Ecologist

Recruiter
VGC
Location
Aylesbury
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ecologist - 9 month contract

Project - HS2 Enabling Works

Salary - £(Apply online only) per day - Dependant on experience

Location - Birmingham

My client are one of the joint ventures that have been contracted to conduct the HS2 Enabling works for Phase One of the project. They are currently looking for a qualified Ecologist to join their team.

Description of activities to be undertaken:

* To provide ecological support to the Fusion team and have responsibilities under the following work packages:
* Area Wide Surveys
* Coordinate:
* Ecological surveys, Environmental surveys, Other surveys as required
* Area Wide Environmental
* Oversee:
* Creation of mitigation sites, Oversee planting, Invasive species surveys, Site clearance, Ground remediation
* General/Other Work Packages
* To fulfil the role of Ecological Specialist and provide assurance and ensure compliance with WI2300 and relevant Technical Standards.
* Provide ecological support and input as required
* Coordinate ecological mitigation and completion of licence applications.

Qualifications required for the role:

Essential:

* Senior/principal ecologist with experience of working on design and construction phases of large-scale linear infrastructure projects
* Chartered ecologist/environmentalist or equivalent experience
* Management of subcontractors and teams of ecologists
* Experience in the planning process and dealing with local authorities
* EIA and EcIA experience
* Experience of implementing ecological mitigation
* Project management of complicated ecological survey and mitigation schemes

Desirable:

* Experience in No Net Loss of Biodiversity calculation/reporting
* Protected species licences

If you feel as if this is the role for you then apply now and we will get in contact to discuss the role for you.

We look forward to hearing from you

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