Location
Chipping Warden
Vacancy Reference:
23676

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.

We're looking for a site based Senior Environmental Advisor to join the construction team in our Greatworth to Southam (G2S) section. This role will require regular travel to site and other sites within the Delivery Area.

You will be supporting the Section Environmental Manager and the Construction Team in ensuring all environmental, consents and sustainability matters, are implemented effectively.

You will be a part of the EKFB Environment Team but will work as an integrated member of the Section Construction Team and will advise and provide guidance to the Engineering Team on relevant issues and concerns, helping to facilitate construction in a compliant manner.

You will assist with monitoring, the production of and implementation of permits and consents, you will implement environmental construction compliance policy procedures; assist with regular reporting and attend site to ensure that controls are being implemented.

It is critical that you build effective relationships with other EKFB team members and stakeholders.

You will support the team, promoting good practice relating to environmental management, environmental consenting, sustainability, sharing best practice and learning.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a relevant qualification such as BSc (or equivalent) in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Management or related subjects. 
  • You will have experience as an environmental advisor on a Construction or Civil Engineering project.
  • You will have a good understanding of UK legislation and practical control of water pollution, waste management, ecology, soils and air quality.
  • Ideally, you will have a good understanding of chemistry as you may be involved in sampling and analysing lab samples.
  • Experience of monitoring and management for issues such as air quality, noise and water would be beneficial.
  • You will have good written and presentation skills.

About Us


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.

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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