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Environmental Manager

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23 Jul 2021

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About The Role
EKFB are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking and collaborative Environmental Manager. We need your skills to enable the development process. We want to ensure that environmental risks are identified early and solutions integrated seamlessly into the project design and its construction.
You will be responsible for maintaining developing and implementing the project environmental management system. We'll also need you to develop and provide environmental training for all project personnel to include induction, toolbox talks and specific training for personnel with specific environmental responsibilities. We need someone to ensure that current and future environmental legislation is identifies and its requirements are incorporated into management systems. We'll also need you to ensure we are compliant with environmental legal, contractual requirements and consents.

Coordination with other contractors regarding cumulative impacts on work sites where there are multiple contractors is another key responsibility as well as making sure suitable environmental resources are allocated to the project.

About The Candidate
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Appropriate experience of environmental management on construction projects including site experience
Good current knowledge and practical experience of legal requirements and how to comply with them, including archaeology, air quality, noise and vibration, surface and groundwater, contaminated land, waste, ecology and built heritage
Good knowledge and practical experience of developing, implementing and improving Environmental Management Systems compliant with ISO14001
Experience of obtaining and complying with environmental consents
Lead Auditor qualification; preferably be a registered auditor with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (or equivalent recognised competent body)
Be an associate member or full member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (or equivalent recognised competent body)

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.

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.
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)
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