AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Perth, Australia
Australia - Western Australia, Perth
We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Approvals specialist to be a part of our Impact Assessment and Permitting Team based in our Perth office.
You will be part of a high performing and dynamic team responsible for delivering best practice environmental advisory services for all phases of our clients’ infrastructure projects from planning to construction.
This position will provide experience working on high profile, major infrastructure assessment projects across a range of sectors, including transport (road/rail/ports), energy, mining, Defence and urban renewal property sectors. You will work amongst a team of peers and alongside our clients, while learning first-hand from our in-house senior advisors and technical leaders.
We are looking for an experienced environmental candidate who can prepare timely and high-quality inputs for the delivery of environmental impact assessments, constraints analyses and environmental management plans and assist in the organisation of resources, budgets and timelines for the management of these projects.
You will be required to work collaboratively to prepare advice, reports and proposals to clients, and develop effective relationships with our clients, in-house design teams and technical specialists to ensure projects are delivered successfully.
Provide environmental impact assessment expertise to resolve client/project requirements
Draft formal reports, proposals, tender documents and correspondence
Manage tasks, budgets and technical specialist inputs to meet time and resource requirements
Undertake ad hoc project related tasks as required, which may include studies and assessments, data analysis, technical writing, and presentations
Assist project managers in managing project budgets and project resources to ensure on time and on-budget delivery
Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, and internal design teams and technical specialists
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline (e.g. B. Env Sc, Env Planning, Env Eng.)
5-12 years relevant impact assessment experience
A strong understanding of the Environmental Approvals legislation and processes relevant to WA
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, report and proposal writing skills
Experience working for a consultancy
Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
Effective collaboration, negotiation and teaming skills
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)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 245129BR
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.