Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW)

North West, Country
Cumbria, Scotland
Industry Sector:
Ecology Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Wildlife Jobs, Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Ecologist
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:

Job Ref: 19489

Job Title: Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW)

Location: Glasgow but first three months in Cumbria

Salary: up to �30,000


A specialist boutique environmental consultancy based in Glasgow are actively looking for an Ecological Clerk of Works to join their team, with a range of environmental construction projects spanning the North of England and Scotland.

The initial project is a major 80km water pipeline project, and will be based in Cumbria Monday – Friday. An ecologists dream to be working in the Lake District!

The ECoW will have the opportunity to work on a number of large, high profile developmental projects, whilst ensuring that sensitive habitats and species are not put under any threat whilst this development takes place. You will use the latest survey techniques to identify potential constraints and thus ensure the best practice is used during construction processes.

Qualifications and Experience:

* 3 years of experience in ECoW required, and must be a professionally qualified environmental or construction professional
* Experience of working with specific habitats and/or species that are potentially under threat due to the project.
* Familiarity with environmental legislation, policies and mitigation plans along with auditing and incident reporting.
* Ability to undertake and coordinate, where needed by a specialist, any pre-construction checks for sensitive habitats/species.
* Advise contractors on mitigation measures, identify any potential concerns and bring together any movements toward change to ensure environmental legislations are followed.
* If potential consequences are sought out by the ECoW, they may have to provide close supervision of the activity (this may include activities such as watercourse crossings, dewatering activities, habitat translocation and reinstatement works).
* Water quality monitoring, perform regular inspections of sensitive habitats to ensure correct functioning throughout construction.
* Provide weekly report summarising any environmentally sensitive activities and how you have modified accordingly to reduce this, incident updates etc.

For further information on this role or any similar roles, please do not hesitate to contact Megan Brown on 020 7960 2559, or email at

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