Environment & Ecology Advisor


Competitive Plus Car/Car Allowance

Closes 03/02/2023

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Environment and Ecology Advisor 

Are you passionate about environment and ecology? Can you build formidable relationships with delivery teams? Are you a dynamic individual ready to get stuck into supporting environmental initiatives across diverse and high-profile rail projects? 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Environment and Ecology Advisor to join our Rail Division based from our Chorley or Birmingham office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

As an Environment and Ecology Advisor at Story Contracting you will provide specialist Environmental and Ecological Management advice and support to all business areas within Story Contracting Limited, and to support the development of the company’s Environmental Management System in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015

Key Responsibilities

  1. Provide environmental support to the site / depot/project delivery teams
  2. Provide ecological support on site and to the design management teams.
  3. Drive the environmental agenda for, and on behalf of, Story Contracting
  4. Promoting a culture that supports environmental best practice in the workplace;
  5. Supporting in the production of Environmental & Social Management Plans, Environmental Risk Assessments, Site Waste Management Plans and Environmental Incident Response Plans;
  6. Producing Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Invasive Non-Native Species Management Plans & Biodiversity Assessments;
  7. Support with environmental permit and licence applications;
  8. Monitor and accurately report on environment & ecology compliance;



At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension and company car/allowance, we show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work.

Our agile working policy allows for a mixture of office and home working, and flexible working arrangements are available so that our people are engaged to give their best. 

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant Degree in Environmental Management and / or Ecology
  • Chartered / Full Membership of a relevant professional body (CIEEM / IEMA)
  • Experience of working within the construction industry
  • Relevant knowledge of permit applications for construction projects
  • Experience in completing Ecology Surveys
  • Experience in completing Environmental and Social Management Plans and Environmental Risk Assessments
  • Excellent working knowledge of ISO 14001:2015
  • Understanding of ISO 50001:2011 / ESOS Requirements

Why Story Contracting?

Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’

Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.

GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.

HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.

PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together. 

FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.

TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.

WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Every Story Matters

We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story! 

As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy  ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.

All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date. 

Apply today and start your story

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