AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist – Impact Assessment in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney

Job Summary

Put your innovative thinking, technical excellence and passion for the environment into high gear. When you join a company that’s building a better world, your opportunities are unlimited. At AECOM, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives. Every day our team explores new possibilities for a better world.

Cleaner transportation. Healthier environments. Resilient cities. Healthier communities.

Our environment team helps private and public sector clients in Sydney, Australia and around the world deliver for their stakeholders while achieving compliance, promoting resilience and mitigating impacts and risks to our communities and natural environment.

Job Details:

We are looking for experienced candidates who are have demonstrated experience preparing high-quality environmental impact assessments, constraints analyses, strategic assessments and environmental management plans for key public and private clients.

Reporting to the Workgroup Manager, Impact Assessment and Permitting, you will be part of a close-knit, high performing team renowned for delivering best practice environmental impact assessment and advisory services for all phases of our clients' infrastructure projects from planning to construction.

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects extending from high profile, technical complex major infrastructure to minor, yet strategically important, asset improvements across a full suite of sectors including:

  • Transport (road, heavy rail, light rail and ports)

  • Renewable energy

  • Water utilities

  • Defence

  • Sports and recreation

  • Urban renewal property sectors

  • Oil and gas

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, environmental planning and/or environmental engineering

  • 4 to 8 years relevant environmental impact assessment experience

  • Experience working for a consultancy (preferred)

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to manage resources, timelines and budgets

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 173443BR

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.