AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Perth, Australia
Australia - Western Australia, Perth
AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Contaminated Land Consultant to join our highly regarded and dynamic Geoscience and Remediation Services team based in Perth. You will work with a great team of environmental engineers, scientists, geologists, hydrologists and hydrogeologists, providing contaminated land assessment and remediation consulting on a wide range of projects. The role includes the opportunity to work for large international oil and gas, mining and public sector clients across Western Australia and further afield.
The Senior Contaminated Land Consultant will play a significant role in managing and delivering excellent quality work for our Clients and support the growth of the contaminated land business by developing and enhancing client relationships and winning work.
Management and coordination of various contaminated land projects, including preliminary and detailed site investigations, groundwater and soil vapour monitoring events, compliance monitoring and site remediation.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients to enhance client retention and growth
All aspects of project management, including preparation of scope and cost estimates, financial and budgetary management, resource allocation and scheduling, health and safety management and engagement of subcontractors.
Effective verbal and written communication, liaison and management of clients, regulatory bodies, contaminated land auditors, subcontractors, vendors and analytical laboratories.
Design of intrusive investigation and remediation programs, including preparation of sampling and analysis quality plans, placement and construction of groundwater and soil vapour monitoring wells, and selection of appropriate sampling and analytical techniques.
Authoring and peer review high quality interpretative and technical deliverables, including proposal/tender preparation as required.
To supervise, provide safety leadership and mentor/ develop junior staff.You will be required to work closely with our project teams to develop work programs designed to provide innovative and progressive project solutions for our clients. As such, we need an experienced professional, who possesses strong project management, technical, interpersonal and communication skills, and who is able to quickly respond to changing or challenging project needs. Whilst you will primarily be office-based, flexibility is a must, and you may be required to undertake field work from time-to-time as necessary.
Minimum 6 years' demonstrated experience in a professional contaminated land consultancy setting, including developing knowledge in the areas of project management.
Extensive experience and knowledge of contaminated land field methodologies, including supervision of drilling programs, service clearance and completion of groundwater and surface water sampling programs.
Strong background in contaminated site assessment and characterisation, including data gap analysis, uncertainty evaluation, establishment of data quality objectives and conceptual site model development.
Knowledge and experience of WA regulatory bodies, including application of the WA DER Contaminated Sites Act 2003.
- Appropriate tertiary qualification(s) in environmental science, geoscience, hydrology, soil science, environmental engineering or a related discipline.
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. 243311BR
Clearance Required 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.