Jacobs Principal Arboriculture in London, United Kingdom
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Do you have a passion for trees? Jacobs has a growing UK Landscape and Arboriculture team of over 70 professionals and we are looking for someone who can bring their arboricultural expertise to this innovative and exciting team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuing implementation of arboriculture advice and surveys within the Landscape and Arboricultural team across a wide range of project stages and types reporting to the Associate Director of arboriculture.
We are currently looking for a Principal Arboriculturist to join our team, location is flexible but the ideal location would be from one of our offices in northern England.
You will lead and work collaboratively within a team on projects including:
Undertake tree surveys in relation to planning and development and provide technical arboricultural solutions
Undertake Veteran tree surveys and give advice
Support the wider arboricultural team on a national scale
Ensuring the delivery of comprehensive arboricultural reports, including Arboricultural Impact Assessments and Arboricultural Method Statements within tight time-frames to meet client requirements.
Work with a range of disciplines within Jacobs and with outside consultants
Contribute new innovative ideas, materials, research and learnings to the team, as part of your management and project work
Work with arboricultural sub-contractors as part of the arboricultural offering
Here’s What You’ll Need:
A level 4-6 QCF or equivalent arboriculturist qualification, with previous practical experience as an arboricultural consultant
Have an in depth understanding of BS 5837:2012 and BS3998: 2010 and Knowledge of Streetworks UK: National Joint Utilities Group (NJUG) Volume 4.
Understanding of National Planning Policy Framework (Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, 2021) in relation to trees.
Experience of working on large scale infrastructure projects and within a multi disciplinary environment
Familiarity with CAD and digital survey hardware and software, including GIS and experience of MS Word and Excel required
High standard of report writing skills
Site visits and survey work forms part of the role, sometimes in more remote locations, therefore a driving licence is essential for this role.
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