Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.

What will I be doing?
Undertake Environmental Assessment for preliminary design studies and scheme delivery, completing desk studies and site visits in accordance with the DMRB and current legislation.
Identify and complete environmental studies or feasibility studies in line with Highways England’s objectives.
Identify when European Protected Species licenses are required and undertake the application process.
Undertake landscape condition assessments and update the Landscape Management Plan.
Undertake quarterly Environmental Information System (EnvIS) updates using GIS.
Attend planned site meetings for proposed schemes and routine maintenance, providing clear and appropriate environmental mitigation.
Assist all teams within the business where required with specialist environmental knowledge.
Respond to Customer Care enquires and liaison with stakeholders.
Comply with the A-one+ health & safety and environmental policies and procedures and undertake scheme design in line with A-one+ procedures.
Understand and implement the A-one+ Area 4 processes and procedures.
Comply with the DMRB Vol 10 and Asset Maintenance and Operational Requirements (AMOR) and the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
About you
Previous experience in a similar role
Degree / relevant experience in Environment, Ecology, Horticulture or Arboriculture
Evidence of CPD
Detailed knowledge and understanding of Environmental Law and best practice
Good IT Skills and experience of Microsoft Office
Protected species survey / Phase 1 habitat Survey
Final Statement
We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.


At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.