Ecological Clerk of Works

North Lanarkshire
25000.00 - 27500.00 GBP Annual
30 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Ecological Clerk of Works

Based: Glasgow

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

The Position

We are looking for an experienced Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) to join our Scotland Ecology Team, to work on an exciting infrastructure project. This is primarily a site-based post, on the West Coast of Scotland near Glasgow, involving detailed ecological surveys, protected species licencing and reporting.

We also have other EcoW opportunities, so we would be keen to hear from candidates interested in similar roles elsewhere in Scotland.

Key Responsibilities:

* Monitoring protected species on site;

* Liaison with construction site staff daily, through provision of tool box talks, attendance at site liaison meetings, and daily provide constructive advice on ecological protection measures and solutions;

* Maintaining records of ecological sensitivities, issues requiring action and advice provided, to ensure mitigation and legal requirements are met;

* Monitoring and advising on, pollution prevention measures;

Skills/Experience required:

* Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or significant on the job experience;

* Experience of applying ecological principles to construction projects and working knowledge of surveying and reporting

* Solid experience of working on Infrastructure or large construction sites, preferably in Scotland

* Competence in survey and mitigation design for protected species

* A comprehensive understanding of SEPA CAR Regulations, relevant guidance and environmental legislation

* Competency with standard MS Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook (GIS skills desirable)

What we offer you:

We provide a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself, to become part of RPS' highly respected ecology team. With over 10 years expertise providing EcoW support to clients across Scotland, we can give you access to expert support, and a pipeline of further infrastructure projects. We invest in our team to develop peoples' careers, to innovate, collaborate and through support in continuing professional development.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits

including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships

RPS Ecology:

At RPS, our Ecology Team work on a variety of projects, from resolving bat issues in individual homes to delivering all ecological surveys for large-scale complex commercial developments including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP). We undertake all aspects of ecological consultancy and ensure compliance with environmental regulations and statutory requirements.

We are a part of a leading global professional services firm that's 5,600 people strong, and which includes a team of over 200 ecologists worldwide. Working together, we define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world