AECOM Senior/Principal Environmental Scientist/ Auditor Assistant in Newcastle, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Newcastle

Job Summary

Put your innovative thinking, technical excellence and business skills into high gear. When you join a company that is building a better world, your opportunities are unlimited. At AECOM, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives. Every day our team is exploring new possibilities for a better world, cleaner transportation, healthier environments, resilient cities and greener infrastructure.

Our environment team helps private and public sector clients in Newcastle, Australia and around the world deliver for their stakeholders while achieving compliance, promoting resilience and reducing, or eliminating, impacts and risks to our communities and our natural environment

Job Details

Reporting into the Team Leader, you will be the Contaminated Land Auditor Assistant and project manager for multiple projects of varying size and complexity. With an uncompromising commitment to health and safety and client service and in support of the Site Auditor, you will be a highly experienced environmental candidate with a strong knowledge of current State and National environmental legislation.

To be successful in this role you will be able to multi-task, liaise with clients and other environmental consultants, prepare bids and proposals, manage deadlines, prepare technical memorandums and Site Audit reports, manage project financials and provide coaching and mentoring to junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, engineering, geology, or earth science

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a consultancy environment, specifically contaminated land assessment and remediation

  • Certified Environmental Practitioner (Contaminated Sites), or similar accreditation

  • Technically strong in preliminary and detailed site investigations for soil, vapour, and groundwater within the Oli and Gas industry contaminated land industry

  • Experience in remediation services, including the preparation of remedial strategies and Remediation Action Plans, and related documentation

  • Detailed understanding of NSW, contaminated land legislation, including relevant planning guidelines and working knowledge of guidelines in other Australian jurisdictions

  • Experience as an Auditor’s assistant or leading a response to an Auditor

  • H&S training including: First Aid, NSW Construction Induction, and 24 or 40 hr HAZWOPER

Preferred Qualifications

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.


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Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194357BR

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.