Environmental Advisor (Civils / Rail)

Recruiter
Alltek Recruitment
Location
Exeter
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About this Role: My client is a World Leading International Civil Engineering Contractor with several strategically placed offices throughout the UK. They have recently been awarded a large civil engineering rail depot project in the Exeter area. Project Comprises of: Site clearance A 3-road maintenance building with workshops and stores 3 storey office and welfare facilities for depot engineering and train crew operations personnel Automatic train-wash with associated buildings, plant and infrastructure All new and modified Permanent Way including switches, crossings, turntables in shed and buffers Fluids storage and delivery/disposal systems, associated plant buildings and bunding. This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a leading Construction Company. Your key activities will include: Set a personal example by adopting best practice. Identify and manage environmental planning requirements for projects. Monitor and develop environmental performance across the projects. Ensure environment issues are discussed at review meetings. Advice and guide managers, agents and others in setting up, implementing and maintaining environmental mitigation measures. Review RAMS and other construction documentation for compliance with project environmental requirements. Communicate and promote environment management ethos and concepts. Develop and deliver training and presentations. Foster good relationships with stakeholders - regulators (EA, LA's etc) / consultants and other supply chain specialists. Prepare / submit reports as required. Communicate best practice across the business. Carry out regular audits and inspections of sites, supply chain etc. Incident investigation and reporting. Mentor and coach staff with environment duties / responsibilities. Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time. Key Skills and Qualifications: Qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in an appropriate environmental discipline. Experience of Civil Engineering or Construction and large multidisciplinary projects preferred. Experience of driving and assessing sustainability. The ability to positively influence others. Adaptable team player with good initiative and strong problem solving skills. Enthusiastic, self-motivated with the ability to self-learn. Ability to multi-task and work under pressure. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking Requirements including certificates and qualifications: Degree in Environmental Sciences or equivalent subject A current CSCS Card and preferably a valid First Aid Certificate Some on-site UK work experience with a Construction Company Alltek specialise in build vacancies and is a leading recruitment consultancy in Southampton