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Job Information

AECOM Professional/Senior Environmental Planner/Scientist– Impact Assessment in Newcastle, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Newcastle

Job Summary

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and be involved in a group of highly talented and self-motivated individuals delivering outstanding project outcomes for a diverse range of clients? We are currently looking for an Environmental Planner / Scientist with the relevant level of experience to join our industry leading team in Newcastle. You will be part of a close-knit, high performing team, known for our excellent delivery for our clients across various sectors. As part of the larger Environment business in ANZ you will be part of an in industry leading national team collaborating to deliver solutions to some of our largest clients most complex problems within the Hunter region and beyond.

Our environment team comprises a diverse range of specialties: impact assessment, climate change resilience, communications, heritage, contaminated land and construction environmental management. We are renowned for delivering best practice environmental impact assessment and strategic advisory services for all phases of our clients' infrastructure projects from strategic business case, planning approvals, through construction to operation. You will be committed to listening to clients and working with them to identify technically excellent and innovative solutions to their environment-related challenges.

You will play a key role in leading project teams and managing successful delivery with our clients, developing and enhancing internal and external relationships while maintaining a focus on business development opportunities. This role will provide an excellent opportunity for you to lead and coordinate a range of projects extending from high profile, technically complex major infrastructure, in both urban and regional contexts, to strategically important asset improvements across a full suite of sectors including:

  • Transport (public transport, active transport (cycleways), road, heavy/light rail, marine)

  • Renewable energy (solar, wind, biofuels, battery)

  • Water utilities

  • Power

  • Defence

  • Social infrastructure

  • Urban renewal, placemaking and activation precincts

  • Mining

  • Oil and gas and industry

AECOM provides a great place to work where we place a high priority on a fun and engaging work environment offering career development and mentoring as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. You will be working with driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world

Minimum Requirements

  • You will have strong environmental impact assessment experience across a number of market sectors and a good industry reputation.

  • You will need to utilise your project management/coordination skills, commercial acumen and emotional intelligence to develop and maintain positive peer and client relationships, and effectively manage resources, timelines, quality and budgets.

  • You will need to be a strong team player, influencer, and most importantly, a real collaborator.

  • You will need to utilise your open communication and proven technical knowledge while maintaining a strong client focus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, environmental planning, town planning and/or environmental engineering.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247086BR

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.