Environmental Advisor
£35k - £50k + benefits

Environmental Advisor

Ref: 265| Posted: 27th Nov 2023

Environmental Advisor  - Construction - Midlands & South West / South Wales

(Flexible to be based out of West / East Mids office or South West / South Wales)On

(On site 3 days a week, office or working from home 2 days a week).

Reputable Tier 1 Building Main Contractor.

Job Role:

The role is to provide environmental assistance and advice to pre-construction and construction operations. Seeking someone who is self motivated, good at communicating through various media and who is able to fit into multiple site teams with ease.

Location:  Role is to cover the South West of England, West Midlands and Wales



  • Ensure training courses are kept up to date and aligned with industry standards / Deliver environmental training / Provide mentoring to new staff where appropriate / Provide and deliver Toolbox talks


  • Liaise with Environmental Advisors and Health and Safety Advisors
  • Attend Business System Review/team/client Meetings as required
  • Compose reports for Senior Leadership Meetings
  • Draft and distribute alerts, posters and newsletters 
  • Attend Client Environmental Forums
  • Attend Industry organisations, e.g. CECA, BUILD UK

Project Assistance:

  • Regular site inspection for each site
  • Technical support relating to implementation of management systems on site, sustainability performance and legal compliance.
  • Liaison with environmental regulators on behalf of site teams.
  • Support in complying with other environmental related requirements (e.g. planning conditions, client requirements, BREEAM / CEEQUAL).

Winning Work: Assist with Tenders and Prequalification as requested

  • External Audits:
  • Assist in preparation and presentation for external audit


  • Ensure environmental processes are up to date, relevant and fit for purpose
  • Communicate any changes to management system
  • Highlight and communicate Best Practice


To be considered for this Environmental Advisor role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Previous environmental management role preferably in Construction
  • Previous experience of delivering training
  • Up to date knowledge of UK environmental Legislation
  • Knowledge of Environmental Management Systems
  • Degree in environmental management or equivalent - highly desirable 
  • strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Computer literate
  • Full UK Driving Licence with flexibility to cover a large geographic region and attend sites regularly
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to form good working relationships with multi-disciplined teams 
  • Able to work autonomously and manage own commitments/diary/scheduling. 
  • Previous employment with a main contractor, sub contractor or Consultancy.
  • Previous employment in an Environmental Advisor, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Manager or similar role.


The successful Environmental Advisor will receive:

-£35,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
-Car /Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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