Environmental Inspector job in Leicester at Highways Agency

Environmental Inspector

Company: Highways Agency

Location: Penrith / Preston UK

Date Posted:Jan 11, 2018

The role Highways England is currently recruiting for an Environmental Specialist on a fixed term contract for 12 months based in Penrith.You will provide support to the engineers who contribute to Area 13's Asset Delivery forward programme by providing technical expertise in the scoping of asset specific risks and opportunities, while assuring adherence to defined asset policies and standards. The role includes input into Environmental Condition Inspections and other site survey workDay to day - Undertaking desk studies and site surveys including phase 1 and protected species for Value Management and technical survey - Determination risk and receptors for environmental / heritage / ecological features and design mitigation for impacts - Liaising with VM engineers and wider project team - Administration associated with assessments - electronic filing, hardcopy filing, archiving etc - Coordination and review of relevant Environmental Database layers issues to be reported to Senior Environmental Specialist - Input into scoping and assessment for large scale improvements and development control - Carrying out principal and specialist inspection where necessary - Carrying out environmental survey where necessary - Environmental Clerk of Works and environmental auditAbout you - Ability to analyse and interpret a range of field based results - Practical approach to the application of established methodologies - Familiarity with the engineering/construction industry - Broad environmental knowledge including air, water, noise, biodiversity, heritage and landscape - Standardised habitat survey methodologies (Phase 1, NVC etc.) - UK protected and invasive species - Key Environmental legislation - Faunal survey methodologies - UK species identification and taxonomy - Project management - Awareness of the application of Environmental Management Systems, ISO14001 etc. - Knowledge of species mitigation and environmental condition assessment - Driving licenseApplyingSo we can really get to know you and what you can offer please include a CV with your application.You're also encouraged to include a covering note explaining how you're a great match for us: so please tell us how your skills, experience and qualifications meet both the role, and Highways England, requirements.We're expecting this role to be popular, so we may need to close the advert early if response is strong so to avoid disappointment, please apply as soon as possibleHelp keep England moving. We look forward to hearing from you.For a full list of our vacancies please apply at recruitment.highways.gov.uk/ View full job description
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