Forestry Civil Engineer

£30,873 - £34,218 yearly
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • North Wales, UK
  • 13 Jul, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Forestry Civil Engineer

  • Location: Flexible (North West Wales)
  • Grade & Salary: G5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over four years
  • Post number: 200492/202602
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2022 with a possibility of becoming permanent.
  • Work pattern: Full Time

Closing date: 2 August 2021

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

The natural resources of Wales provide us with clean air, clean water, food and shelter. They give us all a better quality of life, opportunities to enjoy the outdoors against the backdrop of Wales’ natural beauty and are part of Welsh culture, heritage and language.

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

  • Experience in civil engineering contract management & project planning & understanding of NEC3 form of contract.
  • Knowledge and understanding of CDM2015 and construction Health, Safety & Environmental risk management.
  • Knowledge of forest road construction (wet bound macadam) and of working in a rural / upland environment.
  • Knowledge of concrete and timber bridge construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of Forest and Water Guidelines (V5) and the European Water Framework Directive.
  • Knowledge of the Quarry Regulations (1999) and quarry management procedures.
  • Knowledge of CAD packages such as AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of Project delivery via framework contracts.
  • Knowledge & Experience of managing team/individuals
  • Experience of compiling tender documents/drawings.
  • Member, or working towards membership of

professional body e.g. ICE.

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