Operational Environmental Advisor Ref: AM11045

About Amey

We’re committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country’s services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.
As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your well being. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for
We believe that we are what we do.
It’s more than just wanting to do better.
At Amey we’re proud to be the better

Purpose of the role

The Purpose of this role is to advise on the environmental and sustainability requirements of the assigned account and for developing, implementing and monitoring the environmental performance of the sector, as well as supporting wider environmental and sustainability aspects with the Utilities business. As an Operational Environmental Advisor, you will provide the support and advice for the Account teams to deliver in accordance with the ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management System, BU Environmental Strategy and Clients Requirements.


  • Good numeracy and verbal communication skills and excellent report writing skills
  • Self-driven and results-oriented with a positive outlook.
  • Ability to Work collaboratively with a network of internal and external consultants and other environmental professionals
  • An effective communicator with confidence to speak in a wide range of audiences at all levels within the Utilities business
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work independently and on their own initiative
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking and conscientious.
  • Willingness to travel – this role will involve visits to project sites across the Power & Telecoms portfolio.

Representing the organisation at client events


  • Experience of a diverse and complex operating business, ideally in the Utilities sector
  • Providing proactive and professional support in relation to Environmental compliance and best environmental practice.
  • Implementing and monitoring an ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems
  • Formulation of effective compliance and improvement plans (such as Construction Environmental Management Plans, Water Management Plans etc.) aligned to our environmental strategy and our account requirements

Has experience in developing and implementing new working methods and initiatives that improve environmental compliance across the business.


The capability to apply or use a set of related skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the role. A cluster of behaviours performed on a job.

  • Establish safe working cultures and practices.
  • Comply with company procedures and legal obligations
  • Promote and comply with environmental compliance
  • Deliver the works safely and to stipulated deadline
  • Producing work winning tender documents
  • Provision and delivery of environmental training


Technical and professional information or qualifications needed to perform job activities

  • A strong understanding of environmental management legislation to include pollution prevention, management of waste, ecology, carbon and water. Especially working with the CAR Regulations.
  • An understanding of planning legislation & requirements for the sector


  • A full and current driving licence
  • BSc/BA or equivalent in Environmental Management or a related science subject.
  • Mid-level qualification and membership of a professional institution (Associate / Practitioner IEMA or similar)
  • An internal ISO14001 auditing qualification

Publicada el 23-09-2019

Área funcional: Operaciones / Producción

Motherwell, Escocia, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent