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Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Contaminated Land/Groundwater)

Cardno Posted: 26/11/2021
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Environmental Engineering
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Cardno's Geosciences team provides strategic and practical solutions to clients with environmental management challenges. Due to continued growth in our pipeline of work, we are currently seeking interest from highly motivated Environmental professionals to join our enthusiastic and dynamic team in our Perth office. You will engage in multiple facets of environmental engineering/consulting investigation and reporting techniques, develop skills in relevant software programs and work with industry leading professionals.

Job Description:

The role
Cardno's Geosciences team provides strategic and practical solutions to clients with environmental management challenges. Due to continued growth in our pipeline of work, we are currently seeking interest from highly motivated Environmental professionals to join our enthusiastic and dynamic team in our Perth office. You will engage in multiple facets of environmental engineering/consulting investigation and reporting techniques, develop skills in relevant software programs and work with industry leading professionals.
Specifically, your duties will include -
  • Scoping and design of contaminated land and groundwater investigations
  • Conducting field testing and sampling for environmental investigations including soil, vapour, surface water, wastewater and groundwater assessments
  • Collecting, compiling and interpreting field and laboratory data
  • Supervising subcontractors during fieldworks
  • Conducting site history and desktop research for contamination assessments and environmental constraints analyses
  • Preparing proposals, reports and management plans within given timeframes

About you
To be successful you will display -
  • Degree level qualifications in Environmental Science/Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Chemistry or related field
  • Demonstrated two to four years' experience within the field of contaminated land assessment and/or environmental assessment and approvals
  • Strong analytical, reporting and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to interpret and carry out instructions while ensuring safety is at the forefront of all operations
  • An ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Valid/current driver's licence
  • Defence baseline security clearance or higher an advantage

This position includes both office and field work and applicants must be physically able to stand and work in the field (including in remote areas) for extended periods of time.

Why join Cardno?
Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.
By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.
At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and wellbeing, including parental leave, purchased leave and flexible working arrangements.
Cardno recognises and promotes inclusion and diversity as a key enabler to innovation and we encourage people from different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years' experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
www.cardno. com/careers

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