QTS is looking for two Environmental & Sustainability Advisors. One will be based out of our Rench Farm HQ and one will be based out of either our Linby or Malmesbury office. They shall have the responsibility and authority for ensuring that the established Environmental Policies of the Company are implemented.

Role and responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and maintain the environmental and sustainability procedures for the company and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure environmental compliance with regulations, industry and Network Rail Standards.
  • Development and maintenance of the Environmental Management System and associated Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Ensure that the Integrated Management System conforms to the requirements of all relevant standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 44001, ISO 50001.
  • Maintain SSIP accreditation and update environmental and sustainability information to pre-qualification and supplier portals including but not limited to RISQS, UVDB, Considerate Contractor, CHAS.
  • Maintenance and review of the environmental aspects of the Principal Contractors Licence (PCL) and On-track Plant Operators Scheme (POS) for Network Rail including social value advice and support.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure compliance of environmental procedures within their area of responsibility to ensure that standards are maintained.
  • Waste management audits and inspections, drafting and implementation of waste management plans.
  • Monitor any non-conformances, ensuring accurate deadlines are set and helping the Manager to meet these deadlines.
  • Ensure environmental objectives, including those needed to meet requirements of process and product are established.
  • Liaising with external parties to ensure any relevant new legislation is dealt with.
  • Assisting with the reviewing of environmental documentation (including ESMP’s) and preparation of reports.
  • Undertake and assist environmental incident investigations.
  • Perform audits and inspections on non-railway operations and railway operations.
  • Identifying new and amended environmental requirements/legislation where required.
  • Energy assessments at offices and sites.  Analysis of energy savings opportunities.  Implementation of energy management and savings projects.
  • Collation of energy and environmental data and compilation of reports.
  • Attend environment, safety, and quality meetings with both QTS and clients.
  • Encourage and promoting positive environmental behaviour.
  • Assist in any other aspect of the Company where required.

Skills required:

For the role of Environmental and Sustainability Advisor, you should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Degree in Environmental Science or related subject.
  • IEMA membership at Practitioner level.
  • Personal Track Safety (PTS).
  • Internal Auditor (ISO 14001).
  • Environmental Management Systems experience.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Health & Safety Qualification and IOSH membership (Desirable)