Environment Specialist (Ecologist

Posted about 2 years ago
Location West Midlands
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £32,000 - £36,000 plus benefits
Sector Transport / Logistics
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 21 August 2015
At the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway, Network Rail’s involved in some of the most diverse engineering project’s this country’s ever seen. Infrastructure Projects re-launched as a regionally based business unit of Network Rail in April 2012. In addition to regional delivery units, its scope also includes a UK wide Signalling Division which is dedicated to the design, renewal and enhancement of the UK's signalling network. Your focus will be on advising project teams on environmental issues to ensure each project is completed with the least amount of upset and disturbance to the environment. That will involve monitoring all forms of required consents and evidence of works being completed in a manner that satisfies the conditions set out by consent granting bodies. It will also involve having input in respect of planning projects regarding environmental specialisms, e.g. archaeology, ecology and heritage matters related to listed buildings. Helping to identify and approve environmental design requirements; carrying out risk based inspections and supporting environment monitoring and incident investigation – all are elements of this highly varied role. Educated to degree level in environmental management and a member of IEMA, you’re used to undertaking environmental assessments and identifying risk. You also have in-depth knowledge of environmental legislation and a track record of working with regulatory bodies such as EA or SPEA. Outstanding presentation and information management skills are key, as is the ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and influence at all levels. Above all, you’re keen to work on a landmark project and help deliver an environmentally friendly railway infrastructure. To apply, please click on the apply button to visit our website. Closing date: 21 August 2015. We will be conducting interviews for this role on 1 September. Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are ‘two ticks’ accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.