Ecologist

  • Job Reference: 2494
  • Date Posted: 20 February 2024
  • Location: Bridgwater - Saltlands Lane, Saltlands Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3JG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for an Ecologist to join our Environment team based in Somerset.

Location: Bridgewater, Somerset

Contract: Permanent

What will you be responsible for?

As an Ecologist, you'll be working within the Regional Civils team, supporting them in ensuring that construction activities comply with environmental regulations and targets set in the Environment Action Plan whilst adhering to Kier procedures.

Your day to day will include:

  • Liaising with site teams, clients, stakeholders and the wider environmental team and effective communication of ecological requirements to project team to ensure programme delays are avoided.
  • Assist in managing legislative and planning compliance for Kier and the client and to conduct site inspections to monitor and record compliance with site, Kier and client procedures, including protected species, invasive species, pollution.
  • Carrying out environment tool box talks and site inductions, ensuring we are kept up to date with the most recent changes in environment law.
  • Interpret data and writing detailed reports, assisting site teams with sustainability, carbon and waste reporting.
  • Implementing ecological enhancements and records of enhancements to be communicated.

What are we looking for?

This role of Ecologist is great for you if:

  • You have the relevant Environmental qualification, degree or equivalent.
  • Have proven interest and knowledge of sustainability and the environment.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier