Arboricultural Surveyor

West Midlands, Wales, Yorkshire and Humber
Herefordshire, North Wales, West Yorkshire
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs, Agriculture Jobs
Job Category:
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mattinson Partnership
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A leading environmental and planning consultancy are seeking arboricultural surveyors to help deliver their long-term projects within the rail sector. Due to the nature of the linear project, there is scope to be based in and around the Leeds area although candidates is central and northern wales will also help resource for utiliy and energy projects in those regions.

This is an exciting time to join a well-established and successful surveying team, putting your surveying expertise into practice within a consultancy setting.

Role & Company:

You will be working with other professionals from woodland and arboricultural backgrounds to carry out tree health surveys, hazard assessments, visual tree inspections, risk assessment surveys and produce associated reports to deliver to the client.

Other elements of your role will include:

* Undertaking tree surveys and providing support to the arboricultural team in relation to the BS5837:2012 requirements
* Specify tree works in line with the BS3998:2010 requirements.
* Using a range of different surveying tools including hand held computers and survey software, for example, including GIS systems.

Qualifications & Experience:

To be successful in this post you’ll need;

* Previous experience in carrying out arboricultural surveys in line with current industry best practice.
* A good level of understanding of key industry standards, such as BS5837:2012, BS3998:2010, NJUG Vol 4. You will also have an understanding of current guidance on tree risk management.
* Ability to produce tree risk management surveys and reports using THREATS, QTRA or other relevant systems.
* A high level of understanding of tree and shrub identification, as well as tree pests and diseases.
* Desirable - PTS (Personal Track Safety) / ICI (Industry Common Induction) / IWA (Individual Working Alone)

Competency Requirements:

One or more of the following competence levels would be as a prerequisite to inspection;

* NVQ/SVQ Level 3 Tree work (Arboriculture)
* AA Technician’s Certificate in Abroriculture
* Technical Award in Professional Tree Inspection
* EAC European Tree Technician
* National Certificate in Arboriculture
* Advanced National Certificate in Arboriculture
* National Award National Diploma in Arboriculture or Forestry with completion Arboriculture modules)

Arboriculture / Tree Survey / Risk Assessments / GIS / London / Leeds / Nottingham / Rail Projects / Environmental Consultancy / Derby / Sheffield

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