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5 months ago
Location: Walsall
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Environmental Jobs
Lead Environmental Advisor The Role: The Lead Environmental Advisor is to be the environmental specialist for Barhale working as
an overall support function to the business. The role involves supporting the Head of HSEQ
to set policies and standards as well as undertaking site visits and delivering support to site
teams, assisting them to recognise hazards, minimize risk and improving the environmental
standards in the workplace. The post-holder will act as the Company champion and role
model for all environmental issues within Barhale, making sure that relevant legislation is
adhered to, in addition to assisting in planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing the
HSE strategies of Barhale and its clients. Key Responsibilities:
Lead the environmental function for Barhale Be the key point of contact for environmental advice, utilising specialist consultants where
appropriate, to assist site management to comply with our environmental requirements and
share best practice
Under guidance of the Head of HSEQ set internal standards to continually raise
performance and meet customer requirements
Assist wider HSEQ team on environmental matters
Maintain legal environmental register and confirm new legislation requirements and impacts
to the Head of HSEQ
Chair the Energy Management Meeting and lead delivery of the Energy Saving Plan
Lead external audits for ISO14001, ISO50001 and CEMARS
Produce and report on environmental performance i.e. 3 Pillar Measures, on a monthly basis
Maintain Company Aspects and Impacts Assessment Register
Maintain and monitor and communicate progress against our Be Green Be Sustainable
Annual plan
Support the Head of HSEQ to maintain and deliver Sustainability across the Barhale
Communication and meetings Attend client meetings and support their environmental initiatives
Maintain external liaison and learning, and circulate
Develop and deliver environmental ½ day and full training courses
Reporting and analysis Identify environmental good practice for inclusion in Company communications
Monitor and review environmental performance data to drive improvements
Undertake site inspections and audits to programme
Undertake incident investigation to learn lessons and implement improvements
Key measures & targets: Undertake minimum of four site visits per month
Assist in maintaining CEMARS accreditation
Assist in maintaining accreditation to ISO50001 energy standard
Assist in maintaining accreditation to ISO14001 standard
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Key relationships: Head of HSEQ
Quality & Systems Advisor
HSEQ Advisors
Regional Managers, Operations Managers, Contracts Managers and Site Agents Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential Substantial experience in a similar role, but maybe looking for the next step into a lead role
Environmental degree (or equivalent) or experience of on or off site support in construction,
infrastructure or consultancy sectors, or associated industries
Effective communicator with excellent presentation and report writing skills
An excellent team player, demonstrating the ability to liaise with all levels of staff including
senior managers and operatives
Desirable Experience in a similar sector, ideally gained through working with or for a water company
Affiliate or Associate IEMA or equivalent qualification
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 Company car/car allowance  5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to careers@barhale.co.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.
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