Our client is a large multi-disciplinary consultancy that provides property and infrastructure services to a wide range of clients form both the public and private sectors. They offer services across a comprehensive range of market sectors and specialise in the provision of environmental solutions and advice. They have a well-established ecology department that is currently expanding and as a result they now require an experienced ecologist to join their office based in Lancashire.
-Undertaking ecological survey and reporting; providing ecological advice; HRA and assisting in the day to day management of team activities
-Effective management of a variable portfolio of both environmental and ecological work, and inputs from sub-consultants and other members of wider project teams
-A balanced approach towards environmental/ecological risk management, benefitting both the needs of the client and nature conservation interests
Essentials for the role
-Honours degree in ecology or biology (terrestrial/freshwater/ marine) or other relevant environmental discipline
-Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management and Working towards Chartered Environmentalist /Ecologist status
-Proven experience in undertaking habitat surveys and protected species surveys (ideally relating to riparian/aquatic habitats and species), with excellent identification and botanical skills
-Hold, or be working toward, protected species licences and have experience in preparing EPS licence applications (preferably relating to riparian/aquatic species)
-A minimum of three years' experience in the provision of ecological advice in the consultancy sector
-Sound knowledge and understanding of ecological legislation and current best practice / policy
-Clean driving licence
In return our client offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package
Our clients are a multi-disciplinary practice of Surveyors, Project Managers and Architects who are looking to appoint a Chartered Quantity Surveyor as their new Head of the QS Department based out of their Lancashire office.
Current projects are predominantly within the Commercial and Industrial sectors with a wide variety of public and private sector clients.
They are ideally looking for an ambitious Chartered QS who would have the autonomy to build a team of Quantity Surveyors around them. The role would suit someone with excellent client facing skills who, with the support of the Partners, will develop the Quantity Surveying workload from the existing client base and also moving into new sectors. Candidate should be MRICS qualified with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the PQS/Consultancy sector. This position offers genuine opportunity for progression to Associate/Partner level within an LLP Partnership.
They're offering a competitive salary package including Car/Car allowance, Pension, Bonus, Professional membership, CPD/Training, Life assurance, Health Policy, 23 days leave plus bank holidays.
Our client provides cost effective consultancy and technical service support for the health, safety, hygiene and environmental management of air and water systems. They are now seeking a Legionella Risk Assessor to join their team in Lancashire.
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting site based Legionella Risk Assessments in accordance with L8 guidance and current legislation. Must have a good knowledge regarding the control of Legionella in Hot and Cold Water Systems and able to provide a wide range of water hygiene related services that will include maintenance and remedial works on water systems as and when required.
Must hold a formal qualification in the Control of Legionella, have a background within the water hygiene industry and an understanding of Hot and Cold Water distribution Systems. Must be flexible, able to work on their own and confident with clients. Hold a Full & Clean driving licence.
Training will be provided if needed
Our client is offering a competitive salary to the right candidate
Our client is a leading multidisciplinary practice who work closely with clients to achieve successful results.
They are currently looking to recruit a Bat Ecologist for their office in Lancashire.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and will be able to become lead bat consultant.
The successful candidate must have the following skills:
Must hold a bat licence.
Experience in a consultancy based role or in the public sector.
Successfully applied for and implemented Natural England EPS licences.
Experience of planning, coordinating and undertaking bat surveys in a variety of environments.
Habitat surveying and experience with other protected species survey
Must be self motivated and organised.
In return, the company are offering an excellent remuneration package commensurate with experience. Included in this is the potential for flexible working hours and even part-time/working from home if absolutely necessary. They also offer a generous pension scheme and numerous other additional benefits
Chartered Surveyors based in Lancashire are looking for an additional Chartered Building Surveyor to join their team assisting with company growth and continued excellence in customer care.?
They have a requirement for an experienced Building Surveyor able to undertake Condition Assessments, Building Surveys and HomeBuyers Surveys for a wide range of commercial and residential property-types.?
In addition to this you will utilise your knowledge of the property market and relevant legislation to produce reports such as Homebuyers Reports / Building Surveys / Defect Diagnosis / Structural Defect Reports / Expert Witness.
We are looking for someone who keeps up with legislation, regular CPD and has a good understanding of RICS requirements and all relevant legislation.
If you are a registered Valuer even better!
For your application to be accepted you will ideally meet the following criteria:
> Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS)?
> Over 1 year of post qualification experience?
> Due to the requirements of regular travel you must have your own car and a full drivers licence.?
The salary range for this role is in the region of £45,000 to £55,000 depending on the level of experience plus performance related bonus plus a generous benefits package.
Our clients are a main construction contractor working on a variety of projects typically ranging from £100,000 to £4 million, and the work content is varied, ranging from traditional to design and build, new build and refurbishment. Their customer base ranges across Education, Public Sector, Residential, Industrial and Commercial.
They are currently looking for an ambitious Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their busy Construction Department based in Lancashire. Excellent opportunity to develop and progress your career with ongoing training and career development.
The successful candidate will be based from their Head Office, but also working on-site as required. Sites are mainly North West based, although some of their clients do work throughout the UK. The successful candidate should have current experience within a busy construction company, and will:
Work to value variations, prepare and agree Valuations
Manage subcontract packages
Analyse and negotiate subcontracting orders
Regularly prepare Cost and Value reports
Value and issue correct notices to Subcontractor applications
Possess good Commercial and Contractual awareness to manage day-to-day issues
Work on Construction contracts in public and private sectors
Have occasional involvement with Tenders
Possess excellent Outlook, Excel, Word and numeric skills
- Be good communicators and commercially aware.
Our client is seeking enthusiastic Graduates to join their new and exciting Water & Air Hygiene Trainee/Graduate Programme.
The role will be mainly site based, working in the Lancashire area.
The purpose of the programme is to develop and train university leavers in all aspects of the water and air hygiene business. All areas of the business will be covered including:
-The role and responsibilities of the service technician/service engineer within the air & water divisions
-The role and responsibilities of a pre commissioning cleaning engineer
-Risk assessments & indoor air quality monitoring
-Sales and account management
-Administration, planning and scheduling
-Health & Safety
-Purchase ledger, buying, invoicing and cash collection
-Stock control & warehouse
Full training will be given in each area either by external courses or internal/onsite training. All areas of the business will be covered to give the trainee/graduate the most rounded overview of this sector.
The programme will be a minimum 1 year with a maximum 2 year period. Within this period the management team and the graduate/trainee will identify the best and most appropriate role for themselves.
Other areas that will be covered throughout the program will be confined spaces training, first aid, asbestos & Legionella awareness, Air Hygiene including kitchen extract and general extract systems, Sales/Account management & administration/planning and scheduling, Water Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality Monitoring and Legionella Risk Assessment of Water Systems (WMS).
Other areas of development subject to identification of the preferential/most suitable area for the trainee/graduate may include system training, sales training, management training, finance training.