Environmental Advisor - HS2

Central London
£350-400 P/day UMBRELLA PAYE

CarmichaelUK are recruiting for an Environmental Advisor on Europe's Largest Infrastructure Project HS2 based out of Euston.


  • Champion continuous improvement of environmental/sustainability performance
  • Participate in the development, regular review and update of OWOW (Management Systems)
  • Develop, implement and monitor Contract environmental management systems and the requirements of the projects Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 14001
  • Support the Environmental Manager with the project’s compliance against the HS2 Environmental Management requirements
  • Support the Environmental Management with the project’s incident management reporting process
  • Collect data and report against the project’s monthly environmental KPIs (including Network Rail and HS2 KPIs)
  • Support with environmental performance schemes reporting (SKA Assessment and Considerate Constructor Scheme)
  • Provide advice, support and assistance to all project personnel (both Skanska’s and suppliers) to enable them to manage their environmental and sustainable responsibilities
  • Assist in the development and delivery of suitable environmental and sustainability training for all project staff
  • Support the Environmental Manager with the development of the project environmental management plans
  • Develop and share best practice case studies and recognise success by supporting applications for relevant awards
  • Be familiar with, understand and communicate the requirements of current environmental legislation, particularly with construction and rail sectors related environmental legislation. Experience with the HS2 Environmental Minimum Requirements and Assurance & Undertakings would be an advantage
  • Provide advice, guidance and assistance with obtaining environmental consents, licenses and exemptions required by legislation including experience of Section 61s and water discharge consents
  • Carry out site inspections of the project and supply chain sites and ensure compliance to applicable environmental legislation is maintained
  • Produce and review environmental risk assessments, method statements



  • Degree level in appropriate Environmental discipline or
  • Relevant Construction/Rail Industry experience
  • Have Practitioner/Full membership of an appropriate professional body ( e.g. IEMA) or working towards
  • Moderate IT skills
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Problem solving and innovative thinking