About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Advisor to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Rickmansworth.
What you'll be doing
As a Environmental Advisor, you will:
Promote continuous improvement of environmental / sustainability performance of the project
Develop and outline the business case for sustainable initiatives – thereby demonstrating the commercial benefit of green initiatives.
Be familiar with and communicate the requirements of current applicable environmental legislation, particularly with an understanding of infrastructure and related applicable environmental legislation.
Participate in the development, regular review and update of the project Environmental Management System.
Provide direction, support and assistance to all project personnel to enable them to manage their environmental duties and responsibilities.
Who we're looking for
You will have:
A Degree in appropriate Environmental / Sustainability discipline
Utility Industry Experience
A full driving licence
Moderate IT skills and awareness of knowledge management.
A membership with a relevant professional body or demonstrable relevant experience in the environment and sustainability field.
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on
Balfour Beatty’s Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.
Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment.
Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects.
In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities.
We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.
Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists