Environmental Clerk of Works

Posted 19 June 2024
Salary Market related
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameLuke Clifford

Job description

Environmental Clerk of Works required for contract basis on a major highways improvement scheme in the South West Wales area.
The Environmental Clerk of Works will work closely with the project managers across the region. In this role you will provide advice on ecological and environmental areas during the final phases of the project. Typical issues include protected species, pollution, surface water management, material management, air quality and noise.
Your responsibilities will include:
·Providing continued site checks for notable and protected species prior to clearance and destructive searches
·Monitoring sites and providing advice to the site construction teams regarding ecological constraints and mitigation solutions
·Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, planning conditions and associated documents (e.g. Construction Environment Management Plan - CEMP) and to help reduce risks and delays
·Being a key point of contact for client and stakeholder relationship, working closely with staff and contractors from several disciplines, notably ecologists, hydrologists, planners and engineers, to provide an integrated ECoW service
·Having a good understanding of wider of ECoW complex issues and the ability to liaise with other specialists
·Supervising contractors and ensuring compliance with protected species licence requirements and environmental protection measures
·Assist in the development, review and approval process were requested of environmental risk assessments / aspects and impacts and work package plans
·Investigate all environmental non-conformances and audit findings, making recommendations and supporting the delivery of suitable and adequate corrective and preventative actions required
You will have experience within a similar role, ideally on large civil engineering projects, whilst also holding the below experience and capabilities
·Experienced as an Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works (ECoW), particularly on large civil engineering projects
·Degree or Diploma in Ecology / Environmental discipline or other relevant qualification
·Have experience of a wide range of ecological issues relating to de-vegetation works, including protected species surveys and mitigation
·Good knowledge and experience of environmental and sustainability managements systems, such as ISO 14001, ISO50001, ISO20400, BS8001
·Full Member of CIEEM or equivalent
·Good cross business team working, with experience of influencing staff at all levels and being able to communicate this both written and verbally
·Experienced in the use of Microsoft office (word, excel PowerPoint)
For more information please click APPLY NOW or call Luke Clifford at Carrington West on 02393876011