senior ecologist - birmingham in west midlands

job type
£ 30,000 per year
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job details

west midlands
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 30,000 per year
reference number
JE - 7252
0121 212 7790
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job description

Job Purpose:

To be responsible for ecological issues in the framework areas. Liaise with Environmental Bodies. Help to create strategic direction. Identify, develop and project manage ecological schemes.

Carry out walkovers to undertake extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys. Facilitate works in designated areas, applying for licences and consents. Undertake ecological assessment work including statutory assessment under the Clients Act and Assessment of Implications on European Sites. Deliver awareness training and toolbox talks.

Key Responsibilities:

* Liaise with non-statutory and statutory environmental bodies.
* Site walkovers and assisting with surveys of the network.
* Identify and develop ecological schemes.
* Project management of ecological schemes.
* Production of reports where appropriate.
* Undertake ecological assessment work as part of the clients regulations.
* Implement ecology- related strategic documents such as management plans.
* Liaise with designers and contractors regarding ecological elements of schemes.
* Design and supervise the implementation of mitigation.
* Apply for licences and consents.
* Deliver training and toolbox talks.
* Supervise sub-contractors and in-house teams working on ecologically sensitive works.
* Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with all legal requirements via the processes set out in the Health and Safety Procedures Manual.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

* Relevant degree and experience of ecology in the construction industry.
* Experience of working with protected species.
* Highways experience preferred
* Holding some licenses such as GCN and/or bat licence essential.

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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