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Environmental Compliance Advisor

Employer
EKFB
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

About The Role
EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe's latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB Are looking for a successful candidate to:

Be responsible for assisting the Environmental Design Lead in ensuring design are compliant with the Environmental Statement and the project Undertakings and Assurances commitments in collaboration with the wider design team, including engineering disciplines.
Assist in the management of design changes required as the project matures.
Ensure that the requirements of the Environmental Minimum Requirements and the Environmental Statement are complied with and are delivered.
Assess environmental effects of the design and mitigation proposals present in the environmental designs to avoid or reduce environmental effects.
Work with Planners and the Engineering team to ensure that the programme is effectively communicated and collaboratively work to ensure that environmental timescales are built into the programme and risk is understood.
Ensure that the Engineering team and any Supply Chain understand the environmental aspects and impacts and what action is required of them.
Establish and maintain a programme for reporting and demonstrating compliance with applicable legislation and industry best practice.
Assist with the implementation of BS EN ISO14001 certification and audit against the standard and internal procedures.
Support supply chain activities to raise environmental and sustainability standards.
Work in collaboration with the wider Environmental Team, client, designers, community, stakeholder and public relations managers to ensure the programme is achieved.
Lead by example and promote good practice relating to environmental management & sustainability, sharing best practice and learning.

About The Candidate
Degree [or similar] level qualification in engineering/ environment or other relevant field.
Full UK Driving Licence.
Membership of an appropriate professional body working towards chartered status.
Willing to assist with the management of other environmental disciplines.
Strong stakeholder management skills with experience of influencing and negotiating with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and the ability to extract key points and communicate this to others.
Experience of driving improvements to systems and processes.
Good inter-personal skills and be able to develop and maintain good relationships and networks.

About The Company
EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe's latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today.

In return, we're offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application.
Pre-employment checks:
It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.
NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)
Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project
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