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Senior Environmental Advisor

East of England
City Town:
Cambridge and Peterborough
Construction & Property
18 Jun 2021
Vacancy Type:
About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Advisor to work on our Highways Term Maintenance  Contract contract in Cambridge and Peterborough.

As the Senior Environmental Advisor you will be part of our Environment Team who are responsible for supporting delivery of construction projects and support successful environmental management 

As the Senior Environmental Advisor you will supporting delivery of construction projects and support successful environmental management across Cambridge and Peterborough. Line Manage the Design Environmental Advisor based on the contract. Deliver the contract carbon strategy and other environmental improvement projects.

As the Senior Environmental Advisor your duties & responsibilities will be: 

  • Supporting delivery of construction projects for the contracts, providing technical environmental advice, direction, support and assistance to key internal and external stakeholders to enable them to manage their environmental duties and responsibilities;
  • Measure, manage and reduce carbon associated with contract operations as part of an integrated delivery team. Work with the Council in order to implement a Carbon Reduction Strategy for contract.
  • Managing the ISO 14001 Environment Management System, including hosting external audits.
  • Conducting both on-site environmental compliance inspections and engagement visits
  • Delivering briefings and training to workforce.
  • Progress initiatives including carbon reduction, biodiversity gain and sparking interest and supporting the client to further their own sustainability aspirations.
  • Producing monthly and annual reports in line with Milestone Infrastructure and client KPIs.
  • Lead on environmental incident investigations, and support and advise on corrective actions;
  • Represent and promote the Environment Team in internal and external meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums – communicating best practice standards and initiatives.
  •  Support other Environmental Advisors within the team
Skills & Knowledge Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ construction industry experience or relevant environmental experience in a similar sector; 
  • Degree level in appropriate Environmental discipline (ideal)
  •  Associate or Practitioner Membership of IEMA or equivalent professional membership
  • Competent IT Skills
  • Good track record of managing ecological, waste and contaminated land risks on construction projects
  • Carbon management experience
  • Strong team player who is self-motivated
  • Full driving licence and willingness to travel across projects/ contracts 

 What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Company car/ car allowance

About The Company

MilestoneInfrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned tosupport transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of peoplevia rail, aviation and highways. 

Asa business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are ourpeople, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed tobehaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needsof our communities and the environment.
Ourpeople are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety andwellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging andempowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to trainand learn.
At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.