arboriculturalist - tree surgeon - arborist - hs2 in birmingham

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birmingham, west midlands
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Are you an experienced Arboriculturalist looking to work on the most exciting project the UK has seen for a century?

If so then HS2 is for you! Our client, one of the main JV's is looking for an experienced Arboriculturalist to join their team. Read on for what will be required...

Description of activities and duties to be undertaken:

* Have experience of undertaking and managing the delivery of tree surveys in accordance with BS5837: 2012, including the preparation and review of task / site specific Arboricultural Method Statements.
* Have experience in undertaking tree safety assessments and provide and prioritise recommendations appropriate to the management context.
* Experienced in undertaking large scale tree surveys, managing survey outputs and delivery of survey outputs to client including timber value.
* Have experience of undertaking and managing the design, delivery, audit and post planting management of planting specifications in accordance with Series 3000 MCHW, British Standards and project specific Environmental Statement.
* Critically analyse third party tree surveys and associated reports to ensure they conform to client specification.
* Input technical advice and provide colleagues with guidance on tree management issues. To include appraisal and verification of designs, method statements and site activities.
* Be able to produce individual tree and woodland management plans to meet client requirements. This should include the management of veteran / ancient trees and ancient woodland.
* Be able to present outline mitigation strategies to ensure EPS and their habitats can be managed and perpetuated for the long term.
* Design and review of tree management plans to appropriate industry best practice and project standards.
* Be able to implement the project specific requirements set by HS2. This will require the review and application of HS2 technical standards and other associated documentation.
* Be aware of, and able to implement the recommendations of the relevant British Standards and other codes of practice relevant to their area of expertise.
* Be able to work in response to the requirements of project specific Undertakings & Assurances and liaise with Non-Governmental Organisations.
* Possess excellent communication skills, with ability to prioritise own workload and work to tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
* Able to work effectively within a dynamic work environment.
* Be able to react to a fluid work environment and provide strategic documentation to achieve project outcomes.
* Be experienced in liaison with diverse range of Stakeholders.
* Be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
* Proficient at writing reports, presentations and site / task specific documentation
* Ensure all work conforms to relevant Health and Safety standards
* Manage project planning and subcontractors

Minimum Qualifications:

* Level 3 or above qualification in Arboriculture
* LANTRA certificate of competence in Professional Tree Inspection
* Achieved or working towards Technical Membership of the Arboricultural Association
* Full UK Driving Licence
* Able to work within the natural environment in both clement and inclement conditions
* Documented experience of above duties and activities for a minimum of 5 years

If you are interested in this role then apply now or contact Connor in the Birmingham office!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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