Senior/Principal Environmental Planner/ Scientist / Engineer

  •  Join a global Fortune 500 Organisation based in Fortitude Valley, QLD
  • Environmental Planning, Assessment and Approvals | Consulting
  • AECOM offer flexible work options including flexible start/finish times

The Role

AECOM’s Environment Business in Brisbane has an exciting opportunity for an experienced environmental or planning professional to join a high performing team and take a leading role in driving project delivery and excellence in client-service within the Impact Assessment & Permitting (IAP) Team.

Due to a strong pipeline of work we are looking for an experienced individual to lead on projects but also provide technical supervision, leadership and mentoring to our well-established environmental and planning team.

This role will provide the opportunity to take a leading position on high profile, challenging projects, which will support the continued growth of our business and foster the growth of our environmental, planning and approvals capability across the region.

Utilising your excellent communication skills, you will build positive relationships with peers, clients and stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation. In addition, this role will see you working closely with scientists and engineers of varying disciplines, drafters and project administrators as well contractors.

You will be actively involved in bid development and winning bid strategies, with business development and client relationship management a key focus for the role.

About You

  • 10+ years’ relevant, professional experience
  • Good knowledge of Federal and Queensland legislation and planning
  • Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Authority (EA) project experience – Advantageous
  • Experience working across Renewables / Power/ Transport / Defence / Mining markets – Advantageous.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Town/Urban/Environmental Planning or Environmental Management/Science/Engineering (or similar) – Essential
  • Project management training/accreditation – Advantageous

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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