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Senior Environmental Engineer

Thames Water Utilities
Twickenham, South East
Closing date
Feb 23, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Who are we?

Thames Water is the UKs largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes , keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open.

What youll be doing

Focusing on the environmental discipline the role will provide the expertise needed to:
  • Lead the environmental de-risking of Capital Delivery projects and assure appropriate mitigation is followed.
  • Produce and procure and sign off the required environmental deliverables. Typically including regulatory, sustainability, and biodiversity requirements.
  • Ensure that all legal and contractual environmental requirements are fully discharged.
  • Work with the wider environmental functions to ensure a joined-up and consistent approach to protecting and enhancing the environment.
  • Provide environmental technical guidance throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Creating a culture where environmental and sustainable best practices are embedded within day-to-day activities.
  • Promote continuous improvement of project environmental/sustainability performance.
  • Be familiar with and effectively communicate the requirements of current applicable environmental legislation and best practice.
  • Willing to think innovatively and work to identify areas where processes can be improved.
  • Provide support and assistance to all project personnel to enable them to manage their environmental duties and responsibilities.
  • Manage the activities of multiple disciplines in accordance with project delivery procedures.
  • Check, review and sign off environmental deliverables
  • Carry out site inspections and ensure legal compliance with applicable environmental legislation.
  • Support external liaison with regulators i.e. Environment Agency, Local Authorities etc.

Were looking for you to:
  • Degree level (or equivalent) in an appropriate Environmental/Sustainability discipline.
  • Previous experience in the Utility Industry is desirable.
  • Full driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Member of a relevant professional body or demonstrable relevant experience in the environment and sustainability field.

Whats in it for you?

This role comes with the added advantage of working from 2-3 days a week

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your well-being.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. If you join our team, youll enjoy a fulfilling career and flexible working arrangements.

Were also proud to embrace and promote diversity and believe that creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve will help us to thrive. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities and the environment can thrive. This means, when a crisis happens, we all rally round to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, youll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an Ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. Its also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and a earn bit of extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we cant consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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