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AECOM Environmental Scientist / Engineer - Contaminated Land in Perth, Australia

Job Summary

As Remediation Site Manager, you will report to the Senior Project Manager and will be responsible for leading the successful contract delivery of remediation activities to meet the cost and quality criteria and project milestones. You will have a key role in managing and coordinating the various remediation operations including treatment of contaminated soil & groundwater, civil engineering & land-forming earthworks, remediation technologies and waste reduction, recycling & disposal. The role includes working as part of the AECOM Geosciences & Remediation Services team and will involve liaison with the Client and management of subcontractors.

You will work closely with the client and subcontractors to plan and execute the various remediation work packages designed by subject matter experts with the AECOM GRS Team.

The Role will include:

  • Supporting the development of Project Delivery Plans

  • Ensuring delivery of all operational activities in accordance with the Construction Environmental, Health and Safety Plan

  • Supporting the development of Environmental Management Plans, Traffic Management Plans and Materials Management Plans, and to review, update and maintain these arrangements as the remedial works progress

  • Keeping daily records of plant use and site activities

  • Coordination and cooperation of all site activities to ensure operations are being managed and maintained, including chairing daily site briefings

  • Reviewing all documentation to ensure Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) are in place for the site activities

  • Reviewing risk assessments and method statements to ensure hazards have been identified and suitable risk mitigation measures are in place

  • Plant and equipment records/certificates are current/valid

  • Records to demonstrate employees/operatives have the required skills, knowledge, experience and training (SKET) for the role

  • Delivering environmental remediation projects to meet budget and time requirements.

  • Providing technical advice (with the support of subject matter experts) in relation to site remediation activities such as soil and groundwater treatment, soil vapour and waste disposal.

  • Reviewing contaminated land consultant reports to evaluate remediation options and associated costs.

  • Obtaining regulatory approvals from all levels of Australian Government where required.

  • Assisting with the compiling of tender submissions including writing methodologies and providing costings.

We are currently welcoming applications from candidates at all levels within this specialism and will also consider international applicants.

Minimum Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Engineering and/or Science

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as environmental practitioner

  • Proficient abilities in Microsoft Office is essential.

  • Excellent organisational skills and confidence in managing complex projects.

  • Ability to grasp new concepts very quickly, be adaptable and flexible.

  • Work in a wide range of environments from metropolitan sites to remote outback communities.

  • Sound understanding of scientific principles and relevant technologies.

  • Problem solving and innovation as an individual and as part of a team.

  • Ability to follow directions.

  • A team player with demonstrated superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to cope with urgency, efficiency, assign work priorities and work in a high pressure environment.

  • Ability to travel both intra- and interstate as required.

  • Valid manual drivers licence.

  • Experience in the remediation and decommissioning of retail fuel service stations

  • Civil Construction experience preferred

  • Demonstrable safety, health & environmental management experience in the construction/ land remediation industry

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills including influencing and negotiation

  • Experience of coaching, training, influencing and negotiating with staff at all levels to implement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification(s) in environmental science, geoscience, hydrology, soil science, environmental engineering or a related discipline.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

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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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249206BR

Virtual: No

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.

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