The Environment Manager will:
- Be responsible for
maintaining the EMS .
- Ensure that staff and
contractors under their supervision are aware of and adequately
trained regarding the significant environmental aspects of their work
activities and the related EMS requirements.
- Ensure that adequate
training is provided related to EMS requirements.
- Implement or assign
corrective action as required in response to audit findings,
inspection or monitoring results, management reviews or incidence
- Coordinate and
participate in the annual EMS Management Reviews.
- Be responsible for
internal and external communications relevant to the EMS
- Conduct risk
assessments of identified environmental aspects.
- On an annual basis,
review significant environmental aspects, EMS
targets and objectives, the environmental policy, legislation and
external communications to assess the adequacy of current operational
controls related to the EMS and the need for changes to the EMS
- Ensure that legal
requirements relevant to the EMS are reviewed annually.
- Establish and
implement document control procedures for maintaining EMS
- Conduct or assign
responsibilities for EMS inspections and related documentation.
- Maintain current SOPs,
standards and guidelines within the EMS .
- Ensure that emergency
response procedures are periodically tested.
- Promptly investigate
all reportable spills and environmental incidences to ensure that
appropriate reporting, response and other legal and corporate
requirements have been met. Determine the cause of spills and
other incidences and ensure corrective and preventative measures are
implemented as required.
- Schedule and
coordinate internal and external EMS and environmental audits.
- Periodically review
monitoring results to ensure required data is being collected,
including related QA/QC or calibration results.
- In collaboration with
the IT Manager, revise EMS controls or programs and authorize system
access to official company users as needed.
- Ensure that an
environmental site assessment is completed by a qualified professional
at any site where contamination is suspected or sites which are being
closed or decommissioned.
- Maintain a registry of
- Assign responsibility
within the organization for maintenance of central EMS
electronic and hard copy files as required, including:
approvals and government agency correspondence relevant to the EMS
agreements with fuel,
chemical and waste contractors and suppliers for materials and activities
relevant to the EMS.
landfill and facility site
plans, monitoring data and records.
EMS forms, records, checklists, audit reports and