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AECOM Site Remediation Manager in Perth, Australia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

It’s one thing to imagine a better world. AECOM is committed to delivering a more sustainable, resilient and equitable world.

We are inviting applications from Environmental Scientists & Environmental Engineers with demonstrated experience in environmental management in the construction and/or land remediation industry, to join our growing global team of industry experts. Based in Perth, this is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career, while learning from the best in the industry.

As Remediation Site Manager, reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading the successful contract delivery of remediation activities across a range of projects. You will play 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.

You will provide technical advice in relation to site remediation activities, such as soil and ground water treatment, soil vapour and waste disposal and will support and review contaminated land consultant reports to evaluate remediation options and associated costs. This is a hands on role, involved with the coordination and cooperation of all site activities, ensuring operations are being managed and maintained.

The Role will include:

  • 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.

  • Managing all stages of contaminated land projects, , analysing data gaps, developing conceptual site models, sampling analysis and quality plans, validating data, reporting, supporting risk assessments, analysing remedial options, remedial action plans and implementation and environmental management plans.

  • Managing the delivery on remediation programs by being AECOMs onsite representative

  • Working with contaminated land practitioners during the project life-cycle.

  • Supporting the development of Project Delivery Plans

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

  • Supporting the development of Environmental Management Plans, Traffic Management Plans and Materials Management Plans

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

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

  • Identify and contribute to the improvements to processes, work practices and overall client experiences.

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


We are looking for candidates with energy and enthusiasm who enjoy working collaboratively with a great team of people to provide solutions to our clients.

Some of the key skills and experiences you will need to be successful in the role are:

  • A relevant technical qualification in Environmental Engineering and/or Science

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as an environmental practitioner

  • Experience in remediation and decommissioning of retail fuel service stations – highly advantageous

  • Confident around the engagement and management of subcontractors

  • Willingness to work remotely on client sites – essential

  • A driver’s licence is essential for the role

Additional Information

Our global environmental business provides expertise across many different markets including Defence, upstream and downstream petroleum, asset management, mining, aviation and infrastructure.

Career development is at the core of everything we do and we will support you to learn quickly and develop the skills you need to progress your career to the next step, in whichever direction you choose. By working with our technical team of skilled environmental engineers, scientists, risk assessors and hydrogeologists you will have the opportunity to be involved in a range of interesting, challenging projects.

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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079719

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid