Environmental Scientist – Contamination Assessment and Remediation


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

The infrastructure pipeline in south eastern Australia continues to grow, and AECOM is playing an influential role in the development and delivery of many of these key infrastructure programs and projects. This includes projects in the rail, roads, aviation, urban development, renewable energy and defence markets.

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

Job Details

Reporting to the Workgroup Manager - Geosciences and Remediation Services, you will task manage and contribute to contamination assessments and remediation projects of varying size and complexity. Your role will focus on assisting delivery of contamination management and assessment work packages within city-shaping infrastructure projects, with the flexibility to contribute to assessment and remediation projects in other sectors as required. With an uncompromising commitment to health and safety, client service and technical excellence, you will be an experienced environmental engineer or scientist, at ease in a dynamic work environment, preparing reports, leading field work teams, liaising with subcontractors, communicating with clients and project stakeholders, planning and preparing work scopes and promoting innovative solutions for your clients. You could be working on:

  • Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations

  • Remedial Action Plans

  • Site Validation Reports

  • Waste Classifications

  • Site supervision and contractor management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous experience in a consultancy environment, specifically contaminated land assessment and remediation

  • Technically strong in preliminary and detailed site investigations for soil, vapour, and groundwater

  • Experience in data management software (ESDAT / Equis) and preparation of environmental reports

  • H&S training including: First Aid, Construction Induction (White Card), and preferably 24 or 40 hr HAZWOPER.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, engineering, geology, or earth science.

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.


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

The infrastructure pipeline in south eastern Australia continues to grow, and AECOM is playing an influential role in the development and delivery of many of these key infrastructure programs and projects. This includes projects in the rail, roads, aviation, urban development, renewable energy and defence markets.

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

Job Details

Reporting to the Workgroup Manager - Geosciences and Remediation Services, you will task manage and contribute to contamination assessments and remediation projects of varying size and complexity. Your role will focus on assisting delivery of contamination management and assessment work packages within city-shaping infrastructure projects, with the flexibility to contribute to assessment and remediation projects in other sectors as required. With an uncompromising commitment to health and safety, client service and technical excellence, you will be an experienced environmental engineer or scientist, at ease in a dynamic work environment, preparing reports, leading field work teams, liaising with subcontractors, communicating with clients and project stakeholders, planning and preparing work scopes and promoting innovative solutions for your clients. You could be working on:

  • Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations

  • Remedial Action Plans

  • Site Validation Reports

  • Waste Classifications

  • Site supervision and contractor management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous experience in a consultancy environment, specifically contaminated land assessment and remediation

  • Technically strong in preliminary and detailed site investigations for soil, vapour, and groundwater

  • Experience in data management software (ESDAT / Equis) and preparation of environmental reports

  • H&S training including: First Aid, Construction Induction (White Card), and preferably 24 or 40 hr HAZWOPER.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as environmental science, engineering, geology, or earth science.

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.

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