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Ecological Clerk of Works

Fawkes && Reece South



£42000 - £52000/annum


Posted: 14/05/2022

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Fawkes & Reece South are working with an established principal civil engineering contractor who are seeking a Clerk of Works to look after the ecological aspects of their projects. They work on a range of infrastructure projects including highways and rail. Their projects are worth up to £5m on behalf of local authorities and private clients in the Southwest. Scope of works can also include footpaths, drainage and any other infrastructure.

Your role will be to provide advice on environmental and ecological areas during the construction phases of the project. Typical issues will include air quality, noise pollution, surface water, protected species management, material management. Your duties will include (but not limited to) :

Supervising contractors and ensuring compliance with environmental protection measures and license requirements for protected species

Liaising with other specialists and the Environmental Advisor to raise issues and providing solutions

Being the key point of contact for clients and other stakeholders

Ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation and any associated documents i.e Construction Environment Management Plan (CEMP)

Monitoring sites and providing advice to the site teams regarding any ecological constraints

Continuously providing site checks for any notable and protected species regarding any ecological constraints and mitigation solutions

Managing your own time to ensure that work is delivered in timeRequirements including certificates and qualifications:

Experience working as a Clerk of Works on civil engineering projects

Degree or Diploma in Ecology or any other environmental discipline/related subjects

Good knowledge and experience of systems such as ISO 20400, ISO 14001, ISO 5001 & BS 8001

Have experience or understanding of ecological issues including de vegetation works, mitigation and protected species surveys

Membership of CIEEM or equivalent

Ecological or Environmental Clerk of Work membership would be advantageous

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment, opportunities to progress whatever stage of your career as well as a package that gives you security and recognises your contribution to the business. You will also get the opportunity to work on one of the UK's most exciting projects.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Malvin at Fawkes & Reece Southampton or use the link below

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