Environmental Technician Role Def - Winterton

Role Definition
Technician – N Lincs
Company Background
FCC Environment (FCC Environment is the trading name for FCC Environment
(UK) Limited and FCC Environment Services (UK) Limited) is a leading UK waste
and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a
strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision
is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a
sustainable future.
FCC Environment’s core business centers on collection, resource recovery and
renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial
customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers,
our business is grouped into five core services:
Municipal services – household waste collection, street cleansing, parks
and gardens maintenance.
Business waste solutions –waste collection and recycling services for
small and large companies.
Recycling – material recycling facilities, household waste recycling
Green energy –recovery of energy from waste.
Waste Processing –industrial waste treatment, hazardous wastes and
landfill disposal.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ
around 2,500 employees. We recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.
FCC Environment is part of the FCC Group which is a leading international
infrastructure, environmental services and green energy company present in
more than 50 countries with 90,000 employees.
Role Purpose
To carry out and manage all environmental monitoring in an efficient and safe
manner in compliance with the company’s duty of care, permit and any other
environmental and safety requirements.
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To ensure that leachate is managed and controlled in an efficient, safe and cost
effective manner in compliance with the Company’s duty of care, permit,
environmental and safety requirements.
Key Responsibilities
To undertake all environmental monitoring including (but not limited to)
gas, water, and leachate, in accordance with an approved work schedule,
reflecting the company’s Health and Safety requirements, permit and any
other environmental requirements.
Manage all environmental monitoring data, to include the use of MP5
database. Validate laboratory analysis data and liaise with laboratory to
ensure effective performance of the contract.
To support the Environment Manager with the production of factual
environmental reports for the regulator to the requirements and timescales
of the site permits.
Ensure breaches of assessment, control and trigger levels are reported to
the Environment Manger in a timely manner.
Monitor and where necessary maintain environmental control systems
(including leachate and gas).
Supervise contractors involved in the installation or maintenance of
environmental infrastructure.
Maintain company equipment ensuring all is calibrated to manufacturer
Maintain all environmental and leachate infrastructure ensuring it is fit for
Have input into special projects as required, such as pump tests and site
Support regional and site staff in the development of remedial strategies
based upon issues indicated by monitoring programmes.
Undertake all reporting in accordance with the group standards and permit
Continually seek improvements to environmental compliance.
Implementation of DSEAR compliance practices.
Awareness of Emergency and other safety procedures.
Conduct and report site environmental inspections.
Support Regional and Environment Manager with any other work.
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Qualifications and Experience (preferred)
May be educated to degree level but otherwise with a proven track record
in an environmental or leachate role.
Proficient Maths and English capabilities.
Driving Licence essential.
Comfortable with digital data management including use of digital
equipment and computer software.
Experience of waste industry and/or environmental monitoring preferred.
Evidence of the ability to undertake physically demanding work in all
weather conditions.
Personal Qualities
Commitment and determination to meet personal objectives.
Strong drive and resilience to undertake regular monitoring works on site
in all weather conditions.
Ability to work collaboratively at site level with operational, technical and
managerial staff, adding value to the decision making process.
Willing to take the initiative and accept responsibility for day to day
management of environmental control infrastructure.
Awareness of own safety and how ones actions impact of the safety of
others. Conscientious in the implementation of Health and Safety
procedures, policy, and other requirements.
Able to work alone and on-site for extended periods in accordance with
FCC procedures.
Ability to re-evaluate priorities, responding quickly and positively to change
is imperative.
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Confident to communicate with regulators and other stakeholders, and
refer queries to the relevant responsible person within FCC.
Sufficiently resilient and robust to effectively manage third parties/
Can demonstrate success at influencing others at site operational level.
Will contribute to the wider Environment team in a capacity of adding value
to the decision making process.
Other Information
Location – Winterton Landfill, with regional travel covering other sites as required.
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