Environmental Consultant
West Yorkshire
£40k - £55k + Benefits

Environmental Consultant

Ref: 489| Posted: 10th May 2024

Environmental Manager - Construction / Building / Civils – Yorkshire / East Mids Sites + Remote Work.


Ideal opportunity for someone already with previous main contractor employment (not essential) or Ecologists and Environmental Consultants also considered with a view of transferring experience over to main contractor side - good opportunity for career progression.

 Mix of visiting sites predominately in Yorkshire and some East midlands.

Also with a mix of remote work.


One of UK’s most successful and reputable Tier 1 Building Main Contractors.


What Makes This Company Great?

-One of the UK's leading Tier 1 building contractors.

-Very busy and stable pipeline of work.

-Diverse range of projects including Commercial, PRS, hotels, Industrial / Logistics building and Civils / Highways.

-Multi million pound projects.

-Flexible working.

-Great place for training and progression

-Very low staff turnover.

Would you be open to find out more about what else makes them stand out as one of, if not the BEST employers in construction? - then apply today.


Role & Duties:

Reporting to: Senior Environmental Manager


As Environmental Manager your duties will include:

-Providing specialist environmental support for bid / tender submissions.

-Providing detailed support during the preconstruction phase to ensure projects consider and plan for

environmental and sustainability best practice.

-Undertaking pre-start checks by reviewing preconstruction information and assessing areas of risk and appropriate mitigation measures.

-Applying for necessary environmental regulatory permissions.

-Developing environmental risk assessments.

-Developing Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMPs).

-Developing supplementary project specific environmental management plans (e.g., Water Management Plans and Nuisance Management Plans), wherever needed.

-Reviewing and improving environmentally high-risk method statements.

-Providing specialist environmental support to our project teams during the construction phase.

-Monitoring environmental performance against the requirements of the company Environmental Policies and standards.

-Supporting the Senior Environmental Manager in setting the agenda for company environmental performance improvement across all operational sectors.

-Conducting environmental incident investigations and liaising with regulatory bodies in the management of environmental incidents as well as communicating lessons learned across the business.

-Supporting the maintenance of the company environmental management system.

-Supporting working groups (e.g., sustainability groups) to enhance the strategic environmental and

sustainability objectives and commitments.

-Providing specialist support to operational teams concerning relevant changes to environmental legislation.

-Ensuring compliance with legislation, company standards and ISO 14001 requirements and best practice through regular audits, reporting and coaching.

-Influencing the supply chain to comply with company environmental requirements, policies and best practice initiatives.

-Supporting third party environmental audits to ensure compliance.

-Developing and disseminating environmental good practice initiatives by undertaking regular CPD sessions e.g., webinars; forums; training courses; regular supply chain engagement.

-Delivering environmental training to operational and support teams e.g., spill response / SEATS.

-Disseminating relevant environmental information and innovation across the company i.e., developing environmental alerts / bulletins / regulatory updates.

-Supporting operational teams in the effective implementation of all relevant regulatory permissions e.g., environmental permits; consents; exemptions.

-Supporting site teams to conduct environmental performance monitoring e.g., water, dust, noise.

-Be the point of contact and support to operational teams, as required, with site visits as required.



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

  • Previous environmental management role preferably in Construction or Civil Engineering
  • 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 visit sites in Yorkshire and the East Midlands.
  • 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, local authority or consultancy.
  • Previous employment in an Environmental Advisor, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Manager or similar role. Alternatively also open to consider Ecologists or Environmental Consultants (Or similar roles) transferring experience over.



The successful Environmental Manager will receive:

-£40,000 - £55,000 basic salary (Dependent on experience)
-Car Allowance

-Competitive Pension

-Bonus (Excellent track record of paying)


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

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