What is a Senior Ecologist?
A Senior Ecologist within construction plays a critical role in ensuring that construction projects are carried out in an environmentally responsible manner. They are responsible for identifying and assessing potential environmental impacts of construction activities, and developing strategies to mitigate those impacts.
A Senior Ecologist plays a critical role in ensuring that construction projects are carried out in an environmentally responsible manner, while also maintaining compliance with environmental regulations and policies.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Senior Ecologist?
From employer to employer the description of a Senior Ecologist job will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Environmental Impact Assessments: Conducting environmental impact assessments to identify potential impacts of construction activities on the environment and developing strategies to mitigate those impacts.
Habitat and Species Assessments: Conducting habitat and species assessments to identify any endangered species or protected habitats within the construction area, and developing strategies to minimise disturbance to those areas.
Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring that all construction activities comply with relevant environmental regulations and policies, including those related to wildlife protection, water quality, and air quality.
Wildlife Management Plans: Developing wildlife management plans to minimise the impact of construction activities on local wildlife, including implementing measures such as relocation or habitat enhancement.
Erosion and Sediment Control: Providing guidance on the use of erosion and sediment control measures to minimise soil erosion and protect water quality during construction.
Sustainable Building Practices: Providing guidance on sustainable building practices, including the use of environmentally friendly building materials and construction techniques.
Stakeholder Engagement: Engaging with stakeholders such as community groups, environmental organisations, and government agencies to ensure that their concerns are addressed and that the project is carried out in a socially responsible manner.
Monitoring and Reporting: Conducting regular monitoring of construction activities to ensure that environmental impacts are minimised, and preparing reports to document environmental compliance and progress towards project goals.
Skills required to be a successful Senior Ecologist
To be successful within a Senior Ecologist job, the below skills are important;
Project management skills
Attention to detail
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Leeds is a major city in West Yorkshire. The main built-up area sub-division has a population of 474,632 and the City of Leeds, of which it is a part, has a population of around 757,700 making it the third largest city in the UK.Leeds has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
Leeds City Station
The £17.3m redevelopment of the southern entrance of the station will also see the creation of a new £500,000 pedestrianised zone funded by developers and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Victoria GateThis £150m retail complex will include arcades, a casino and a flagship John Lewis store.
The Tower Works site in Holbeck Urban Village was an historic pin factory that produced steel pins from 1860 to 1981. The Engine House and famed Italianate towers are two of most recognisable of the five listed structures and part of the site has already been developed into office space. But there are more plans in the pipeline as part of an £80m masterplan. The Grade II-listed Engine House complex could house an art-house cinema and boutique brewery whilst another part of the site will be transformed into 90,000sq ft of office space, 24,000sq ft of retail, restaurant and bar space and a mix of apartments and town houses.
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