AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Newcastle, Australia
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We have a unique opportunity for an Environmental Scientist or Environmental Engineer to join our Ground Remediation Services Team based in Newcastle and to take the next step in their career.
This position will provide experience and a greater level of responsibility working on a diverse array of high profile, major infrastructure assessment projects across a range of sectors, including Department of Defence, mining, transport (road/rail/ports/air), water utilities, energy, oil and gas, and urban renewal property sectors.
Working amongst a team of peers and alongside our clients, while learning first-hand from our in-house national and international senior advisors and technical leaders. You will primarily assist with fieldwork and reporting aspects of multiple concurrent contamination investigations and remediation projects of varying size and complexity.
You could be working on:
Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations
Due Diligence Assessments
Data Management and Digital Reporting
Remedial Action Plans
Site Validation Reports
Site supervision and contractor management during remedial works project management / contract administration
Flexibility and a pro-active attitude will be key to your success in supporting the Newcastle office and the wider AECOM business. You will have demonstrable qualifications and experience, including some or all of the following:
Experience in preliminary and detailed site investigations for soil, vapour, and groundwater
Experience in data management software (ESDAT / Equis) and preparation of environmental reports
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Project management experience.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, engineering, geology, or earth science
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You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
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Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: ANZ
Career Area: Science
Work Location Model: Hybrid