Environmental Manager – Major Civil Engineering Project in Co. Clare

CapEx Recruitment have been retained by a major company operating in Ireland and throughout the UK and Europe.  The company is involved in Energy and Infrastructure projects and is seeking to strengthen is team by making a number of appointments for a major project in Co Clare which is four years duration on a single site and a challenging / interesting project to be associated with.


Job Description:                               Environmental Manager 

Location:                                           Project Based in Co Clare

Salary:                                                €60-70k guide

Other Benefits:

Car Allowance                                   Car Allowance (Negotiable)

Pension.                                              1.5 individual contribution, up to 9%

Paid holidays                                      21 days + statutory holidays

Private Health Care                         Individual – VHI

Insurance Cover                               X 4 base salary

Long term illness cover                 Yes

Educational support                        Payment for course, exam and study support

Tax saver schemes                          Bike to work etc.


Environmental Manager


This role is expected to implement the Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) for a major Civil Engineering Project in Co Clare.  You shall ensure construction activities are carried out in accordance with the conditions of approval. The Environmental Manager will be responsible for a range of priority environment topics.


Job Description:

  • Maintaining and inspecting the CEMP and documents that underpin it
  • Setting up the site activities and implementing all practices in order to get the site ready for project execution activities to start in co-operation with the other project members and under the direction of the Project Manager.
  • Provision of advice and liaison with the construction teams to ensure that environmental risks are identified, and appropriate controls are developed and included within method statements
  • Monitor construction activities performance to ensure that identified and appropriate control measures are effective and ensure compliance with the CEMP
  • Assist all personnel in the implementation of the CEMP
  • Writing site procedures to support the overall project Waste Management Plan
  • Ensure that all waste management activities include systems for waste tracking and waste reporting in order to control the accountability of waste management
  • Ensuring (in cooperation with the Waste Treatment Department and the Waste Coordinator) that the right waste receptacles are present.
  • Informing Commercial Manager of any changes in waste streams / needs on site.
  • Ensure all waste is appropriately stored placed on an inventory and have an inspection regime in place.
  • All waste receptacles will be inspected for use, clearly labelled and protected from the elements.
  • All materials / resources considered for reuse, recycling, recovery and applying the waste hierarchy where technically, environmentally, economically practicable to do so.
  • Ensure that there will be no unnecessary intrusion into areas comprising semi- natural habitats of local importance (higher value).
  • Tree protection measures during the remediation works shall be carried out
  • Arrange for mitigation requirements to be incorporated into the site-specific method statements and programme
  • In addition to measures outlined in the CEMP, work with the Ecologist to communicate and highlight ecological sensitivities on the ground
  • Complete a weekly environmental inspection report
  • Environmental audit of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Assist in investigating and resolving complaints and incidents
  • Investigate all waste-related non-conformances, decide any changes where necessary and report internally and externally as required
  • Provide adequate environmental awareness for all project personnel, with training provided where necessary
  • Review and improve method statements for environmental aspects prior to work starting
  • Toolbox meetings
  • Participate in Safety inspection tours as required
  • Monitoring compliance with legal storage rules
  • Ensuring that and Environmental team members remains attentive to the need to strive for optimal safety behaviour through suitable induction of new operators, suitable training and toolbox meetings, and frequent workplace inspections and tours –
  • Support for the Safety Manager during accident investigations etc.
  • Liaise with the Client’s Environmental Consultants regarding responsibilities under the overall site-wide monitoring programme
  • Management of the environmental monitoring programme associated with project activities and compilation of routine reports for feeding into the overall site programme
  • Any other activities that may be necessary in order to prevent pollution to air, water or environment and in protection of flora and fauna, ecosystems, residents and interested parties.
  • Ensure that its activities do not cause, or contribute to, the non-compliance with IEL or planning consent conditions
  • Ensure activities comply with all relevant IEL and planning consent conditions


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Min. 5 years experience in Construction Environmental Management or Pharmaceutical EHS Management role
  • Thorough knowledge of Irish waste legislation (specifically with regard to storage of hazardous waste).
  • Relevant experience in the management of ecological constraints during construction
  • General knowledge of TFS (Transfrontier Shipment of Waste) legislation in connection with international waste shipments.
  • General knowledge of safety legislation.


The Rewards

The company has an excellent range of benefits to provide colleagues with the additional support and flexibility to enable a truly enjoyable work life balance.

Overall benefits:

Our broad range of attractive benefits enable our colleagues to enjoy life at any stage while growing a career path, with benefits such as:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Very attractive pension scheme
  • Paid Private Healthcare
  • Paid family leave
  • Increasing Annual leave with service
  • Paid Educational, study and exam leave to support further learnings
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee saver scheme
  • Tax saver and Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in Service Insurance provided
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Supporting your work life balance
  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Physical and mental wellness e.g. Fresh fruit, running and sports clubs, social events


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                  +353 (0)1 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (0)86 827 5043

Email:                   mike@capexrecruitment.com


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    To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Mike Lee in confidence on 01-513 3301 or mike@capexrecruitment.com