Senior Ecologist

Senior Ecologist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £37000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: negotiable

  • Contact:

    Curtis Sanderson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8958

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Ecologist to join a Tier 1 highways construction Contractor based in the West Midlands.

About the role:
  • Advise and train Highways colleagues on ecological matters
  • Liaise and report to non-statutory and statutory environmental bodies
  • Undertake ecological assessment work as part of EIA (Highways Act) and AIES
  • Apply for and manage licences and consents
  • Implement ecology- related strategic documents such as management plans
  • Undertake site walkovers and surveys of the network including extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys
  • Liaise with designers and contractors regarding ecological elements of schemes
  • Design and supervise the implementation of mitigation
  • Supervise sub-contractors and in-house teams working on ecologically sensitive areas
  • Project management of ecological schemes
About you:
  • The successful candidate will work within a team and lead on managing ecological risk within Highway related projects
  • Relevant degree and experience of ecology in the construction industry
  • Experience of working with protected species
  • Holding some licenses such as GCN and/or bat licence essential. Support will be provided towards any further licencing
  • Liaise with Environmental Bodies and help to create strategic direction in highways contracts
Key Benefits:
  • Market leading salary
  • Pension matched up to 7.5%
  • Free life assurance
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible working
  • Cycle2Work schemes
For any further detail surrounding the role and/or Client, please click ‘Apply’, or contact Curtis Sanderson (Principal Consultant) on 0151 666 8958.

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