• Graduate Environment Advisor

    Job Locations UK-Cambridgeshire-GodManchester
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(03/10/2018 15:11)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain were appointed by Highways England to deliver two of the three sections of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme as part of a Joint Venture (JV). The JV will complete two packages totalling circa £600 million of work. The A14 Improvement Scheme is required to enhance the capacity and reliability of the UK strategic road network in order to ensure better journeys for road users.


    Stretching over 25 miles, the works will improve this highly congested stretch of road. Initial design work will commence immediately with the development of detailed plans for the delivery phase, which commenced late 2016. The road will be open to traffic in 2020, with the works in Huntingdon town being completed after.

    What will I be doing?

    • Promote and drive environmental best practice and excellence throughout the A14 project.
    • Deliver and promote value for money and cost effective environmental solutions.
    • To promote the application and implementation of the A14 Environmental Management System.
    • Ensuring A14 continued compliance to all applicable environmental legislation.
    • Responsible for the delivery of the A14 environmental outputs as detailed in the business plan. Deliver Environment related KPI’s.
    • Provide guidance and direction for A14 personal on environment related matters

    About you

    • Degree level in appropriate Environmental discipline.
    • Full driving licence.
    • Previous experience in a similar environmental role. (Road sector experience preferred but not essential).
    • Moderate IT skills.
    • Appreciation and understanding of current Environmental issues.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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