AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Auckland, New Zealand

Business Line Environment

Position Title Senior Environmental Scientist

New Zealand - Auckland


Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Scientist to join our friendly Natural Resources team in Auckland. We work in a range of engineering, infrastructure, transport and contaminated land projects for governmental agencies and industrial clients. We undertake, in particular, assessment of environmental effects, water quality assessments, environmental monitoring, environmental audits, preparation of management plans, and stakeholder consultation.

As an Environmental Scientist, you will:

  • Work with the team supporting a wide range of environmental consulting services.

  • Prepare for and undertake field work under minimal supervision, in various environmental aspects including but not limited to water quality and stormwater sampling.

  • Analyse environmental monitoring data against applicable guidelines.

  • Input to catchment management assessments and options identification for stormwater catchments.

  • Write technical reports such as environmental investigation reports, environmental management plans, catchment management plans and able to communicate results in a clear and concise manner.

  • Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical expertise in accordance with project time, quality and cost objectives.

  • Obtain precise information about work scope from client/manager by active listening and clear communication.

  • Contribute to client satisfaction through being responsive, timely and effective in all communication with clients.

  • Maintain and develop expertise and keep abreast of developments in the environmental sector.

  • Actively participate in improvement processes.

  • Communicate effectively with your manager and team members regarding resourcing and service delivery

The person appointed will also be responsible for assisting project managers and in the preparation and presentation of proposals to clients, and developing and enhancing relationships with clients and AECOM staff and suppliers.

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with a 'can do' attitude and strong client focus who is able to demonstrate:

  • 3-5 years' relevant working experience in environmental science or engineering. Water quality, stormwater discharge, catchment management and environmental engineering (Water Sensitive Urban Design) experience would be ideal.

  • Exceptional levels of written and oral communication.

  • Natural organiser and planner.

  • Autonomous and able to take initiatives.

  • Enthusiasm and integrity.

  • Competent in systems: Project Management tools, MS office suite.

  • Knowledge of the market for consulting services.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in environmental science or engineering

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181019BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.