Senior Environmental Engineer



We urgently require a Senior Environmental Engineer to join a small, dynamic environmental and sustainability practice based out of their Head Office, primarily in the rail, infrastructure and construction sectors.

There is an immediate need for a long-term assignment based in Birmingham with some travel, working on major rail infrastructure programmes.


Full time secondment service to assist the JV Delivery Partner on HS2 in the process of managing / challenging / assuring construction Environmental Minimum Requirements (EMR) compliance and ensuring these are fully integrated into construction design, methodology, cost and programme. Provide advice and support to the preconstruction team regarding the environmental constraints and issues in the Sub-Lot (SL).

Ensuring full communication and information flow on these topics between Pre-construction and Design teams. Also, supports the other SL Design / Engineering Managers.


Manage / challenge the design of the environmental assets and reviewing the models in the SL for all environmental topics Ecology, Landscape, Archaeology and Built Heritage, Watercourse diversions, Water resources and flood risk, Waste, Contamination land, Noise & Vibration, Fencing, Land and Air Quality, Agriculture, Forestry and Soils.

Ensure that the design in the specific SL is compliant with the EMR and the Undertakings & Assurances (U&As) via the EMR Compliance Checklist & EMR Compliance Note in SL

Ensure that construction methodology and programme is compliant with the EMRs and the U&As via the EMR Compliance Checklist & EMR Compliance Note

Provide advice and support for the preconstruction team regarding the environmental constraints in the SL

Liaise with SL project managers to gather all information needed for DJV to produce Dust risk assessment and Noise & Vibration Assessment Construction and Scoping Vibration Assessment

Liaise with SL Project manager to ensure that the Construction EMR compliance on the SL is achieved

Provides guidance and advice to the consents and pre-construction teams on HS2 and legal requirements

Liaise with SL Project manager to ensure that Landscape design is compliant with the mass haul strategy

Liaise with the SL Project manager/temporary works to ensure that the Carbon Llifecycle Assessment (LCA) by Asset calculation is compliant with the construction programme and methodologies and ensure delivery of all necessary inputs data from the preconstruction team

Responsible for ensuring environmental input into construction methodology and recording of positive changes

Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm


The following qualities/experience are essential:

5-10 years’ experience

Educated to degree or Masters level in environmental related subject

Membership of an Environmental Institute such as IEMA or equivalent & relevant CSCS card


Large scale linear project experience (e.g. rail or highway).

Significant experience with either a consulting engineer, main civil engineering contractor or a specialist environmental contractor.

Experience of environmental design and mitigation

Broad experience of all aspects of environmental design and works and impacts on 3rd Parties

High standard of computer literacy

Confidence and experience to challenge designs prepared by others

Career progression and professional development are core to the values of the company and you will be encouraged and mentored continually to enhance your exposure to different projects and challenges.

Excellent packages are offered.

The role is immediate and the preference is to recruit permanent members into the team now and in the coming months for a variety of other projects.

Moss Agate Limited and its’ Clients operates as equal opportunities employers and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership

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