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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Contaminated Land

Aurecon Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: Melbourne, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Environmental Engineering
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Just imagine your future with us...
Aurecon is committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion - and we provide our people with flexible working opportunities.
We believe diverse teams enable us to solve our clients' and society's most complex problems in unconventional and distinctive ways. We offer flexible working as it enables all of our employees to balance work and life in way that works for them.
Aurecon is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, as awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia), and are a founding member of The Diversity Agenda in New Zealand. We also have a Reconciliation Action Plan and hold Silver Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI+ inclusion. Across our company, inclusive leadership is role modelled from the top and is an expectation of all.
Our flexible way of working includes our YesFlex flexible start and finish times, work from home policy, part time and job share options. Aurecon also offers 14 weeks paid parental leave, two weeks paid partner leave, and other health services and benefits.
If you think you'd be a good fit, we'd love to hear from you. We welcome people from all background and with diverse accessibility needs. We're curious about your career path and how we can support you to be your best.

The Role
We have a challenging and expanding workload across a number of interesting projects including as a technical advisor to a large government client. The large-scale infrastructure projects require multidisciplinary teams, and so the role involving working with other environmental, planning and design specialists across several projects.
While working in the planning and design phases of major infrastructure projects, our primary role is to identify contamination-related issues that may impact upon planning and approvals as well as the actual delivery phase of projects

Here are the key things you will do to 'bring ideas to life'.
  • Scoping up large scale field assessments
  • Preparing a wide-ranging spectrum of deliverables - from SAQPs, contamination impact assessment reports, reuse strategies and waste designation applications.
  • Attending and contributing to risk workshops
  • Attending meetings and presenting to stakeholders where needed - including client and regulatory stakeholders.

What we are looking for
  • A tertiary qualification in environmental science, engineering, geology or equivalent.
  • Approximately 5-10 years' experience in a relevant industry
  • Strong technical reporting writing skills - experience preparing a range of different deliverables
  • Can articulate the findings of environmental concepts (sometimes complex) in a simple manner to arrange of stakeholders.
  • The ability to work in large / diverse multi-disciplinary teams - as our works often involve working with other environmental disciplines, designers / engineers and project managers.
  • Infrastructure related experience (preferred if possible).

We value the difference each team member brings, and we look for people who have had a broad range of experiences and a growth and learning mindset.

About us

We've re-imagined engineering.
Aurecon is an international engineering, design and advisory company, but not as you know it!
Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world's most complex challenges.
We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential others can't. Think engineering. Think again.

Want to know more?
You can learn more about what it's like to work at Aurecon by visiting the careers section of our website.
If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, then we want to hear from you. Apply now!

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