental engineering related deliverables

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Perform and document environmental studies & analyses in support of project and/or consultancy scopes of work;
  • Coordination of / ensuring compliance against environmentally specific regulatory submissions, plans etc., as required by Duty Holder (SCR2015) / Pipeline Operator (PSR1998);
  • Management of environmental and chemical permits through for example CEFAS and BEIS/DECC;
  • Review, update and periodic update of environmental elements of Management systems, CMAPP and coordination of ISO14001 accreditation;
  • Identifying opportunities for provision of Environmental support, tenders and planning;
  • Chair / scribe environmental / safety related workshops e.g. ENVID;
  • Under guidance of Chief Engineer / Project Manager, prepare and plan CTRs ensuring all requirements in place to provide fit for purpose deliverables to time and cost;
  • Within bounds set by Chief Engineer / Project Manager, liaise with clients directly to assure client requirements are being captured within the CTR and then are being met;
  • Support to Incident/Crisis Management teams when incident has environmental impact
  • Train / provide knowledge sharing within department / organisation
  • Review and/or management of environmental 3rd party support arrangements e.g. oil spill containment, training etc.
  • Identify opportunities for expansion, required resources and support management in recruitment etc.
  • Look for opportunities to add value to deliverables;
  • Provide input to Bids / Scopes of Work and Business Development plans (under direction of Chief Engineer / Bid Leader / Project Manager);
  • Provide assistance to Line Manager as/when required.
  • Continue to develop core Safety & Environmental Engineering competencies across range of areas whilst developing a few to expert level.
  • Support ODE Operations as appropriate e.g. offshore inspections, management of regulatory requirements, conduct risk assessments, provide training.

Safety and Environmental Related Tasks:

  • Contribute towards updates to / compliance with the ODE Safety Cases, CMAPP, management systems and all subsidiary SHEQ documents.
  • Leading by example to maintain a strong SHEQ culture.
  • Ensuring sufficient capability and competence of third part suppliers and staff to deliver against requirements.

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Perform detailed studies and analyses with minimal supervision;
  • Good written and verbal communication with strong report writing;
  • Able to present cohesive arguments;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Multi-tasking with ability to self-manage work-loads and work-loads of others to meet agreed timescales for delivery;
  • Awareness of applicable developing safety engineering technology and assessment techniques/methodologies;
  • Good working knowledge of applicable regulations, codes of practice, standards and internal procedures;
  • Strong IT literacy.


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering, Environmental studies, Science or Mathematics (if latter two then post-graduate studies in relevant environmental field are normally required)
  • Post graduate experience in environmental engineering
  • Chartered Engineer with recognised institute e.g. IChemE, IMechE, Energy Institute

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st January 2018. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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