Location: Ceredigion and Powys

Grade & Salary: G5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over three years

Post number: 200492 / 202602

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: Full Time

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose
We have an opportunity for someone to join us and be a key new member of our talented professional forestry team in the role of Forest Manager/Senior Forest Manager (dependent on experience).

At Natural Resources Wales (NRW) we’re passionate about sustainably managing our natural resources and enjoy working in the mountains, woodlands and beautiful landscapes of Wales.

The post holder will join the Integrated Engineering team who design and build the roads and infrastructure in the Welsh Government Woodland Estate to allow the careful management of this valuable resource.

As a Civil Engineer you will develop and deliver a programme for complex infrastructure construction and maintenance including forest roads, bridges, junctions and major tracks in our forest estate.

Qualifications and Skills
We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable. In addition to this, ideally, you’ll have:
1. Experience in civil engineering contract management & project planning & understanding of NEC3 form of contract.
2. Knowledge and understanding of CDM2015 and construction Health, Safety & Environmental risk management.
3. Knowledge of forest road construction (wet bound macadam) and of working in a rural / upland environment.
4. Knowledge of concrete and timber bridge construction techniques.
5. Knowledge of Forest and Water Guidelines (V5) and the European Water Framework Directive.
6. Knowledge of the Quarry Regulations (1999) and quarry management procedures.
7. Knowledge of CAD packages such as AutoCAD.
8. Knowledge of MS Office.
9. Knowledge of Project delivery via framework contracts.
10. Knowledge and Experience of managing teams/individuals. 11. Knowledge and Experience of managing team/individuals.
12. Experience of compiling tender documents/drawings.
13. Member, or working towards membership, of professional body e.g. ICE.

Please visit our website to apply:

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Web: |    Closing Date: Sunday 23rd January 2022

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