Environmental Lead in Marine, Water Discharges and Coastal Management

Full-time, Permanent
Barnwood, Gloucester
£32,535 – £69,861 (depending on experience)

Protecting the environment is a huge priority for EDF Energy and part of that is managing our relationship with environmental regulators and ensuring our activities are compliant within legislation and associated environmental permits. Our marine/water discharges are an inevitable part of the nuclear energy process, so correct and ethical management of these is essential to us. Optimising our operations as much as possible is important to us, and we thrive in going beyond the legislation to reduce our carbon footprint wherever an opportunity presents itself.

We are looking for a technical marine and water and coastal specialist who will be able to provide advice to our business on a wide range of issues. You’ll evaluate the practices, with a consideration for the effect our work has on nearby marine and coastal areas as well as setting the company standards for these technical areas. As part of a team of marine and coastal experts, you’ll need to build strong relationships across the business, with regulators and across the energy sector.

Along with a generous, negotiable salary, you’ll be playing a part in bringing cleaner energy to the UK. To us, ‘Better Energy’ means sustainable and responsibly generated energy, and managing our effect on the nearby marine and coastal area is a huge step towards this and we need a committed and enthusiastic specialist leading the way.

Key education and experience

  • Multidisciplinary science based degree – majoring in one of the following: coastal & estuarine hydrography, coastal geomorphology, shoreline management, marine chemistry, ecotoxicology, marine and/or estuarine ecology, marine biology.
  • Experience in a role utilising one of the disciplines above.
  • A history of achieving results working with environmental regulators.
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to work in a team.

If you’re interested in joining us and want to help create a brighter future of energy, find out more information and apply at https://careers.edfenergy.com/job/Gloucester-Environmental-Lead-in-Marine%2C-Water-Discharges-and-Coastal-Management/522081301/?locale=en_GB

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