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Jacobs Ecological Clerk of Works (contract) in Galway, Ireland

Ecological Clerk of Works (contract)


Startyour Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliveryour best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Ourhighly successful ecology team are looking for an Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) on a six month contract; to support one of our major projectsin the West of Ireland.Our Water andEnvironment group provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainabilityissues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climatechange and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilitiescomprise over a 2000 staff across Ireland and the UK, providing services overthe spectrum of environmental specialisms. That is why we are looking fortalented people to join our Irish Ecology team to continue our focus onbuilding relationships and exceeding our clients expectations. You’re alreadyfollowing your purpose and there’s still more to come. Keep developing yourskills and explore all that you can do across our global company, with opportunitiesto share your knowledge along the way.

OurPeople & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improvethe lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do– the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to ourcommunities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-savingtherapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people throughall modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we'reintegrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smartenvironments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity:

Asan Ecological Clerk of Works, you will be supported as part of the DublinEcology Team. Reaching back to the UK, our ecology team is currently over ahundred strong which means we have the technical ability as well as careermentoring to ensure your continued professional development while you work withus. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and weare looking for a talented and passionate environmental professional to be partof the delivery team on a flagship road scheme.

Start date is October 2020 andlength of contract is a minimum of six month but may be extended.


Reviewof method statements and technical documents


On-sitechecks of mitigation measures


Logisticplanning and problem solving


Surveyingand biological data collection




About you:



Demonstrable ECoWexperience

  • An honours degreein ecology or related field

  • Ecology surveyexperience and a good field scientist

  • SafePass registered

  • Eligible for CIEEMmembership

  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change atshort notice

  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of the relevant Irish and EU legislation

  • Strong IT skills

  • Ability to write clear, concise reports

  • You must be a good team player

  • Full and clean driving licence



Full CIEEMmembership


Postgraduate degree


Protected specieslicence(s)


An ecologicalspecialism


Abilityto identifying health and safety hazards, demonstrating a commitment to yourown health and safety and to those around you.


We’reinvested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives and uniquebackgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another andthrough our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark ourcurious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so youhave the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for theextraordinary and every day. We redefine what’s possible. There’s somethingthat drives everyone – and we want you to keep evolving your career, discoverunexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.



AtJacobswe see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health,safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we workwith external organisations such as STEM , WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)and Stonewall .We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interviewall disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

Weencourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reducedhours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% ofthe Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you joinJacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centredoninclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business andat the centre of our values.

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Equal Opportunities

Successfulcandidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security StandardPre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including:Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. Ifyou are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employmentmay be delayed or rejected.

JACOBSis an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeingof all.


Job Environmental Science

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Galway

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: BI 000AMS