Lead Environmental Advisor - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business. 

We are seeking to recruit a Lead Environmental Advisor to join our busy SHEQ team at Head Office in Southampton, where we are currently working on a variety of projects across all of our industry sectors. Reporting to the Head of SHEQ and working closely with the other Environmental Advisors, the SHEQ team and project teams, this role is office based predominantly with occasional project site visits.

We are keen to receive applications from individuals who are currently working as an Environmental Advisor, in either a Senior or Lead role. Working within the construction industry (specifically utilities/energy), would be advantageous as would having an understanding of the scope and purpose of Environmental Plans and Environmental Management Tools and Techniques as well as producing Environmental Performance Reports against Audit Criteria, Objectives / KPI’s, Contractual Requirements.

Duties include but are not limited to;

  • Supporting the Head of SHEQ in the production and publication of company procedures and supporting forms
  • Mentoring Environmental Advisors
  • Communicating Environmental requirements across the company
  • Monitoring and Measuring Management System effectiveness, includes Data/Root Cause Analysis, Auditing (corrective and improvement action) and Report Writing
  • Ensuring improvement actions are implemented and closed within agreed timescales
  • Environmental planning activities
  • Supply Chain assessments and monitoring
  • Supporting construction/project teams

Essential Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Currently or previously working as an Environmental Advisor
  • An ISO14001 or Environmental related Qualification
  • GCSE’s (A-C)/S grades (1-3) including English
  • Internal Auditor Trained (ISO14001 series preferred)
  • Report Writing/ Presentation Skills
  • Full driving licence and willingness to travel to sites with the UK

Desirable Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Working experience within/with the utilities, energy or petrochemical sectors
  • ISO14001/9001:2015 Trained
  • Project Management skills/experience

Key Skills/Attributes:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Time Management/Multi-tasking skills
  • Able to prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office and SharePoint)
  • High attention to detail/ accuracy
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Good written and spoken communication abilities


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Bike to Work Scheme

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to lynne.crawford@trant.co.uk or call 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion                                                    




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