AECOM Environmental Scientist/Engineer – Contaminated Land in Brisbane, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147517BR

Position Title Environmental Scientist/Engineer – Contaminated Land

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Queensland

City Brisbane

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a diligent environmental professional to join the team in our Brisbane office. Working as part of our established Geoscience and Remediation Services (GRS) team, you will provide technical input, task management, report preparation and field work for contaminated land assessment and remediation projects. This role will give the opportunity to further develop your technical skills and will see you contribute to all stages of contaminated land projects from due diligence to developing conceptual site models as well as analysing remedial alternatives and preparing environmental management plans. You will also be involved in field work.

Working with AECOM means that you will be given exposure to a wide range of contaminated land assessment and remediation projects across oil & gas, energy, mining and land development industries as well as the Australian Department of Defence. Our team also services a number of internal clients on large infrastructure projects. Working with a team of specialists, you will further refine your project management and business development skills, contributing to the overall success of the business.

Minimum Requirements

• 3-8 years industry experience, preferably working within a consulting environment;

• Demonstrated experience in contaminated land management, environmental site assessments and remediation, including leading field work;

• Experience in coal seam gas and mining projects;

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• A relevant University Degree in either geology, hydrogeology, chemistry, environmental or related engineering;

• Experience using databases ESdat or EQuIS – Desirable;

• Current C-Class Drivers Licence – Essential;

• Four wheel drive training and other relevant industry inductions (ISI, White Card, Coal Induction) – Preferred;

• Defence Security Clearance (or ability to obtain.)

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.