Overview

Are you an Environmental Advisor looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Environmental Advisor to join our team in located from our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career within the infrastructure sector. We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Chester, Wrexham, Conwy, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Reporting directly to the Head of Future Generations, the Environmental Advisor will join our team in North Wales covering Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey regions and will be working alongside our Environment Advisors covering South Wales, Midlands, and South West England.  The role will cover Griffiths’ infrastructure, rail and utilities projects across North Wales, and offers the opportunity to work across a dynamic and diverse range of projects with significant environmental considerations. 

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Environmental Advisor will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Providing advice for obtaining legal compliance consents, permits, licences and waste exemptions
  • Supporting project teams with the development of Materials Management Plans (MMPs) and Site Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) to ensure all key opportunities and risks are identified, mitigated and subsequently managed
  • Monitoring performance against the environmental and sustainability strategy and objectives, system, standards, processes and procedures and reporting back to the Future Generations Manager
  • Liaising with enforcing authorities and professional groups within the region
  • Delivering and supporting the Future Generations Manager in business-wide strategies and initiatives designed to improve wellbeing of future generations, sustainability and environmental performance
  • Investigating all environmental non-conformances and audit findings, making recommendations and supporting the delivery of suitable and adequate corrective and preventative actions required

The ideal candidate will be an Environmental Advisor who is in receipt of the following:

  • Experience of working on either large civil engineering, building infrastructure projects or construction industry
  • Good knowledge and experience of statutory environmental legislation and regulations, as well as industry best practice
  • Good knowledge and experience of environmental and sustainability managements systems, such as ISO 14001, ISO50001, ISO20400, BS8001
  • Experience in Microsoft office (word, excel PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communications skills – written and verbal
  • Full UK driving licence

Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package + Company Car Allowance
Location: Chester, Cheshire, England
Job Reference: tarmac/TP/39940/5790

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