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Breagh Recruitment
22 Cherryville Road
Armagh BT62 1RW
Tel: +44(0)2838897882

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Junior Environmental Advisor / Officer

Location: Ipswich, uk - Rotational
Entered: 16 Dec 2018
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Duration: Permanent
Who you’ll be working for:
With almost 50 years experience working on heavy civil projects, offices across the UK and Ireland, working as a Top Tier, Civil Main Contractor on major projects. Due to a number of large projects in the East Anglia region, we have a current opportunity for a Junior Environmental Advisor to join our client, initially on a project in Ipswich.
A permanent role, working a 5 day week, with travel and accommodation provided, candidates from Ireland and the UK would be considered for this role.
What you’ll need to have:
We require a degree qualified Environmental advisor with 1-2 years experience as an environmental advisor / environmental officer to support the growth and capability of our clients site teams, preferably with heavy civil experience, working with a main contractor.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and motivated with good communication skills and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
It is vital that you are able to demonstrate a pragmatic and proactive approach to problem-solving, especially across construction sites, whilst delivering their technical expertise and liaising with site management and clients representatives as appropriate.
What you’ll be doing:
You will be required to undertake pre-construction surveys and site supervision work for major infrastructure developments, maintaining and developing strong client relationships and supporting the wider organisation as required. The vast majority of your work will be field-based although there will also be reporting and graphics components to the role.
The ideal candidate will have the following capabilities:
  • Experience of heavy civils (Water, Telecoms, Renewable, Roads, etc)  
  • Experience of pre-construction ecological survey
  • Site-supervision skills and awareness of cross-discipline constraint management on a construction site (i.e. including ecology, archaeology, water management etc.)
  • Knowledge of UK & European environmental legislation relevant to construction sites (particularly those pertaining to nature conservation)
  • Site Safety Audits & Visits
  • Experience of working on infrastructure projects in peatland or similar
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Proven client liaison skills
  • Experience teamwork skills and strong work ethic
  • Hold a valid driving licence and CSCS card
  • Qualifications or expertise in Health and Safety would be a major asset
What you’ll get in return:
An excellent package will be put in place for the successful candidate, with a salary that reflects your experience and abilities to date. Salary will be in the region of £25,000 – £35,000 dependent on experience.
How to apply:
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to Cathal McKeever, or call us now on +44(0)7724790015
The Breagh Team
Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.
Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, Safety officers, Safety advisors, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK 


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