Enviromental Consultant

Location
Warrington
Salary
Not specified
Posted
19 Jul 2018
Closes
16 Aug 2018
Ref
VR/3218089/JJ
Contact
Rail Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently searching for an environmental consultant to join a large design consultancy in Warrington. You will work on a joint venture delivering the highway asset management and maintenance services for Highways England on the strategic road network in Area 10.

This covers 500km of motorway and trunk road and 2200 structures throughout Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside and Southern parts of Lancashire

You will undertake the specialist technical surveys protected species and habit surveys to inform Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and develop sustainable solutions for individual schemes.

Role:

· Undertakes site visits and ensure designs minimise adverse impacts and maximise positive I, pacts generating sustainable designs
· Deliver the EIA in accordance with instructions agreed and ensure that assessment complies with Volume 11 of the Design Manual Roads and Bridges
· Utilise the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to ensure data informs future decision making
· Manage the environmental schemes and studies
· Provide the environmental support

Qualifications:

· Qualified to degree level – preferably Msc level in Environmental Science
· Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental management
· Good understanding of protected species legislation and delivery of specialist and protected species
· Environmental experience of delivery of environmental reports and environmental impact assessments within the infrastructure development sector
· Experience working with GIS databases and produce the detailed accurate maps
· Experience working with teams including designers, developers, regulators including liaison and consultation with statutory bodies, landowners and local authorities

This position has the option of being either permanent or contracting.

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