Environmental Scientist – Impact Assessment and Permitting


  • Positive and collaborative work environment
  • AECOM offers flexible working arrangements
  • Join a team of enthusiastic professionals

The Role

We have a unique opportunity for an Environmental Scientist/Engineer to be a part of our Impact Assessment and Permitting (IAP) Team based in Perth and to take the next step in their career.

This position will provide experience and a greater level of responsibility working on a diverse array of high profile, major infrastructure assessment projects across a range of sectors, including transport (road/rail/ports/air), water utilities, energy, mining and oil and gas 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 and step up to manage timely and high-quality environmental impact assessments, constraints analyses, strategic assessments and environmental management plans and assist in the organisation of resources, budgets and timelines for the management of these projects.

You will develop your skills by working 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. You will also be responsible for key project related tasks as required, which may include studies and assessments, data analysis, technical writing, and presentations.

Our team here at AECOM is connected to our colleagues across Australia and New Zealand, and globally across the world, which allows our team to take up opportunities to work on exciting projects in a variety of regions on both a short term and long term basis.

About You

  • 3 to 7 years relevant impact assessment experience
  • Experience working for a consultancy
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to manage budgets
  • Previous experience working with Commonwealth agencies, e.g. Defence is beneficial.
  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline (e.g. B. Env Sc, Env Eng.)

Benefits at AECOM

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.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;
  • Paid parental and partner leave;
  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;
  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;
  • Employee stock purchase plans;
  • Study assistance;
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.
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