Posted 13 January 2023
Salary £28k - 34k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Carrington West are pleased to offer this outstanding vacancy with one of the most innovative and progressive consultancies in the civil engineering / highway engineering market.
The role of Ecologist offers the successful candidate a chance to work on local environmental schemes. The role involves providing specialist expertise on ecology to internal and external clients to support the delivery of environmental services and collaborative projects across the Design and Consultancy teams.
Day to day job objectives:
·Undertake ecological assessments including habitat and protected species surveys and the production of reports to achieve quality, programme and financial targets that meet customer and stakeholder requirements.
·Contribute to the growth of the ecological service within the Environmental Consultancy, identifying opportunities for development and identifying market opportunity to support achievement of business plan objectives.
·Provide expert ecological advice to colleagues, clients or third parties to support compliance with legislation and delivery of complex and large-scale projects across the organisation or externally.
·Undertake the design and delivery of ecological mitigation schemes, including provision of ecological clerk of works role for internal and external clients to achieve successful delivery and implementation of projects, and adherence to legislative and industry best practice.
·Provide specialist ecology support to Nottinghamshire County Council Planning department and other Planning Authorities, including undertaking the role of expert witness at planning/public inquiry, to ensure proposals are compliant with ecology focused planning legislation and national and local policies.
·Manage communication and liaison with clients and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including members of the public and elected Members to facilitate project delivery and maintain positive company reputation.
What experience you will need:
·Relevant degree and be eligible for full CIEEM membership with demonstrable post qualification experience / knowledge gained through practical experience in an ecological consultancy environment.
·Accomplished and broad background in ecological survey methods and assessment techniques, holding at least one Natural England protected species licence
·Proven experience of working as Ecological Clerk of Works on construction sites
·Proven experience of undertaking Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and producing high quality Ecological Impact Assessments and other technical reports
·Strong ICT skills with specialist computer applications such as GIS software packages and MS Office.
·Experience of preparing fee proposals for ecological services, including financial monitoring and control across a range of projects.
·Experience of providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives
What you will get in return:
This is not only a great opportunity to work on local environmental projects, but one where you will have a real opportunity to help influence the outcome of the projects in the team for years to come.
A culture that helps you to achieve your full potential with clear, structured mentoring, investment and feedback.
A competitive salary - not just to attract you to the business but also to recognise your on-going contribution and capabilities.
They also provide a leading pension scheme, and various perks and wellbeing initiatives to ensure you are properly looked after during your time with the business.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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