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Environmental Advisor - construction

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £25k - 35k per year + car/allowance, pension, bonus per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Construction
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 28 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394977CQN

Environmental Advisor - civil engineering, building, rail - well-established, privately owned tier one contractor. £32-£35k+car/car allowance, pension, bonus scheme. Excellent training and development opportunities with support for extra qualiications, if you fit some but not all criteria, training will be proividing within a supportive and dynamic Environmental team. 

Based in South Wales/South West England, you will be multi-site across a number of construction projects in the region, supporting site teams to deliver projects in line with Environmental objectives.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Assist in the project application of the Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 50001
Head advisor for environmental issues on projects including design and construction stages
Integrate and Manage contractors working on the project under Principal Contractor Role
Manage early schemes through the Environment Impact Assessment process to obtain planning permission prior to works and satisfy planning requirements
Advise projects to ensure that all identified Risks and Opportunities are managed
Principal advisor for implementation of environmental sustainability standards on the projects including BREEAM and CEEQUAL
Liaise with stakeholders to obtain licenses and consents for individual contracts and ensure compliance with these at all times.
Provide support to the project teams to ensure all Management Plans, and associated documentation are produced in accordance with the project programme
Deliver environment and sustainability training to all levels within the project team
Carry out key project environmental inspections/audits
Regularly review the environmental files, to ensure correct completion and filing of records in accordance with the project programme.
Review ongoing environmental issues on projects to make sure work is being completed in accordance with the relevant standards, legislation and contract requirements.
Ensuring environmental minimum requirements are met with the adoption and sharing of best practise and lessons learned shared across the business/industry.
Act as a role model for the client’s vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with the client’s ways of working. Encourage and support others to do so.
Actively pursue staff to close out actions and supply requirements.
Manage subcontractors and specialist consultants to ensure their compliance with project requirements
Carry out incident investigations to assess root causes of incidents and share lessons learned within the business.
Ensuring accurate reporting of periodic Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
Carry out inspections, audits and third party audits on suppliers.
Represent the Client and business at public engagement sessions
Liaise with the community to look for engagement opportunities and mediate issues.

Person Specification
Degree in an Environmental discipline or IEMA associate or foundation certification
Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
An effective communicator with confidence to speak in a wide range of audiences
Organised with good time management skills
Able to work on their own initiative
Enthusiastic, motivated, hardworking and conscientious.
Computer literate with excellent report writing skills