Location Glasgow
Job-type Contract
Salary £300 - 300 per day
Contact Colin Earp
Call 07787 289 264
Reference C-12093398-CE


Rate:  £300 a day inside IR35  

Contract Length – 6 Months

Location: Glasgow

As the Ecologist you will be working within a Rail environment on Rail infrastructure projects. You will be working closely with site teams and supervisors to help assess each project and their ecological needs and understand if there is anything invasive in that area, then providing advice and suggestions on how to deal with each situation.

Your duties will include;

  • Assessing outputs of environmental assessments and reviewing the data from the environmental assessments.
  • Ecologist site visits to ascertain the situation and understand what is needed, this may include trough routes and under Rail furniture.
  • Assessing whether a licence is required, and then specifically which licence is required.
  • Applying for licences from Natural England

You may be expected to provide advice on: -

  • Japanese Knotweed
  • Hogweed
  • Great crested Newts
  • Badgers

As this is a Rail environment it is imperative that this person holds a PTS, or as a minimum has the capacity to go through their PTS.

The right person will have extensive experience working with / dealing with Natural England and be extremely familiar with the application process for licences.

Employer Profile:

My client is a main contractor dealing nationwide across several divisions in the heavy civil engineering sector. With projects varying in size up to 50million across the UK this company is constantly growing and expanding in both complex projects and levels of expertise needed to deliver.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your CV to or call 07787 289264 for more information.


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