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Environmental Advisor - HS2

  • Salary: £32500.00 - £48500.00 per annum
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Highways & Transport, Housing & Build & Civils, Rail , Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 389670MPS

Job description

Environmental Advisor - HS2

This is a great opportunity to join a booming and stable business in the current climate. HS2 is the project to get on right now and my client is looking for someone to progress their career throughout the project.

Main purpose of the role:

Provide support and advice to operational teams on all aspects of environmental management, developing environmental documentation, meeting legal and company standards and helping deliver a culture of continual improvement. Understand and work with Clients and Regulators to ensure their environmental requirements are complied with. Support on site mitigation, sustainability of works and engagement with local stakeholders and members of the public.

Key Accountabilities:

* Provide advice and support to operational teams on environmental matters
* Develop and maintain local environmental management and sustainability plans
* Maintain relationships with regulators, clients and subcontractors
* Develop and maintain relationships with local stakeholders
* Investigate and report incidents to the HSES Manager and Project Management
* Ensure the environmental management system is maintained in line with changing standards and legislation and Client requirements.
* Ensure on site compliance with environmental legislation and coach teams in applying controls and mitigations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Deliver value adding environment projects and support ecological enhancements
* Liaise with client, regulatory bodies and subcontractors on matters of environmental management and sustainability.
* Produce and update environmental management plans and environmental risk assessments
* Provide on-site advice to operations and design teams on environmental management, compliance and project specific mitigation measures including pollution control and ecology protection
* Investigate environmental incidents and support the business to implement controls to prevent repeat occurrence
* Support the Bid Team by reviewing client tender documents and providing detailed responses such as environmental management plans.
* Ensure implementation of the project environmental management systems on project sites
* Be aware of any changes to standards and legislation and where applicable recommend changes to systems and processes
* Deliver environmental training, toolbox talks and undertake onsite coaching
* Produce internal and external reports as required, e.g. case studies, environmental performance.
* Support and conduct audit and assurance activities including facilitating external audits by clients and certification bodies
* Assist in the development and production of key performance indicators and management reports
* Other duties as required

Skills Required:


* Strong knowledge of environment management
* Educated to degree level in Environmental Science, Environmental Management
* Practical experience and knowledge of environmental legislation, ecology mitigation, environmental licences and consent applications and regulators
* Understanding of ecological matters and environmental law
* PIEEM, or IEMA Membership
* Commercial awareness
* Full UK driver's licence and flexibility to travel
* Understanding of the utilities/construction/civil engineering operating environment
* Literate in MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook and supporting software packages
* Good interpersonal skills


* Internal environmental auditor qualification
* Competent ecological surveyor for protected species
* Master's degree in relevant field
* NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent
* Knowledge of the Construction and Civil Engineering Industry

To apply, please get in touch with Matt Purkis from Anderselite by sending your CV and contact details in response to this advert.

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