Landscape and Arboricultural Inspector

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Atkins, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operations UK are part of a consortium, creating Connect Plus Services, a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways asset care from finance, through to design, build, maintenance as well as day to day operation.


As part of our 30-year remit to manage and improve the capital’s orbital motorway network, we deliver major improvement projects, such widening 38 miles of the M25, refurbishing tunnels and bridges, and installing hundreds of variable messaging signs and gantries, helping to maximise the use of the network and deliver more reliable journeys. We also manage the Dartford River crossing, and operate and maintain 440 kilometres of motorway providing our customer and road user with a world-class highway service.


We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.



We are currently looking for a Landscape and Arboricultural Inspector to join our Environmental team working out of our Leatherhead, South Mimms or Dartford office.You will be supporting the Arboricultural and Landscape Manager with soft estate and tree surveys.Preparing works orders for the AMFP programme and supporting Environmental Designated Funds landscape programme.


Key responsibilities / duties:

Soft estate, ponds, vegetation along  ditches and boundary fence surveys, assist with arboricultural surveys

Assist with the preparation of the AMFP, prepare work schedules and raise orders and liaise with subcontractors

Instruct and oversee the invasive weed programme

Liaison with GIS specialist to update EnvIS

Supervision of EDF landscape works

Provide input into EDF landscape scheme development, by identifying potential locations for schemes and proposals

Provide technical advice on soft estate/landscape management related issues

Deliver environmental toolbox talks

Assist with depot inspections and air quality monitoring tube collection programme

·    Environmental Impact Assessment reports as required

·    Environment Team tasks as required


Working arrangements (shift work, need for travel etc)


·    To be based in CPS office at Leatherhead with significant travel around the M25 network

Qualifications/ skills/ experience:

·    Experience of working in landscape/soft estate maintenance

·    Holder of a current LANTRA Professional Tree Inspection award or prepared to work towards arboricultural qualifications

Membership of or working towards membership of a professional body relevant to landscape management or arboricultural management.

Holder of a current CSCS card

·    Full UK driving licence